March 2, 2024

End Stage Kidney Disease

End Stage Renal Disease: Patient/Family Education What is end stage renal disease? ESRD happens when your kidneys are no longer able to work at the required level that is needed to sustain life. Renal disease is classified in stage 1 through 5. When your classification is 5, your kidneys function poorly and they are not […]

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March 1, 2024

National Social Work Month

National Social Work Month Some patients can head home after an office visit or hospitalization, pick up their prescriptions, and manage follow-up appointments and care. Others may need a lot more help. When they do, medical social workers can provide valuable insight and access to resources. Whether patients need home health services or end-of-life care, […]

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February 10, 2024

Embracing Heart Health at Home

Embracing Heart Health at Home: The Role of OTs and PTs During American Heart Month Cardiovascular disease (CVD), encompassing conditions like Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) and heart disease, significantly impacts daily life and requires specialized care strategies. Occupational Therapists (OTs) and Physical Therapists (PTs) play crucial roles in home health settings, focusing on the patient’s […]

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January 16, 2024

Navigating Life with Grace: Mindfulness for Chronic Conditions

Living with a chronic condition, like Diabetes or COPD, is more than a medical challenge; it’s a journey that intertwines with every aspect of your life. Amid the routine of medications, doctor’s appointments, and self-care, it’s easy to lose sight of what brings you joy in life. This is where mindfulness, a simple yet profound […]

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January 2, 2024

Ensuring Bath Safety in Nursing and Assisted Living Facilities

By: Matt Kovalchick, PT Introduction: Bath safety is a critical issue in Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF) and Assisted Living Facilities (ALF), where residents often face mobility or balance challenges. These limitations can unfortunately lead to falls and other incidents during what should be a private and dignified experience. As a physical therapist, my goal is […]

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November 20, 2023

Hello World – Test News Post

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February 17, 2023

Black History Month & Medical Advancements

Black History Month and the Medical Advancements We Have Today Thanks to People of Color Have you ever touted the wonders of laser eye surgery to remove cataracts, blood transfusions, or pacemakers? We might not be promoting these and other advancements today if it were not for the ingenuity of African American scientists, practitioners, and […]

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