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Archive for the ‘Patient Tools’ Category

Safety Tips for Seniors on Social Media

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Posted on January 22nd, 2018 by Sally Perkins, under Patient Tools, Tips & Resources

Seniors are not behind when it comes to using the Internet. In fact, 40 percent of senior citizens have Smartphones and 34 percent of Americans over the age of 65 use Facebook or other social media platforms. Social media is fun! It provides you... Continue Reading »

Flu Outbreak 2018 (and what you can do to stay healthy)

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Posted on January 15th, 2018 by Teri Dreher, under Nutrition, Patient Tools

We’re two weeks in, and 2018 already feels like a whirlwind of a year. Aside from the chaos that ordinarily comes with kicking off a new year, our country is seeing a severe flu outbreak. Currently, there are over 60,000 laboratory-confirmed cases... Continue Reading »

How to Advocate for Your Advocate

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Posted on January 11th, 2018 by Teri Dreher, under Patient Advocacy, Patient Tools, Take Charge, Tips & Resources

We all Need a Little Help from Our Friends We say it all the time; everyone serves as an advocate at one time or another. Whether it’s taking your grandma to an appointment, sitting with a friend who’s waiting on scary test results, or even... Continue Reading »

The Benefits of Music Therapy

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Posted on December 25th, 2017 by Teri Dreher, under Alternative Therapies, Patient Tools

The Universal Language                           Music plays a significant role in nearly everyone’s life, but for some people it represents much more than an invitation to dance or a soundtrack for the morning... Continue Reading »

Get to Know Your Advocate – Sibyl Yau

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Posted on December 11th, 2017 by Teri Dreher, under Inspiring Stories, Patient Advocacy, Patient Tools, Tips & Resources

Q: Let’s start with the obvious; what you drew you to patient advocacy? A: I’m an only child and my parents were older when I was born. My mother was 36 when she had me, so I grew up with older parents who had healthcare issues. I became a... Continue Reading »

Technology That Saves Lives

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Posted on October 16th, 2014 by Teri Dreher, under Patient Tools, Something New, Tips & Resources

iPhone users, have you had a chance to update to IOS 8 yet? If not, you are missing out on a valuable tool that can actually save lives. The new smart phone health and medical information app includes a handy way to store your correct, up... Continue Reading »