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Recreational Therapy Month

Recreational Therapy Month raises awareness about the positive and pivotal impact of therapeutic recreation programs and services in improving health and well-being. Over the years, recreational therapy has become an important component of quality patient care.

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Taking a Look at Medicare Patients in Cardiac Rehabilitation

Two few Medicare patients, women and non-white patients, participated in outpatient cardiac rehabilitation after a heart attack or acute heart event or surgery, says findings in a recently published study in American Heart Association’s journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. This observational studies and identified the populations and regions most at risk for suboptimal cardiac rehabilitation.…

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Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week

Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week honors those born with a heart defect and all of the families and friends touched by children with heart defects. This is also the time for recognizing those who care for children and adults born with heart defects, as well as researchers and other heart experts.

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Our Brand New Machinery!

At Meadowbrook, we make sure that all our technology is up to date and top of the line. We are proud to announce that we go brand new ventilators from Vocsn!

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National Patient Recognition Week

National Patient Recognition Week promotes observance of health care patients. This week revolves around patient satisfaction, and upon observing patient satisfaction, Patient Recognition Week promotes the idea that patient involvement is paramount to increase their satisfaction.

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Researchers Identify Next Generation Wound Gel Treatments to Prevent Infections

Researchers at Lund University in Sweden announce the development of a new hydrogel-based on the body’s natural peptide defense, noting that it has been shown to prevent and treat infections in wounds. The formulation kills multiresistant bacteria, something that is increasing in importance with antibiotic resistance growing globally, they say. “The ability to effectively heal…

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The Aging of Women’s Blood Vessels is Faster Than Men’s

According to researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (CSMC), women are not simply ‘catching up” to men in terms of the aging of their blood vessels, they are exceeding them.  The study’s research findings, published in a recent issue of the journal JAMA Cardiology, explains why woman tend to develop different types of cardiovascular disease with different…

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Celebrating Activity Professionals Week

Activity Professionals are part of a vitally important profession that helps people live a life that is full of fun and meaningful activities. The holistic and person-directed approach to caring for our elders is a site to behold. We would like to especially acknowledge and applaud our Activity Professionals on the great work they do!

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