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Owensboro Health works to improve care for seniors by not treating them like younger, middle-aged adults.

Owensboro Health works to improve care for seniors by not treating them like younger, middle-aged adults.

  We sat down with Bill Bryant, MD, vice president and chief quality and patient safety officer at Owensboro Health to learn more about the programs and services offered. Medical News: Owensboro Health provides a number home and community-based programs, such as the Healthpark, Home Care Services and the Wound Care Center. While they likely

Highlands Health holds senior expo

Highlands Health System held their annual Senior Expo at the Ramada Inn in Paintsville.  The event was attended by approximately 200 senior citizens, with 20 community partners displaying exhibits and providing information to attendees. May is Elder Abuse Awareness month and a variety of topics were covered regarding the safety and wellness of seniors. The

Helpful instead of a hassle

JenCare brings better care for seniors under one roof. Seniors have special care needs. They often have multiple conditions and take many medications. They may not be able to drive or ride the bus, so they have difficulty getting to their medical appointments. Many also live on a limited income and often must choose between

UofL geriatrician warns of seniors’ special needs during heat wave

The vice chair for geriatric medicine at the University of Louisville warns that people aged 65 and above need special attention as temperatures across the United States hit 100 degrees and above. Christian Davis Furman, M.D., M.S.P.H., says seniors and their families and caregivers should take special precautions to avoid heat-related illness.

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