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Posts by Sybil Forsythe

Who Provides Home Care for Dementia?

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Home care for dementia can come in a variety of forms, from a family member to a visiting nurse and many other options across the spectrum of caregiving. Kagan says the specifics really “depend on the family, but people who are well-trained in dementia care would be ideal as they understand the progression of the…

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7 Steps to Better Heart Health

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Heart disease is the leading killer of both men and women in this country, and heart health has long been a major focus of the medical community. But these days, with nearly half of all American adults living with some form of cardiovascular disease, it is vital for all of us to understand what causes…

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Why Foot Care Is Critical for Seniors

As we age, foot health can change and impact overall health. THE FOOT IS A complicated body part – home to 26 bones, says Dr. Neal Houslanger, a podiatrist in private practice at Houslanger & Kassnove Podiatrists in Patchogue, New York. This complexity and the heavy-duty wear-and-tear they endure over the years places a lot of…

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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 a…

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