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The Benefits of Home Health Care

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The numbers don’t lie – a new report finds that about 70% of home health patients in Ohio become more mobile after receiving care. The Commonwealth Fund’s 2018 Scorecard on State Health System Performance revealed that this key measure of home health care rose significantly throughout the country. Ohio’s percentage has risen 10% over the […]

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Help Seniors Stand Up to Falls

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One way to follow National Safety Month’s theme to “Keep Each Other Safe” is to take steps to protect senior citizens against falls in their homes. ProHealth knows that senior falls are a growing problem. Each year, more than one out of four people age 65 and older fall, but less than half of them […]

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Working to End Alzheimer’s

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ProHealth Partners is a proud sponsor of The Manor at Perrysburg’s 4th Annual Fashion Show & Garden Tea Party benefiting the NW Ohio Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s. The event is set for June 14, 2018 from Noon-2:30 pm at The Manor at Perrysburg. Hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be provided. Individual tickets are […]

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Working to End Stroke

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Because 80% of strokes can be prevented, Stroke Awareness Month is a prime time to learn more about the fifth-leading cause of death in the United States. There are two types of stroke, according to the Centers for Disease Control. An ischemic stroke occurs when blood supply to the brain is blocked by something. A […]

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Making Mental Health a Priority

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Although public awareness of mental health is evolving, we still have a long way to go in treating it as we do other medical issues such as heart health or weight loss. With May being Mental Health Month, it’s important to be conscious of mental health issues in the senior citizen population. According to the World […]

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Occupational Therapy: Return to Your Routine

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April is Occupational Therapy Month, making it a perfect time to raise awareness of the service and who can benefit from it. ProHealth’s occupational therapy services are part of our in-home therapy program, which allows individuals to recover from the comfort of their own home. We help you live your life to your fullest potential, […]

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Make Healthcare Decisions in Advance

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When it comes to making healthcare decisions in advance, “It always seems too early, until it’s too late.” National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD) is a week-long initiative intended to encourage adults of any age to plan ahead of a health crisis. This year’s event is April 16-22 and features different themes for each day of […]

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ProHealth Offers Meaningful Careers in Home Health Care

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Are you seeking a career that lets you make a difference in your community? A position with ProHealth in the home health industry may be just the job you’re looking for. Consider these benefits of being a home health care provider: Flexible schedule: You can work as much or as little as you like, enjoying […]

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Growing Number of Seniors Face Food Insecurity

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Hunger does not discriminate. Food insecurity is a lack of regular access to the food necessary for an active, healthy life. Senior citizens are as vulnerable to food insecurity as any other age group. Reports suggest that more than 10 million U.S. seniors experience food insecurity. Seniors may lack the financial means to afford healthy […]

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Recovering at Home after a Heart Attack

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Having a heart attack is scary. Immediately following such a traumatic event, most people do everything they can to regain their full health to avoid a second one. Many heart attack survivors in the Toledo area call upon ProHealth’s team of physical therapists to provide in-home cardiac rehabilitation. Cardiac rehabilitation is a supervised program that […]

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