• A Volunteer and His Best Friend

    Jim Hitzeman and Maggie We use the internet these days to search for just about anything and everything. And, when Jim Hitzeman searched for volunteer opportunities near his home base, he was drawn to two words used in a description of the volunteer work: Puppy Love. He was immediately intrigued by a Paradigm Health ad calling for volunteers and their pets. Enter volunteer assistant[...]

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    Understanding the Role of Occupational Therapy in End of Life Care

    Many families understand how therapy can assist loved ones as they recover from an acute condition, such as falling or having a stroke. Occupational therapy is also an important part of continuous care for clients with a chronic illness or who are nearing the end of life. Benefits of Occupational Therapy “Occupations” are things people want to do, need to do, or are expected to do in [...]

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    Kara Alwine is Part Social Worker-Part Compassionate Listener

    Kara Alwine, MSW, Paradigm Health Social Worker Meet Kara Alwine, MSW, Paradigm Health Social Worker. Ask Paradigm Health certified social worker Kara Alwine to describe what she does every day and you most likely will hear her respond with tasks like assist, refer, support, help, and provide. But she doesn’t think of any of these offerings to hospice patients, their families, and [...]

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    Meet a Social Worker: Elizabeth Hollingsworth

    Get to know medical social worker Elizabeth Hollingsworth, MSW LSW: "The opportunity to connect with Paradigm Health’s patients and being able to provide comfort and support to them and their families during such a difficult time has been so rewarding and uplifting,” shares Hollingsworth.    Share your professional background and how long you have been with Paradigm Health:[...]

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    Music Therapy Offers Life Enrichment

    Most people enjoy listening to music, and many people love to sing or play an instrument. But the power of music goes beyond mere enjoyment. Music is a tool that can be used to calm anxiety, provide comfort, and even assist with pain management. At Paradigm Health, we believe in caring for the whole person, and that’s why music therapy is one of the services we offer to enrich the day-to-day [...]

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    Abigail Landreth is the newest board-certified music therapist at Paradigm Health, beginning her work with Paradigm in February 2018. She graduated from University of Cincinnati’s College Conservatory of Music with a bachelor’s degree in music with a concentration in classical voice. She later completed a post baccalaureate equivalency program in music therapy at Cleveland State University.[...]

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    Give a Little Healthy Love This Year!

    It’s almost Valentine’s Day and the time of year to celebrate love, even though Mother Teresa has said that “love is a fruit in season at all times.” Most likely, Dick and Helen Lee agree that love is always in season. Dick (age 94) proposed to high school sweetheart Helen (93) in a love letter, and they were married in a civil service over 75 years ago while Dick was on a short[...]

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    Paradigm Recognizes Family Nurse Practitioner Adeshola Afolabi

    Nurse practitioners play an important role in developing and delivering palliative care treatment plans, and Paradigm is fortunate to have Adeshola “Shola” Afolabi on our staff. Meet Nurse Practitioner Shola Afolabi Shola is a palliative care nurse practitioner with Paradigm Health: an innovator and leader in palliative care. Shola brings with him well-rounded nursing and family nurse [...]

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    Palliative Care for Veterans

    November 12, 2018 | Blog
    Palliative Care for Veterans

    Indianapolis is home to more than 45,000 military veterans, more than half of whom are over age 55. As Hoosiers Caring for Hoosiers, Paradigm Health is committed to understanding the unique challenges these heroes face as they confront illness and end of life, so we can provide them with quality, personalized palliative care to ease the journey. That’s why Paradigm has partnered with We Honor[...]

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    Paradigm Living Concepts Celebrates Five Years of Service to Central Indiana;  Introduces Paradigm Health

    Paradigm Living Concepts, a home health, hospice and palliative care company is celebrating five years of service to the Central Indiana community. In response to steady industry growth, Paradigm Living Concepts recently expanded business operations and has relocated to a new office located at 8904 Bash Street, Suite B, on the northeast side of Indianapolis. Over the past five years of [...]

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