HARMONY BLOG


November 24, 2020 Healthcare Information

Alzheimer’s is a complex neurological disease that is the most common form of dementia. Alzheimer’s is a form of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking, and behavior. More than 5 million people in the United States have Alzheimer’s and more than 10 million are caring for a loved one with the disease. Detecting the disease early can significantly improve you or your loved ones’ quality of life and prolong lives. That’s why it’s important to get regular check-ups from your mental healthcare provider.



November 12, 2020 Healthcare Information

November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month. Hospices across the country are informing others about the highest quality care they provide that enables patients and families to focus on living as fully as possible despite a life-limiting illness. Palliative care brings holistic care to people earlier in the course of a serious illness. Between Nurses, Chaplains, and Social Workers, these highly trained professionals ensure that patients and families find dignity, respect, and love during a most difficult journey.



November 3, 2020 Healthcare Information

Stress is a response to demands on the body and life, a response to crisis and fears. National Stress Awareness Day is dedicated to identify and reduce stress factors that have contributed to your life. Failure to handle stress in your life effectively can lead to serious health problems, including increased blood pressure, susceptibility to heart disease, and a decline in your immune system. Don’t let stress take over, act now.



October 20, 2020 Healthcare Information

Healthcare Security and Safety Week take time to honor the dedicated professions who secure the facilities we rely upon for our healthcare needs. From the physical safety of patients and personnel to the cybersecurity of the records and medication. We recognize our hard-working personnel keeping our residents safe.



October 15, 2020 Healthcare Information

Global Handwashing Day serves as a yearly reminder that handwashing with soap and water is one of the best steps we can take to avoid getting sick. Many germs that can make people sick are spread when we don’t wash our hands with soap and clean, running water. Join us in raising awareness of Global Handwashing Day.



October 6, 2020 Healthcare Information

Breast cancer is by far the most common cancer in women worldwide, both in developed and developing countries. In low- and middle-income countries the incidence has been rising up steadily in the last years due to an increase in life expectancy, increased urbanization, and adoption of western lifestyles. Breast Cancer Awareness Month is honored every October to help increase awareness, early detection, and treatment as well as palliative care of this disease.

 



October 1, 2020 Healthcare Information

International Day of Elder Persons’ Day raises awareness of the special health needs of older persons and of their contributions to their own health and to the functioning of the societies in which they live. This year’s theme is “Year of the Nurse and Midwife.” We take today to highlight the role of healthcare works contributing to the health of the elderly.



September 22, 2020 Healthcare Information

How’s your balance? Falls can take a serious toll on older adults’ quality of life and independence. Falls are the leading cause of injury-related emergency department visits for older adults, the major cause of hip fractures, and responsible for more than half of fatal head injuries. Join us during Fall Prevention Awareness Day in learning more about preventing falls.


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