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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.
Sarah Edwards, RDN Dale Simmons, Dining Services Director Porter Hills Dining Services Watch the WZZM13 Senior Wellness segment on this topic. Foods to keep your mind sharp: As we age the risk of developing Dementia, a general term for a decline in memory and thinking skills that a read more.
Kristi Schneider, PT, DPT, GCS LifeCircles–PACE, Holland Click here to watch the WZZM13 Senior Wellness segment on this topic. As our bodies age, changes occur that impact our physical function. General effects of aging include: loss of tissue elasticity, mineral loss in bones and loss of mu read more.
Angela Lindeman, RN BSN Case Manager Porter Hills Home Care Click here to view the WZZM13 Senior Wellness Segment on this topic. As a former Emergency Room nurse, I took care of patients whose lives were forever changed by heart disease. I have witnessed the residual effects of a stroke i read more.
Jessica Mays, RN Porter Hills Home Care Clinical Manager Click here to view the WZZM13 Senior Wellness segment on this topic. With hospital stays becoming shorter and shorter, and with so many people unable to drive to the doctor, how can we help manage day-to-day medical conditions at home, read more.
What is Heart Disease? According to the American Heart Association (AHA), it is a simple term used to describe several problems related to the buildup of plaque on the walls of arteries (“atherosclerosis”). This buildup causes the arteries to narrow and block the flow of blood. The lack of adequ read more.