Every year as the clock strikes midnight on January 1st, people get caught up in the excitement of another new year and brainstorm ways to better themselves. Unfortunately, this over-ambition can lead to many individuals creating aggressive or unrealistic goals and then giving up on them before the year ends. If you didn’t establish any resolutions for this year or are already reevaluating yours and need help focusing on your overall health, DispatchHealth is here to lend a hand.
Define What ‘Healthy’ Means to You
Before you start listing off ways to better yourself, it would help to define exactly what the term “healthy” means to you. Once upon a time, resolutions and the idea of health were centered around shedding pounds and cutting out sweet treats. However, being healthy isn’t just about physical appearance or the number on the scale—it’s about doing what’s best for your body and your mind. Also, remember that your health and your body will change as you age, so goals you had 10 or 15 years ago may no longer be in your best interest; instead, focus on the now.
How DispatchHealth Can Help
Now that you have an idea of what is best for you, you might find it beneficial to have some guidance from healthcare specialists. DispatchHealth’s professional medical teams offer in-home care for a variety of conditions, so we have extensive experience helping individuals manage their health and feel their best. Here are just a few healthy resolutions that DispatchHealth is more than happy to assist you with:
Managing Your Healthcare Journey
Like many people, you probably seek out medical care when you’re feeling under the weather or suffer an injury. This is certainly crucial to your health, and DispatchHealth can help you with both by offering in-home treatment for various acute, urgent conditions. But it’s also important to stay on top of your health by visiting your doctor and getting examined regularly. This is another task that DispatchHealth can assist with, as we work closely with our patient’s primary care physicians, integrating our care with that of their current caregivers.
Focus on Recovery
This past year was tough for many people for various reasons. Maybe you underwent a major procedure, were diagnosed with a new condition, or had another big change to your health and are now recovering and learning to cope. Instead of continuously making trips to the hospital or doctor’s office for checkups or care for flare-ups of symptoms, you can have DispatchHealth visit your home. Our Advanced, Bridge, and Extended Care programs offer varying levels of monitoring and caring for patients, so you can make recovery a top priority for the new year.
Practice Self Care
Self-care means taking care of oneself with behaviors that promote health. This can include meditating, doing something you love, or learning a new skill—it looks different for everyone. However, not everyone is fully capable of taking care of themselves, like those with underlying health conditions or physical limitations. People in situations like these may find that the best form of self-care is actually to have someone lend a hand. DispatchHealth’s Extended Care program provides 24/7 coverage to monitor and treat patients, with a special focus on physical and occupational therapy.
We’re Here When You Need Us
DispatchHealth is happy to be a part of your healthcare journey and bring the power of the hospital to the comfort of your home™. Whatever your goals are for your health this year, our team can help you accomplish them and step in whenever necessary to provide trusted and compassionate in-home care. You can schedule an appointment through our website or by giving us a call, and then speak with one of our clinical team members to discuss the symptoms you’re experiencing and determine the extent of your condition. Here’s to a healthy and fulfilling year ahead!
For life-threatening and time-sensitive injuries and illnesses, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room. DispatchHealth shouldn’t be used in a life-threatening emergency and doesn’t replace a primary care provider.
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