Posts by Sybil Forsythe

Swallowing Disorders in Adults

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  Swallowing Disorders Common Complication From Stroke, Parkinson’s, and Other Medical Conditions in Adults   10 Million Americans Evaluated Each Year for Swallowing Difficulties   Public Encouraged to Learn How Treatment Can Help During May Awareness Month   (Richmond, KY – May 16, 2018) With swallowing disorders affecting 300,000–600,000 people yearly in the United States,…

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Hearing Loss in School-Aged Kids

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Hearing Loss Common in School-Aged Children   Condition Can Negatively Affect Academic and Social Success   Central Kentucky Parents Encouraged to Seek Help for Kids This May Is Better Hearing & Speech Month   (Richmond, KY – May 9, 2018) With close to 15% of U.S. children ages 6–19 experiencing hearing loss, May Is Better…

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Learn the Warning Signs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Family Choice Home Care Phone: 859-333-8147  Communication Disorders Among the Most Common Childhood Disabilities   Speech, language, and hearing disorders often go undetected and untreated for too long.   Central Kentucky parents are encouraged to learn the warning signs and seek help early during “May Is Better Hearing & Speech Month.”…

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Better Hearing & Speech Month 2018

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May has been designated as Better Hearing and Speech Month (BHSM) by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).  This month will we will work to promote the awareness of communication disorders and the life-altering treatments that can be provided. Family Choice Home Care will provide information with the schedule below. Please check back for more information…

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Health Department Offers Safety Tips As Temperature Dips

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LEXINGTON, Ky.– As temperatures remain dangerously low at the beginning of the new year, the Lexington Fayette County Health Department wants to encourage you to take precautions if you find yourself outdoors. During the cold weather, stay indoors whenever possible. However, if you must go outside, dress warmly in layered clothing, including a hat, scarf…

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2nd Annual Alzheimer’s Fundraising Event

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Mark your calendars and attend our 2nd annual Alzheimer’s Fundraising event! Join us at The SEC Pub for a night of Karaoke! August 4, 2017 7pm until 10pm $5 Cover Door Prizes Silent Auction   The SEC Pub 4379 Old Harrodsburg Rd Lexington, Kentucky 40513       For the latest information please check our…

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Alzheimer’s: Every Minute Counts

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  Alzheimer’s: Every Minute Counts is an urgent wake-up call about the national threat posed by Alzheimer’s disease. Many know the unique tragedy of this disease, but few know that Alzheimer’s is one of the most critical public health crises facing America. This powerful documentary illuminates the social and economic consequences for the country unless…

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Better Hearing & Speech Month 2017

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Better Hearing & Speech Month (BHSM) provides an opportunity to raise awareness about communication disorders. For 2017, our theme is “Communication: The Key to Connection.” We have many resources to help you celebrate all month long. Please check back for the latest materials and information on BHSM activities. http://www.asha.org/

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