An estimated one in three adults in our country suffers from high blood pressure—roughly 75 million people—according to latest estimates by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And, only about half of those people have the condition under control.
PORT JERVIS, NY — Dr. Seth Horn of Aesthetic Family Dentistry is now certified by the American Academy of Facial Esthetics (AAFE) to administer Botox as a cosmetic treatment for the forehead, bridge of nose, outer eye area and the area around the upper and lower lips.
LIBERTY, NY — Powerful Tools for Caregivers, a free educational series designed to provide informal family caregivers with the tools needed to take care of themselves, will be offered by Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County (CCESC) Caregiver Resource Center in six Friday sessions beginning May 12. Workshops will run from 10 a.m.
MONTICELLO, NY — Donate Life Day was celebrated at the Department of Motor Vehicles office on April 21. All customers were offered refreshments, plus giveaways to those who signed up to be an organ donor. As of April 24, the office had signed up 143 new organ donors.
LIBERTY, NY — The Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group meets the first Tuesday of each month at Achieve Rehab & Nursing Facility at 170 Lake St., from 6 to 7:30 p.m. These meetings are open to all caregivers and family members of people with Alzheimer’s Disease or related dementia. Refreshments are served.
MONTICELLO, NY — May is Mental Health Month, and affiliates of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) will once again be spearheading a “Ribbon Campaign” to raise awareness about serious mental illness and the presence of the NAMI chapters locally.
LOCH SHELDRAKE, NY — Catskill Regional Medical Center will hold a Sullivan Wellness Coordinator Training on Friday, April 7 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 5 New Hope Community Dr.
MONTICELLO, NY — The Rape Intervention Services and Education (RISE) Program at Catskill Regional Medical Center will host the sixth annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® event, an international campaign to stop rape, sexual assault and gender violence, on Saturday, April 22 at the Sullivan County Government Center, 100 North St.
MIDDLETOWN, NY — Crystal Run Healthcare Echocardiography was recently granted reaccreditation for a three-year term by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) in the area of Adult Transthoracic Echocardiography.
MONTICELLO, NY — Premier Care Physical Therapy has added Dr. Shane Weigand to its clinical team in Monticello. Weigand will join Drs. Michael Parlapiano and Chris McGinnis, as well as Shannon Parlapiano, physical therapist assistant.