Social Workers Help Keep Patients Healthy

Social Workers Help Keep Patients Healthy

Chuckie Snider Health Care Leave a Comment

  Frequent visits to the emergency room are more common among the elderly for several factors. Some may be fatal while others may be minor incidences that may not require intimidate medical care. You often hear of hospitals needing additional medical care professionals.  Social workers are among the most sought out health care professional needed to assist in caring for …

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Physical Therapy Vs. Occupational Therapy

Melissa Veres Therapy Leave a Comment

  Accidents occur even in our best health, and unfortunately, seniors hold one of the highest rates of accidents that result in personal injury. This can be a traumatic time for everyone, and injury assessment and rehabilitative therapy are crucial to the healing process. Therapy can be presented in many forms, but today we’re going to take a look at …

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Texas Medical Center

Melissa Veres Health Care Leave a Comment

  Houston is known for many things: the Galveston ship channel, our sports teams, the incredibly diverse cuisine, the award winning symphony, having one of the largest malls in the country, and having the largest medical complex in the world. Since opening in 1945, the Texas Medical Center has served as a pioneer in patient care, research, education, and prevention. …

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Aphasia: The Basics of a Complex Language Disorder

Michelle Seitzer Health Care, Health Conditions Leave a Comment

A stroke or head injury is typically the trigger for aphasia, a condition that “robs you of the ability to communicate,”according to the Mayo Clinic’s definition. MedlinePlus suggests there are four main types—expressive (unable to say or write what you mean), receptive (unable to make sense of what you hear), anomic (unable to find the correct word), and global (unable …

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Symptoms of Depression

Sheryl Kraft CareGiving, Depression, Health Care, Health Conditions Leave a Comment

It’s estimated that there are about 19 million American adults living with major depression. Overall, between 20% and 25% of adults may experience an incident of major depression at some point in their lives. Emotions run from feeling sad, blue, unhappy, low, despondent or just plain “down in the dumps.” But depression is widely misunderstood or misdiagnosed. People may feel …

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What You Must Know About Home Care

Michelle Seitzer CareGiving, Health Care Leave a Comment

No moving boxes, no downsizing from a spacious 4-bedroom home to a studio apartment, no giving up the familiar for something new. Home care may seem like the easier path, but it’s not always so. Ideal as receiving care at home sounds, it does involve a complete stranger coming into your house, your comfort zone, and essentially interrupting life as …