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Welcome to the Communities of Care blog.  Since 1999, we have been providing home care nurses for medically complex children and adults who live in the Minneapolis/St Paul metro area.  Many of our clients need home care nursing for conditions like ventilator dependence, tracheotomies, seizure disorders, respiratory disorders, genetic syndromes, heart conditions, neurological conditions, and...
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Five Tips for Focus

As we begin to re-establish routines and re-enter society, it's easy to get weighed down by stress and anxiety. To stay balanced, motivators such as Brendon Burchard have created simple and effective routines for focus and peace. Brendon Burchard is a three-time NYT Bestseller and a member of Oprah's Super Soul 100, among countless other accolades....
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Calm, Cool, and Collected- Staying Cool in Summer

While Minnesotans are grateful for summer, the extreme heat can be a problem before we get used to it. Heat exhaustion follows heat cramps and precedes heatstroke, which can be dangerous without proper treatment.  Signs of heatstroke include:
  • cool skin and goosebumps, even in the heat,
  • faintness
  • dizziness
  • muscle cramps.
The best ways to treat and...
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Managing Mosquitos

As fun as summer in Minnesota is, no one likes a mosquito. They attack out of nowhere and leave irritating bumps in our way! Chemical bug sprays are popular for combating them, but there are some awesome natural alternatives for those who are chemical-averse. Healthline has a list of natural oils that repel mosquitoes,...

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Inclusive Playgrounds in MN

As summer 2021 kicks into high gear, many are looking forward to getting back to playgrounds and parks. Here are a few of the many inclusive playgrounds in the Twin Cities, open to families of all ages and abilities. Many of these playgrounds were designed with the assistance of Flagship...

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