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I love the classic movie, The Wizard of Oz. My favorite scene is when Dorothy approaches a crossroad and meets the Scarecrow on her journey to find the Wizard. While contemplating which road will take her to Oz, Mr. Scarecrow attempts to give her directions. Following his incoherent ramblings, read more.
Dr. Allison Ilem, PhD, BCBA LifeCircles PACE Watch the WZZM Senior Wellness Segment on this topic. Healthy aging rests on the cornerstone of emotional wellness. Living well involves identifying what’s most important to us, making the best of what we need to continue these important life-giv read more.
Katie Joseph, MPA Director of Development Emmanuel Hospice Watch the 13 On Your Side Senior Wellness segment on this topic. It’s the time of year when bell ringers collect change, families volunteer at soup kitchens, and churches begin their Christmas toy drives. As the year wi read more.
Sara Lowe, LMSW Executive Director Emmanuel Hospice Watch the 13 on Your Side Senior Wellness Segment on this topic. November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, which is about bringing awareness to discussing hospice with loved ones. Each year, the Hospice and Palliative Care Asso read more.
Julie Godfrey, RN COS-C Nursing Clinical Manager Porter Hills Home Care Watch the 13 on Your Side Senior Wellness Segment on this topic. September is a Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month Atrial fibrillation (Afib) is an irregular and often rapid heart rate that can increase your risk of read more.
Watch the WZZM 13 on Your Side Senior Wellness Segment on this topic. Sara Lowe, Executive Director Emmanuel Hospice In recent years, essential oils have grown in popularity, and their use has also increased in healthcare settings as an alternative method to treat symptoms. They offer a uniqu read more.
Amy Rowland Social Worker Porter Hills Home Care Watch the WZZM13 Senior Wellness segment on this topic. Last week (Monday, January 22nd through Sunday, January 28th) was National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® a health observance week that aims to SHATTER THE MYTHS read more.
Sara Lowe, LMSW Executive Director Emmanuel Hospice Watch the WZZM13 Senior Wellness Segment on this topic. It’s natural that we want to share both triumphs and tragedies with our family and friends – and that includes posting online. However, it may be prudent to take a breath before de read more.
Jack Hart, DPT Physical Therapist Porter Hills Home Care Watch the Senior Wellness Segment on this topic. With the winter months come ice, snow, and hazardous weather. These winter conditions can be inconveniencing at best, and downright dangerous at their worst. Older adults, in particula read more.
Watch the WZZM13 Senior Wellness segment on this topic. Nurses work in a profession caring for people in many ways, probably more than you know. When most people think of a nurse they envision someone working in a hospital or passing medications. The truth is nurses have many roles. As the hea read more.