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Consider An Assisted Lifestyle Today


With Labor Day around the corner, the official end of summer is upon us. Even while the temperatures are still warm, we look toward the cooler fall days and the inevitable arrival of winter. It may seem like a long way off, but winter will be here before we know it. Many people do not consider making a move to an assisted lifestyle community until ...
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Wound Care & The Elderly


When it comes to senior healthcare, wound care is an area of particular concern for nursing staff. This is because the natural aging process can render the skin very susceptible to wounds and in some cases chronic wounds that do not heal. The skin can degenerate even if there is not an injury. The skin tends to grow thin and less resilient with age...
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Villas Senior Care Community: a Five-Star Facility

The Villas is rated five stars by CMS.gov

When looking for a review or rating for any industry or service, the information available can be overwhelming. What site should you trust? How do you know what information is objective and legitimate? Skilled nursing facilities are no different. They are subject to strenuous regulations and review by trusted organizations. The j provides a review ...
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Dog Days of Summer: Activities for Seniors

The dog days of summer can still be fun!

It is officially the dog days of summer – yes, it's a real thing. It dates back to Greek and Roman astrology -- the rising of the star Sirius (the dog star) and its connection on the calendar to sudden thunderstorms, heat and drought. In those days, it was also associated with mad dogs, lethargy and fever, conditions likely associated with health m...
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Arthritis & Summer Heat

Summer Heat can make arthritis pain worse.

Arthritis is a very common disease that affects millions of Americans. Arthritis refers to a variety of joint diseases or joint pain – according to the Arthritis Foundation there are more than 100 types. There are a few different categories of arthritis: degenerative, inflammatory, infectious and metabolic. To diagnose what category of arthritis a ...
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Springfield Clinic Associates at The Villas


The Villas Senior Care Community in Sherman is proud to partner with Springfield Clinic in providing superior medical care. The expansive body of medical knowledge and expertise they bring to the care of our residents at The Villas is invaluable. Medical Director: Dr. Pavinderpal S. Gill Dr. Gill has been the medical director at The Villas since 20...
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