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Serve up some heart health this February
Serve up some heart health this February

February is American Heart Month. Heart disease is a leading cause of poor health and disability in the United States. It’s responsible for eroding the quality of life and mobility for millions of people. Unfortunately, advanced age increases the likelihood of developing heart disease. According to 2018 data from the Centers for Disease Control and

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Vaccines are new tools in the COVID-19 fight
Vaccines are new tools in the COVID-19 fight

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has united people across our nation. Within a few months, life as we knew it changed. Yet, so many people have shown resilience and consideration as they adjusted to new information and health precautions to protect themselves and others from the threat. Frontline healthcare workers, like those at Capitol

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Mask up for the good of your community
Mask up for the good of your community

Posted 9 minutes ago0 COVID-19 can be spread by people who do not have symptoms and do not know that they are infected. Unwittingly, they can spread the virus through coughs, sneezes or even a conversation. That is why emphasis has been placed on widespread usage of cloth face coverings or face masks and practicing social

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Eating properly more important as we age
Eating properly more important as we age

As we get older, the importance of what we put into our bodies should not be taken lightly. In fact, maintaining a healthy diet could be the difference between life and death for some seniors with chronic conditions such as diabetes or heart disease. March is National Nutrition Month® and this is a time to

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Eating heart-healthy important part of managing cardiovascular disease
Eating heart-healthy important part of managing cardiovascular disease

February is American Heart Month. Heart disease is a leading cause of poor health and disability in the United States. It’s responsible for eroding the quality of life and mobility for millions of people. Unfortunately, advanced age increases the likelihood of developing heart disease. According to 2018 data from the Centers for Disease Control and

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7 ways to show the love this Valentine’s Day
7 ways to show the love this Valentine’s Day

One of the sweetest holidays on the calendar will be here soon. Around the nation, people will celebrate Valentine’s Day and express their affection for the ones they love.  With both Christian and pagan roots, this holiday has been recognized since ancient times. At the end of the 5th century, Pope Gelasius I declared February

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Happy National Activity Professional Week!
Happy National Activity Professional Week!

January 19-25 is National Activity Professional Week and it’s a time to recognize the work of these special people. They are a vital part of helping long-term healthcare residents live a full and rich life. We are blessed to have dedicated activity professionals that enhance the heart and spirit of our facility. We appreciate everything

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Glaucoma: Know the signs and save your vision
Glaucoma: Know the signs and save your vision

Did you know that glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness in the United States? According to the National Eye Institute, nearly 3 million people have glaucoma, but 50 percent don’t know they have it. In its early stages, glaucoma has no noticeable symptoms. By the time symptoms become noticeable, your vision could already be

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