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Archive for the ‘Patient Tools’ Category

The Health Benefits of Prayer

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Posted on February 19th, 2018 by Teri Dreher, under Alternative Therapies, Patient Tools

According to the Washington Post, "...prayer is the most common complement to mainstream medicine, far outpacing acupuncture, herbs, vitamins and other alternative remedies." Though scientific studies vary as to the efficacy of prayer, most... Continue Reading »

Safe Sex for Seniors

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Posted on February 5th, 2018 by Teri Dreher, under Patient Tools, Tips & Resources

Safe sex never goes out of style Valentine's Day is right around corner, and while we're all for spreading the love, we want it spread safely. Practicing safe sex is important no matter what your age. With the growth rate of seniors skyrocketing,... Continue Reading »

Seasonal Affective Disorder: Tips and Tools

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Posted on January 29th, 2018 by Teri Dreher, under Alternative Therapies, Patient Tools, Tips & Resources

The Days are Getting Longer, but Winter is Still Here The Winter Solstice was on December 21st this year. That means that we're in the half of the year where days are supposed to be getting longer, and we should be able to enjoy more sunshine.... Continue Reading »

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 »