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Mobile Technology Allows More Seniors to Stay Safe and Healthy at Home

More seniors are embracing in-home health technology. Seniors have been historically slow to join the digital revolution. But over the past several years, technology adoption rates for seniors have strongly outpaced the overall adult population, according to a [...]

By | 2018-03-16T10:22:23+00:00 June 5th, 2017|GeriJoy, Home Care Technology, Lifeline, Safety and Wellness|Comments Off on Mobile Technology Allows More Seniors to Stay Safe and Healthy at Home

The Skin You’re In: Preventing Pressure Ulcers

Good skin health is important to living a full and active lifestyle By Corrie Dinwiddie, RN Oxford HealthCare Wound Coordinator The skin is the largest organ of the human body. According to the online journal LiveScience.com, the average [...]

By | 2018-03-16T10:22:25+00:00 April 13th, 2017|Caregivers, Home Care, Prevention|Comments Off on The Skin You’re In: Preventing Pressure Ulcers

February is American Heart Month!

In the 53 years that American Heart Month has been observed, great strides have been made in the detection, treatment and prevention of Heart Disease, which is the leading cause of death in the U.S., responsible for 25% of all mortality.

By | 2018-03-16T10:22:26+00:00 February 14th, 2017|Heart Disease, Prevention, Safety and Wellness|Comments Off on February is American Heart Month!

Fall Prevention: Simple Tips To Prevent Falls

By Jan Untz, RN, BSN, Oxford Orthopedic Coordinator Falls can put you at risk of serious injury. Fall prevention may not seem like a lively topic, but it is quite important. Physical changes and health concerns—and sometimes the medications used [...]

By | 2018-03-16T10:22:28+00:00 October 27th, 2016|Safety and Wellness|Comments Off on Fall Prevention: Simple Tips To Prevent Falls

Hypertension: High Blood Pressure

By Crystal Maggard, RN Oxford Cardiopulmonary Coordinator Have you checked your blood pressure lately?? Did you know that long-term elevated blood pressure is called “the silent killer?” High blood pressure is a common condition in many people, many of whom [...]

By | 2018-03-16T10:22:29+00:00 October 7th, 2016|Heart Disease|Comments Off on Hypertension: High Blood Pressure