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
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Memorial Healthcare has generously donated personal spacing devices, to all area elementary school children with asthma.“Asthma continues to be on the rise.  Memorial Healthcare is helping young students to obtain the most benefit from their MDI’s.  By educating the staff and students, we hope that the use of a valved holding chamber (... Read More
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Each year lung cancer accounts for more deaths than colon, breast, and prostate cancers combined. With it being Lung Cancer Awareness Month, we’re joining the coalition of efforts to raise awareness and improve outcomes for lung cancer patients everywhere.Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among both men and women. One in sixteen... Read More
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
With the pleasure of eating becoming a focal point in November, the month also serves as Stomach Cancer Awareness Month. Officially designated in 2010, the month-long campaign aims to raise awareness and support efforts about stomach cancer. Stomach cancer is the fifth most common cancer worldwide with one million new cases diagnosed each... Read More
Monday, November 13, 2017
Okay, perhaps that headline is a little deceiving. If you clicked to read this hoping for the details on a tasty BBQ event to attend, we apologize. But we still want you to join a Smokeout! The Great American Smokeout returns November 16th. It’s an annual event that encourages smokers to begin their journey toward kicking the habit. More than... Read More
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Do you know how to avoid being a victim of human trafficking? Human trafficking is the forced exploitation of people for labor or sexual relations. Human Trafficking is big business; it’s a $32 billion dollar per year industry and is the second-fastest-growing criminal activity in the United States.Traffickers are not picky about their victims and... Read More
Monday, November 6, 2017
Hospice is not a place. It’s not a setting. It’s not an environment. It’s a special kind of care that provides people with the opportunity to live a life they choose.November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month – a dedicated effort that highlights end-of-life care’s ability to provide medical care, pain management, and emotional and... Read More
Thursday, November 2, 2017
Nearly 30 million children and adults in the United States have diabetes and an additional 86 million Americans aged 20 years or older risk developing the disease. Diabetes is among the leading causes of disability and death in the country. When uncontrolled, it spurs blindness, nerve damage, kidney disease, and other health problems. That’s what... Read More