Tuesday, January 16, 2018
After the first of the year, a lot of people come up with their New Year's resolutions and a lot of those resolutions are related to weight loss. In fact, weight loss traditionally comes in at number one on the promises we make to ourselves and often announce to others at the start of a new year. While some of those resolutions are the result of... Read More
Friday, January 5, 2018
Start the New Year off right by participating in the national Cervical Cancer Health Awareness & Screening Month. This yearly January event gives advocates a chance to raise awareness and teach women about the growing need to protect themselves from cervical cancer and HPV (human papillomavirus). Most cervical cancers are almost always caused... Read More
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
January is an important time to recognize National Glaucoma Awareness Month, and spread the word about this sight-stealing disease.Often referred to as the “silent sight-stealing thief” since glaucoma often comes with no symptoms. According to theNational Eye Institute, there are more than 2.7 million Americans over the age of 40 who suffer from... Read More
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
January has been declared National Volunteer Blood Donor Month, and with good reason. The month was designated in 1970 by The American Red Cross to encourage blood donations. Contributions are usually in short supply during the winter months due to the winter blues, busy holiday agendas, added cold and flu symptoms and treacherous winter... Read More
Friday, December 22, 2017
(pictured right is Craig Bishop (right), Community President of Chemical Bank of Owosso as he presents a $15,000 check to Tyler Yaklin, RN, Manager of Memorial's Emergency Department). Chemical Bank recently presented a check in the amount of $15,000 to Memorial Healthcare’s Emergency Department. This donation fulfils – three years early -... Read More
Monday, December 18, 2017
Friday, December 15, 2017
Memorial Healthcare will open a new urgent care location on Monday, December 18 in Durand, MI. This location will not require appointments and will have hours Monday through Thursday, 11 am to 9 pm. Visit our new Urgent Care location in Durand for fast, friendly treatment of minor illnesses and injuries. No appointment needed!Abrasions/... Read More
Friday, December 15, 2017
December is a time where the kids write their wish lists and people pack the malls. Gift-giving is fun: from the hunt for the gift to watching the child tear through the wrapping paper and light up with a smile when the toy becomes visible. Sometimes lost in all this fun, however, is the issue of safety.It’s estimated that toys spur upward of 250,... Read More
Monday, December 11, 2017
(pictured l-r: Brian Long, FACHE, President/CEO, Memorial Healthcare; Margaret S. Gulick; and Michael Schmidt, DO, FAOAO)At its annual Holiday Reception Memorial Healthcare recognized Dr. Michael Schmidt, an active Memorial Healthcare Board of Trustees member, Chief of Staff, and orthopedic surgeon, as the 2017 Margaret S. Gulick Humanitarian of... Read More
Thursday, November 30, 2017
The Long-Term Care Center at Memorial Healthcare successfully  achieved a top 10% ranking  of all nursing homes in the United States from the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living’s  Quality Initiative Recognition Program.  “Our program was commended on our staff’s proven commitment to quality,... Read More