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May 6-12th is “National Nurses’ Week”. Nurses provide care in every healthcare setting, in difficult situations and conditions and often at great personal sacrifice. This is a time to celebrate and honor the hard work, sacrifice, commitment, and care provided by nurses all around the country every day of the year. Nurses make up the backbone of the healthcare system as the largest and most diverse of all the healthcare professions.
Techniques for Managing Life with Chronic Pain
May 6, 2019You’ve just been diagnosed with a chronic pain condition—now what? For many, this diagnosis can come as a real blow. We all make plans and set goals, but none of them include dealing with constant pain. Your doctor has presented you with a few options to help you cope with the condition, but you’re not sure which is the best for you. If you are grappling for your next step, here is a possible path to stand up to your chronic pain and reclaim your life.
Neurologist Dr. Duarte Machado Presents on Dyskinesia in Parkinson's Disease at Fresh River Healthcare
May 2, 2019On April 24, 2019 Fresh River Healthcare hosted a presentation by Dr. Duarte Machado of the David and Rhonda Chase Family Movement Disorders Center. Dr. Machado presented to an assembled group of caregivers, clinicians, persons with Parkinson disease and others on the topic of “Dyskinesia: The Sudden and Uncontrolled Movements of Patients with Parkinson Disease.”
Parkville Care Center Recreation Program Debuts Custom Built Domino Table with Puerto Rican Theme
April 29, 2019On April 25th the recreation team at Parkville Care Center, led by Katie Jeans, took possession of a custom built Domino table, emblazoned with artwork celebrating Puerto Rican heritage. Custom built by Julio Rivera for the residents of Parkville Care Center to put to immediate use. Shown here as Julio constructs the base and the finished product.
Depression affects millions of Americans each year, leading to other issues that can take a toll on physical health, job performance, and the ability to take care of oneself. For seniors who are suffering from depression, these issues can become major problems that manifest in different ways. There are many different contributors to depression in older adults, from loneliness to the loss of a loved one, which means there are just as many approaches to healing.