Veins and arteries carry life-giving blood to all areas of the body; easy to forget until they stop working.
Scheduling appointments, tests and surgeries can maximize your health benefits
With a little more than two months left in the year, now is the time to check the status of health plan deductibles and schedule necessary appointments, recommended testing and surgeries before Dec. 31.
I have heard that it is common for people to take medications that they do not need. I want to stop taking some of my medications that I do not think I need anymore. Is it safe to just stop cold turkey?
Payson Regional Home Health is calling on all Rim Country residents to commemorate National Home Care & Hospice Month throughout November. Payson Regional Home Health also celebrated Home Care Aide Week Nov. 10-16.
Payson Regional Home Health announced Nov. 11 that is has been named to the Top 500 of the 2014 HomeCare Elite, a recognition of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States.
The Payson Senior Circle, sponsored by the Payson Regional Medical Center, is located at 215 N. Beeline Highway, Payson. To learn more about membership and its programs and benefits, call (928) 472-9290. Hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m. to noon, Friday. Closed holidays.
Payson Care Center has recently added a new doctor of physical therapy and occupational therapist to its Rehab Services Department.
How to boost your immune system for the holidays
The hustle and bustle of holiday celebrations will soon be upon us. The office parties are already in full swing and storefront windows are all decked out in holiday glitz. Your Christmas lights and decorations are up and all that is left to do is entertain family and friends.
Payson Care Center’s parent company, Life Care Centers of America, has put in place Ebola prevention protocols for all 228 skilled nursing facilities it operates throughout the U.S. Its objective is to prevent the introduction and/or spread of Ebola virus in the facilities.
Is the sound the food in the fridge is making from ‘Jaws’ or ‘The Sound of Music’? It depends on the storage container used.
The Healthy Foodie
I open my fridge and instantly the theme from “Jaws” starts playing in my mind.
Getting on Medicare is easy. A couple of months before you turn 65 you get your card from the government. The first of the month of your 65th birthday, you are on Medicare.
The Healthy Foodie
Digging into a juicy steak from beef cattle grown on my aunt’s farm, my dad would always tell me, “This is good ol’, corn-fed Nebraska beef! Nothing better.”
Medicare’s annual open enrollment season is underway, and I want to encourage everyone with Medicare to review their current health and prescription drug coverage.
Beginning Nov. 15, Payson Regional Medical Center will help area residents learn about and enroll in health insurance options on the Health Insurance Marketplace.
2015 is fast-approaching – scheduling necessary appointments, tests and surgeries now makes sense
When New Year’s Day 2015 rolls around in a few short months, the slate will be wiped clean and everyone will gain a fresh start to another new year.