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Learn More About Sepsis Screening & Education – It Could Be a Life-Saver

By investing a few minutes, home care clinicians can make a world of difference by Chris Chimenti, MSPT, ACCH, Senior Director of Clinical Innovation, HCR Home Care What is sepsis? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “Sepsis … Continue reading

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September is National Disaster Preparedness Month: Social Determinants, Health Care Coalitions and Disaster Preparedness

by Barbara B. Citarella, RN, MS, CHCE, NHCP-BC, President & CEO, RBC Limited Healthcare & Management Consultants With Hurricane Florence looming in the Atlantic Ocean, the timeliness of National Preparedness Month (NPM), which is recognized each September, is more important this year … Continue reading

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National Immunization Awareness Month – The Importance of Adult Vaccination

written by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Vaccines provide protection for everyone! August is National Immunization Awareness Month. As a health professional, it’s an opportune time to remind adults about getting their vaccines. Each year thousands of adults … Continue reading

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Summer Heat and the Risks for Seniors

by Misty Kevech, HHQI RN Project Coordinator As we enter into the “Dog Days of Summer,” we have seen triple-digit temperatures across a large portion of the U.S. Seniors are at high risk for heat stress, especially related to sudden … Continue reading

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Preventing Strokes in the Elderly

by Matthew Boyle, COO, Landmark Senior Living In part two of my blog focused on stroke education, I will discuss things people can do to reduce their chance of stroke. While you can’t reverse the advancement of age, you can take … Continue reading

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Stroke 101: What is a Stroke and What Are the Signs

by Matthew Boyle, COO, Landmark Senior Living Currently in the United States, every 40 seconds someone suffers from a stroke. This translates to nearly 800,000 people per year, of which 140,000 result in death. Given our country’s propensity for fast food … Continue reading

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During National Women’s Health Week, Honor Your Own Health

10 Tips for Good Health in Later Life by HealthinAging.org National Women’s Health Week (May 13-19, 2018) is a perfect reminder to female healthcare providers to practice what we preach. As caregivers and as women who serve our communities’ health, … Continue reading

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