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Dr. Larryl Damon Jr. awarded board certification HONESDALE, PA — Larryl Damon Jr., D.O., a pediatrician for Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers (WMCHC), has been awarded board … more
REGION — For the hundreds of thousands of unpaid caregivers in New York and Pennsylvania, the stress of caring for someone with dementia through the winter holidays might be over, but another … more
The nation and the world had the opportunity to witness Damar Hamlin in full cardiac arrest during the January 2 Bengals/Buffalo Bills game, and the expert team of health care professionals who … more
ONLINE — In honor of Black History Month, the Alzheimer’s Association will offer a free live webinar, “Alzheimer’s & Dementia Conversations: Changing the Face of … more
REGION — While many families are caring for their loved ones at home, finding ways to stay engaged and active indoors during the cold winter months can be challenging for many Americans. But … more
Christmas joy for seniors HONESDALE, PA — When the word went out, requesting donations for gifts to seniors, the response from Wayne Memorial Hospital employees was immediate and … more
NATIONWIDE — For the 43.5 million unpaid caregivers across the nation, the stress of caring for someone with dementia through the winter holidays might be over, but another type of stress has … more
Happy 2023! We hope everyone had a joyous holiday season, and are recharged and ready for a happy, healthy year ahead. We’re thankful for many things as we head into 2023, including the … more
Happy New Year! Did you make a New Year’s resolution? Do you have a process for planning your new year? A few years ago, I developed this strategic process to plan for the year ahead and I … more
NATIONWIDE — The holiday season can be a time when families come together to celebrate. In many cases, it can be the first time family members have seen each other in months.  Because … more
Since my junior year in high school, when I grew mung bean sprouts between moist paper towels in my mother’s dish cupboard, my consumption and knowledge of sprouts has expanded.  For a … more
Staying dedicated to recovery takes work, and potentially becomes increasingly complex over the holiday season. Even someone who has never struggled with addiction, but wants to abstain from alcohol … more
ONLINE — Music therapist Tim Doak leads a free online program offered by the Alzheimer’s Association Hudson Valley chapter for people with dementia and their loved ones. It’s called … more
I was sitting at my desk writing Thanksgiving cards, when I got up to cross the room to retrieve a couple of AA batteries to include in a small gift. I leaned down and to the left about five degrees … more
Making recovery his business OLYPHANT, PA — Earning money came easily for Jason McConnell. From the time he was a teen, he pulled in hundreds of dollars per night at area hotspots as a … more
The coming months promise to be difficult for many of us when it comes to trying to stay healthy. A number of conditions occur in higher frequencies during the winter period. (See sidebar, page … more
NATIONWIDE — Caregiving for someone with dementia can be overwhelming, especially for first-time caregivers. These caregivers not only experience the emotional impact that occurs when a close … more
(NewsUSA) - The unprecedented stress caused by the COVID-19 pandemic pushed many to place a renewed importance on their overall health. This led to a new appreciation for self-care as people … more
(Family Features) While you should still focus on your total diet, supplements are a simple and convenient way to fill in dietary gaps during the holidays. more
(BPT) - Did you know coughing is one of the most common reasons to visit a doctor? For those who have a persistent cough, including the estimated 12 million adults in the U.S. who live with chronic … more
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