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Planning for long term care is often done for a loved one, as it becomes needed. However, long-term care should be thought of in advance.  It is hard to imagine getting into an accident or having an injury that could cause long-term care, or aging...

May is recognized as the National Stroke Awareness Month.  According to the American Heart Association, in the United States, strokes are the fifth leading cause of death.  Stroke Awareness month is highly promoted and important, because statistics show that 80 percent of strokes may be...

What is an Adult Care Home? An adult care home, also known as an assisted living residence, is a facility where residents who cannot live alone or choose to no longer live by themselves reside.  An individual may need to reside at an adult care home...

Home safety is essential to keeping you and your family safe and for preparing you for possible home emergencies.  According to the National Safety Council, in 2016 there were 161,374 preventable injury-related deaths.  They also report that this number has increased 86% in the last...

There is a recent push in healthcare to transition from a patient mindset to a partner mindset.  A patient is someone who is receiving treatment and a partner is someone who takes part in his or her treatment.  This trend is patient-focused and encourages healthcare...

March 11th through March 17th is 2018‘s Patient Safety Awareness week. This week is dedicated to focusing on improving patient safety and recognizing that we can all play a part in this effort. According to the Campaign for Patient Safety 4 out of 10 Americans report to have...

What is a pharmacy technician? This week is highlighting the role of a pharmacy technician.  A pharmacy technician has a significant role in assisting to keep a pharmacy safe, organized and efficient.  A pharmacy technician is part of a team that takes care of patients, specifically...

In the United States, food allergies have steadily increased among Americans in the past several decades.  There is ongoing research being done to figure out why there is this increase and what we can do to make changes for future generations.  In the healthcare field,...

Pain is defined by Wikipedia as a distressing feeling caused by destructive stimuli.  Pain can affect any person at different points in their lives and is often unique to each individual.   Many people can say over the course of their lifetime that they have experienced...

The 2017/2018 flu activity has been a popular topic across the United States due to its prevalence and severity.   Influenza, also known as the flu, is a respiratory illness caused by the influenza virus.  Typically, the timeline of the flu can range from October through...

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