March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States and the second leading cause of death from cancer. Colorectal cancer affects people in al...
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February is American Heart Month

American Heart Month - March
  Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. Every year, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease. The good news?...
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A Deadly Distraction: Texting and Driving

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In today's fast pace environment, where most us find ourselves shuffling multiple tasks per day like an old riddle book, it is no secret that distractions have ...
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Occupational Therapy Month: Let Us Recognize #OccupationalTherapyMonth!

Occupational Therapy Month #occupationaltherapymonth
Every year since 1980, the medical community sets aside an entire month to recognize a very special group of physicians. The month of April is a time for us to ...
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Philadelphia: Working Together Networking Breakfast

Philadelphia Working Together Breakfast
Keynote Speaker: Michael J. Stack III, Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce brought together Philadelphia’s International Chambers of Commerce and business organizations as we welcome Lieutenant Governor Mike Stack. The Lt. Governor will speak about ...
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ACO (Accountable Care Organization), What’s That?

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The ACA (Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act) sought out to implement innovation into the medical world. Their plan was to create an improved quality of safe healthcare, while also managing to reduce costs for Medicare patients. In the beginning of 2012, the ACA accomplished their goal, and o...
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Medicare 101

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Are you Medicare eligible? Turning 65? Do you have questions about Medicare such as: What are the parts of Medicare? What does Medicare cover? What are my options to fill in the gaps?  What can I do during Annual Enrollment? Join us for a  free educational session for all the answers! Mond...
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New Technology Aims to Keeps Local Seniors Independent Longer

Philadelphia, PA – Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services, LLC announced today that they are partnering with Clear Care to implement new technology that aims to help local seniors live independently as long as possible. The comprehensive homecare system utilizes I Pads /tablets, smartphones, ...
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Top 10 Reasons to Refer to a Home Health Provider

A referral to a home health provider should be considered if any of the following conditions are present and assuming the patient will have any difficulty safely leaving the home or it requires a taxing effort on the part of the patient or their family. Patient has a new diagnosis or an exacerbation...
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