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Urinary Tract Infection: Sign, Symptoms, and Treatment

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) is one of the most frequently diagnosed infections in the elderly overall and is the most common infection in long-term care residents, responsible for over 30% of all nursing home associated infections.* While UTI can affect men, it is more common in women with about 10% of women older than 65 diagnosed […]

Heart Month: More Than Chocolate and Roses

Did you know that February is the month dedicated to focusing on your heart health? This time each year, the American Heart Association works to raise awareness about heart disease, since it is currently responsible for 1 in 4 deaths in the United States…

Managing Diet and Nutrition While Living with Heart Failure

For over 5 million Americans, living with heart failure is a daily reality that requires significant attention to one’s medications, daily weight, and nutrition.  Managing one’s diet is particularly important as this can highly impact both short term and long term heart health. Let’s take a closer look at how nutrition relates to heart failure, […]

The Diabetes Diet: Managing Diet and Nutrition with Diabetes

When it comes to managing one’s diet and nutrition, many individuals with diabetes express feeling overwhelmed, exhausted, or even isolated. Too often, finding recipes that are both healthy and tasty can be a full-time job. Even worse, it can feel lonely when eating out with friends or at holiday times with family, when everyone else […]

Living with Chronic Hepatitis

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In a few shorts weeks on July 28th, we recognize World Hepatitis Day, set aside to raise awareness about the millions of individuals living with chronic hepatitis, many of whom never know they even have the disease.  In the United States, Hepatitis C is an important cause of chronic hepatitis. In fact, it is the […]

Combatting Heart Disease: 7 Keys to a Healthy Heart

We at Preferred Care at Home love all things relating to chocolate, flowers, and celebrations.  While Valentine’s Day has (sadly) come and gone, we also know that February is about more than chocolate and roses.  We join with the American Heart Association (AHA) each February to raise awareness about heart disease so that we and […]

Seniors and Surgery: What You Should Know About Carotid Endarterectomy

Did you know… Carotid endarterectomy is performed as a treatment to decrease the risk of death from stroke.

Understanding Glaucoma: Take Care of Your Eyes

Few things in life are more precious than our vision.

Seniors and Surgery: Breast Cancer Surgery

“In healthcare today, great effort is made to achieve the highest possible cure rates with the least invasive surgery.  Combination treatment with chemotherapy or radiation therapy provides some patients the option to undergo less aggressive surgery than would otherwise be needed…”

Honoring the Fight Against Breast Cancer

“October is Breast Cancer Awareness month…a time when each of us should consider how we can take small steps in the fight against breast cancer.”

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