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 [...]
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.[...]
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[...]
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 [...]
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[...]
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 [...]
As part of Paradigm’s blog series to help you prepare for flu season, we’ve covered when and why to get a flu shot, as well as additional actions you can take to protect your health this season. You may also want to stock up on wellness supplies, so you can limit your exposure to sick people during the season and avoid spreading germs if you or your loved ones do become ill. Below are [...]
Seasonal flu is a significant health concern, especially for hospice and home health patients and their families. Paradigm’s recent blog post explains how flu shots are the best, most important step to preventing complications. This article includes additional steps you can take to keep your family healthy during flu season.
Everyday Actions to Protect Your Health This Season
When infected [...]
Did you know falls are the leading cause of injuries for older adults? One in four Americans age 65 and older falls every year. Falls can result in hip fractures, broken bones, and head injuries. Fall injuries can also be fatal. Fall prevention is critical to keeping seniors safe.
Even without a major injury, a fall can cause an older adult to become fearful or depressed, making it difficult [...]
Fall is here, and it’s time to start planning for flu season! Paradigm has compiled information to help you understand the risk of flu and how to protect your family.
Understanding the Illness
Flu symptoms are caused by influenza viruses which infect a person’s nose, throat, and lungs. Infected people often experience respiratory symptoms such as cough and sore throat, as well as fever and [...]