Healthcare News

National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Alzheimer’s is a complex neurological disease that is the most common form of dementia. Alzheimer’s is a form of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking, and behavior. More than 5 million people in the United States have Alzheimer’s and more than 10 million are caring for a loved one with the disease. Detecting the…

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Honoring National Nursing Assistants Week

This week we recognize all the nursing assistants who have dedicated their lives to the well being of others. Nursing Assistants are key players in the lives of the people in their care and they deserve a sincere “Thank You” and recognition for their efforts and bravery during this global emergency.Thank you to our healthcare…

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Honoring World Tuberculosis Day

Each day, over 4,000 people lose their lives to Tuberculosis (TB )and close to 30,000 people fall ill with this preventable and curable disease. We aim to raise public awareness about the devastating health, social and economic consequences of Tuberculosis, and to step up efforts to end the global TB epidemic.

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Coronavirus Symptoms, How Long Do They Last?

Coronavirus symptoms are pretty well catalogued and publicized to the American people at this point. Most of us know what to look out for, and when it’s time to get medical help.   However, the question, that so far has not been answered is — how long do these symptoms last. Doctors and health care…

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High Insulin Prices Now Capped By Part D New Guidelines

High insulin prices will now be capped by new Part-D Medicare guidelines. This announcement comes from The CMS’ Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation — that Medicare enrollees’ out-of-pocket costs for insulin will be drastically reduced. Senior citizens will be the biggest beneficiaries of this price cap.   The Part D Senior Savings Model will cap…

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National Nutrition Month

“Eat Right, Bite by Bite!” March is National Nutrition Month! We encourage everyone to focus on making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits.

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2020 Quality Initiative Recognition

Ditmas Park Care Center is proud to accept this Certificate of Achievement for the 2020 Quality Initiative Recognition Program from the American Health Care Association, and the National Center for Assisted Living.

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Aerobic Exercise Speeds Up Recovery For Stroke Patients

Aerobic exercise given as physical therapy speeds up the recovery of stroke patients, a recent study found. This is great news for the 6.6 million people in the United States who have survived a stroke. It’s a new approach to physical therapy that may help stroke patients resume a physically active life.     Aerobic…

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