• Paradigm Invests in Financial Wellness

    Paradigm Health places the highest priority in taking care of its team members and seeking strategies that assist in their overall wellness. We understand that stresses at home don’t stop once our employees enter the workplace each day. To start 2020, we are once again investing in our team by launching Dave Ramsey’s Smart Dollar Program for each employee. The Smart Dollar Program is an [...]

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    Holiday Depression Tips: Listen, Encourage, Connect and Support

    This holiday season ask your loved one more than how they feel physically and identify feelings of depression early. The holiday season is usually filled with a whirlwind of shopping, special events and family traditions. For many of us living close to our families, we are able to keep a watchful eye on aging or ill family members on a regular if not daily basis. For others who may live far [...]

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    What should families look for in a hospice care provider? Someone as special as Meredith Briles

    “The people who make you smile from just seeing them, those are my favorite people.” Leonardo da Vinci  Spend less than 10 minutes with Paradigm Health hospice nurse Meredith Briles and you will have, most likely, smiled the entire time. Her “lean in” enthusiasm and dedication to caring for her hospice patients and their families as they travel life’s final chapter together is [...]

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    A Lifetime of Ministry One Journey at a Time

    Paradigm Health Hospice Chaplain Bob Barge is with patients and families during hospice care and beyond.   Robert Barge, Hospice Chaplain In reflection, current Paradigm Health Hospice Chaplain Bob Barge says he didn’t realize it at the time, but hospice care would have been a better healthcare option for his grandmother during her end-of-life journey. “I was making regular [...]

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    Paradigm Health Home Health Nurse Ashley Lukes Takes the Extra Step for Patients

    Meet Ashley Lukes. Ashley Lukes, Home Health Nurse Paradigm Health home health nurse Ashley Lukes vividly remembers her doctors telling her that she would not live to be 30. She was 24 at the time. A baffling illness stemming from the base of her spine kept doctors changing her treatment path and sending her back and forth to the hospital for care many, many times. She describes the [...]

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    Connecting Palliative Care Patients and Resources

    Meet Paradigm Health Licensed Clinical Social Worker Kathy Molloy Licensed Clinical Social Worker Kathy Molloy   New Paradigm Health Social Worker Kathy Molloy has spent her entire career in the healthcare field doing social work in hospital, rehab and hospice care settings. With a degree in psychology and a master’s in social work, she understands that a team approach is crucial to[...]

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    Paradigm Health’s Dementia and Alzheimer’s Training Goes Above and Beyond

    Certified Dementia Practitioners help keep continued education for Paradigm Health staff front and center. Paradigm Health CEO Jeff Jarecki is firm in his belief that by being an employer of choice you lay the foundation for becoming a provider of choice. The company philosophy commits to support, care and ongoing training for its valued employees which in turn directly corresponds to [...]

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    Celebrating Nurse Practitioners Week: Tammra Mallory

    Nurse Practitioners are an important part of Paradigm Health's care team and we want to recognize them as part of Nurse Practitioners Week November 10—16, 2019. There are more than 270,000 Nurse Practitioners in the United States who focus on health promotion and education, disease prevention and guiding patients to make smarter health and lifestyle choices. The Role of Nurse Practitioners [...]

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    Meet Shelley Ross — Connecting medical and emotional support for the end-of-life journey. Shelley Ross Shelley Ross has spent most of her professional life in education — both as teacher and student. Her undergraduate degree in psychology followed by a master’s in health education from prestigious NYU, prepared Ross for a 25-plus year teaching career in health education taking [...]

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    Paradigm Health Chaplain Bryan Smith is in his 11th year as a hospice chaplain and says that visits with patients and their loved ones provides both spiritual companionship and support. “During a visit with a patient and their family, we spend time in life review and conversation if they are able to do so, have Bible readings and/or devotionals and prayerful support,” says Smith. “As [...]

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