Whether it’s tripping over a loose cord, an unsecured rug or even over your own feet – falls can happen in the blink of an eye. It’s no secret that, as you age, injuries from falling become a greater risk. Falling can lead to broken bones and other serious injuries that can impact your quality [...]
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With the holiday season quickly approaching, it can be understandably difficult to keep your stress levels low. The holidays often present a dizzying array of demands – cooking meals, shopping, baking, cleaning and entertaining. But with some practical tips, you can work to minimize the stress that accompanies the holidays. You may even end up [...]
Adults need an average of seven hours of sleep a night, but sleep schedules look different for everyone. Whether you struggle to fall asleep or can’t seem to wake up in the mornings, managing a sleep schedule can be difficult. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently reported that 1 in 3 adults are [...]
You may think of stretching as something performed only by runners or gymnasts. But, we all need to stretch in order to protect our mobility and independence. You’ve likely heard of the terms downward-facing dog, sun salutation and child’s pose – these are all common stretches used daily by those aiming to improve their overall [...]
Almost every week, a new diet trend is hitting the health food headlines – making “diet culture” a confusing and frustrating concept for many people. There is, however, one diet plan that has consistently proven its effectiveness in maintaining a healthy lifestyle and reducing risk of developing conditions such as diabetes, cancer, heart disease and [...]
Compwell offers a full suite of chronic care wellness services, which provide an improved quality of life for patients. Our services achieve meaningful health results by encompassing what is important to the patient – including lifestyle, goals and motivations – while employing the very latest evidence-based clinical guidelines to drive decisions. While chronic care management [...]
People are creatures of habit, which is why routines offer a way to promote health and wellness – through structure and organization. A morning routine means you perform the same basic tasks in the same order every day. There are numerous psychological and physical benefits of having a set routine when it comes to managing [...]
When it comes to health care, many people live reactively instead of proactively. Plain and simple – preventive health care saves lives, as detecting health-related problems beforehand result in a better chance of recovery. There are several positive outcomes that accompany preventive health care. Keep reading to learn more about the benefits and how you [...]
Chronic care management: What is it? Chronic care management (CCM) made its debut in 2015 when it was launched by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The introduction of CCM led to a more efficient means of care teams proactively engaging and managing patients with problematic chronic diseases, while enhancing outcomes and reducing treatment [...]