Healthcare Education

Benefits of Wearing a Cloth Face Covering

The CDC has recommended wearing a face mask or a cloth face covering in public settings, especially in settings were social distancing is difficult, such as grocery stores. While everyone should always try to maintain a proper six feet from people to create social distance, read below about the benefits of wearing a cloth face…

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Honoring National Nurse Appreciation Week

As the front line of a global health crisis, nursing professionals need our support now more than ever. Their skill and commitment during the coronavirus pandemic makes a lifesaving difference every day. During National Nurses Week, we want to honor these heroes.

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Raising Awareness About Oral, Head and Neck Cancer

Approximately 53,000 people in the U.S. will be newly diagnosed with oral cancer this year. 132 new people are diagnosed with oral cancer in the United States every day. National Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week raises awareness for oral, head, and neck cancer and the need for early detection in order to save…

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Pulmonary Care, What It Is And How It Helps You Recover

  Pulmonary care therapies are offered as both inpatient and outpatient services as well as in skilled nursing care facilities. Inpatient care involves critically ill patients with multiorgan system disease and requires the ability to synthesize large amounts of data. The skilled medical staff also coordinates care with other disciplines.   Pulmonary Care: What Is…

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Honoring Low Vision Awareness Month

By 2030, when the last baby boomers turn 65, the number of Americans who have visual impairments is projected to reach 7.2 million, with 5 million having low vision. Low vision is when even with regular glasses, contact lenses, medicine, or surgery, people have difficulty seeing, which makes everyday tasks difficult to do. For people…

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Coronavirus Hits Senior Citizens The Hardest

Coronavirus is hitting senior citizens the hardest, according to the National Institute of Aging.   Coronavirus, a respiratory illness, is also known as 2019-nCoV. It continues to rise worldwide. At last count, over 40,000 people have contracted this disease — and there are over 2000 deaths, just in China alone.   The preliminary indications are…

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Aspirin To Prevent First Heart Attack In Seniors Not Validated

Aspirin has often been recommended to senior citizens by doctors as a way to prevent getting their first heart attack. Aspirin is a blood thinner — and while it has been successful in preventing a second and third heart attack — or stroke, the benefit to prevent a first heart attack is really not clear.…

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Simple Strategies Seniors Can Use To Stay Healthy

There are simple strategies that we seniors should employ in order to maintain our health. As we age, it’s more important than ever to do our best to stay healthy. As Benjamin Franklin wisely said, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”. Here are a few suggestions that will help you stay…

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Poor Diet Can Result In Your Serious Vision Impairment

A poor diet which includes a lot of junk food increase your risk for serious visual impairment, like age-related macular degeneration (AMD)   By junk food, refer specifically to lots of red and processed meats, and fat-packed dairy. These foods are bad for your heart, and contribute to high cholesterol and other health issues. Now…

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