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Varicose Veins


You likely have heard of varicose veins, have them yourself or have seen them on someone else. Varicose veins are large, twisted veins that have become elongated or thickened that are not able to properly control blood flow. These damaged veins most often occur in the legs and are visible on the surface of the skin. Varicose veins and other venous ...
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Resident Masking Policy


Effective the week of May 3, all residents will be required to wear a mask when they are outside of their room, in accordance with the social distancing guidelines. We wanted to communicate this to you so you are not alarmed if you see a mask on your loved one. This is a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of the virus. Our goal is to ...
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How to Boost Your Immune System


With the current COVID-19 situation sweeping our nation, a focus on immune system health has become more critical than ever. People with compromised immune systems, like many of the elderly population, have been deemed more at risk than other demographics. This is consistent with other illnesses such an influenza, however the nature of the COVID-19...
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Caregiver Burnout & Important Self-Care


There are more than 43 million caregivers in the United States, can you believe that! A caregiver, by this definition, is a person who provides unpaid care to an adult or a child in need. Of that number, more than half (over 34 million!) have provided care to another adult over the age of 50.These informal caregivers are different than people who p...
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Caregiver Burnout & Important Self-Care


There are more than 43 million caregivers in the United States, can you believe that! A caregiver, by this definition, is a person who provides unpaid care to an adult or a child in need. Of that number, more than half (over 34 million!) have provided care to another adult over the age of 50.These informal caregivers are different than people who p...
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Circulation in the Elderly & Cold Weather


Circulation: movement to and fro or around something, especially that of fluid in a closed system. Our circulatory system, or the cardiovascular system, permits blood to circulate throughout the body. It also transports nutrients, oxygen, carbon dioxide, blood cells and hormones to and from the cells of our body to provide nourishment. As we age, t...
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