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How In-Home Therapy Can Help Alzheimer’s Patients

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Alzheimer’s disease attacks the mind, progressively making cognitive and physical tasks more difficult. Although there is no cure for the neurological disease, studies have shown that physical, occupational and speech therapies can help those living with Alzheimer’s live their best possible life. ProHealth’s board-certified therapists in all three disciplines have experience in working to improve […]

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Stand Up for Senior Health During National Safety Month

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Being able to stay in our home as we age is a blessing – one that we shouldn’t take for granted from a safety standpoint. June is National Safety Month, a perfect time to evaluate the condition of your loved one’s home. Falls are an increasing problem as we age – more than a quarter […]

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How Physical Therapy Can Improve Life with Arthritis

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With more than 100 types – each having unique causes and symptoms – arthritis is a complex, chronic condition for which there is no single treatment. Risk factors including age, gender (most types are more common in women) and family history can increase your odds of getting arthritis. Common types of arthritis include:

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Actively Celebrate National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

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If there was ever a month designated to improving Americans’ quality of life, it’s got to be May. The fifth month of the year is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, a perfect time to examine the level of physical activity in each of our lives and make a plan to become more physically fit.

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Provider Profile: Kelly Ann Shank, APRN, CNP

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Kelly Ann Shank’s professional passions include geriatric, palliative and hospice care. As an Adult Nurse Practitioner at ProHealth Partners, she provides home-based primary care services for seniors in the Toledo area. She also works as a Nurse Practitioner at Great Lakes Caring Home Health and Hospice But she doesn’t stop there.

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How Therapists can Help Parkinson’s Patients

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Parkinson’s disease is a degenerative brain disorder that can cause shaking, difficulty walking, and problems with balance and coordination. ProHealth Partners has physical, occupational and speech therapists on staff that can benefit Parkinson’s patients in a variety of ways.

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Benefits of Therapy for People with Autism

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Approximately 3.5 million Americans live with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to the Autism Society. Autism is usually diagnosed during early childhood as communication, behavioral and social skills start to emerge. ASD is characterized by behaviors such as an inability to carry conversation and make eye contact, delayed language skills and compromised motor skills.

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Going the Extra Mile Employee Recognition Program

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We’re proud to announce a new monthly employee recognition program, Going the Extra Mile (GEM). This program will give employees, managers and supervisors the opportunity to recognize members of their staffs & each other, who have demonstrated extraordinary initiative, teamwork, customer service, accountability, commitment and innovation.

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Nutrition’s Important Role in Senior Health Care

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While the role of nutrition is always a critical aspect of health, it’s even more important in the senior years. National Nutrition Month is the perfect time to discuss the role a quality diet plays in one’s overall health and wellness.

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Celebrating Social Workers

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Social workers play a critical role in connecting patients with home health agencies that can help them recover from an illness, injury or chronic condition in the comfort of their own homes.

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