Great Birthday Gift Idea For Your Elderly Parent

“The years have been just full of surprises for me, and a lot of fun.” – Dick Van Dyke Do you celebrate your elderly parent’s birthdays? For many people a quick ‘happy birthday’ is where the celebration starts and ends, but it doesn’t have to be that way. While throwing a lavish birthday party may not…

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Caring For Your Kids While Taking Care Of Your Parents

Are you feeling stuck between caring for your kids while taking care of your parents? If you are, you may be relieved to know that there’s a term for that. It’s called the sandwich generation. I’ll bet you can guess why. Unfortunately, there’s no quick solution for this circumstance. But, there are ways to make…

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Alzheimer’s Awareness

“I think Alzheimer’s is an important cause.” – Kimberly Guilfoyle Do you know anyone with Alzheimer’s disease? Chances are, you answered yes. Alzheimer’s disease is devastating, both on the individual level and on the public level. In fact, 5.7 million people in America suffer from the Alzheimer’s and that number is projected to reach 14…

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Mental Health Month

At Elmwood Hills Healthcare Center we realize that your loved one’s mental health is important just as their physical and social needs are. So, as May comes to a close, we count down the final hours of Mental Health Month for 2018.1 Recognizing Mental Health The first step in recognizing mental health is acknowledging its…

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Diabetes: The Difference Between Type 1 And Type 2

“Diabetes is all about insulin levels and sugar levels and what you put in your body.” – Jay Cutler As part of Elmwood Hills Healthcare Center’s specialty in providing diabetes management care, we find it important to provide a basic education about this devastating disease. In this post we highlight the differences between types 1…

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May Is Disability Insurance Awareness Month

Do you have disability insurance? Chances are you do. Elmwood Hills Healthcare Center’s readers know a thing or two about taking disability seriously. If you answered yes, you are better off than 51 million households across America. Unfortunately, this is the number of households that rely on Social Security alone, according to the American Council…

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Overcoming Loneliness

“There are some people who make you feel less lonely.” – Jennifer Coolidge Loneliness can be devastating. Sure, everyone needs some time to themselves, but when you feel like you’re alone all the time, it becomes problematic. If you identify with this then read on. Fortunately, loneliness doesn’t have to be a sentence; there’s what…

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3 Suggestions For A Better Conversation

“A conversation is a dialogue, not a monologue. That’s why there are so few good conversations: due to scarcity, two intelligent talkers seldom meet.” – Truman Capote After reading our recent post on National Skilled Nursing Care Week (NSNCW) at Elmwood Hills Healthcare Center, you may be wondering how to have better conversations. In this…

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Elmwood Hills Healthcare Center Launches Stunning New Website!

Elmwood Hills Healthcare Center recently launched its much anticipated website refresh and the result speaks for itself! The site features a gorgeous blend of aesthetics, quick page load speeds and intuitive and easy navigation throughout the website! The new site is a true reflection of the World-Class health and healing synonymous with this stellar facility!…

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