As the aging population grows, the number of people living with chronic diseases will continue to rise. Because medical advancements have increased the lifespan of these individuals, there is a consistent need for healthcare efforts directed toward disease management. By addressing the morbidity and mortality associated with chronic diseases, healthcare providers can improve quality of life and reduce hospital readmissions for the aging population.
Ohio Living Home Health & Hospice, a leading agency serving 48 Ohio counties, is using innovative technology to keep patients healthy and at home.
Jenni Blendu, RN, MBA, shares her experiences as a nurse and as a patient managing a chronic heart condition. In honor of American Heart Month, Jenni writes a personal reflection discussing her struggles helping patients with chronic disease while also managing her own. Read more of her story on her featured article in Live Younger Longer.