Understanding Stroke and Minimizing Risks

May is National Stroke Awareness month. According to Medicare.gov, stroke is the 5th leading cause of death in the United States and a major contributor to disability afterwards. Those 65 and over are at greatest risk; however, stroke can occur at a younger age. Fortunately, through advancements in treatment, overall survival has improved as well …

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The Importance of Stress Awareness

Many Americans have experienced an unprecedented amount of stress from losses and hardship experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic. The America Institute of Stress explains that multiple definitions of stress exist. The most common descriptions are “a physical, mental or emotional strain or tension,” and “a reaction to a situation where a person feels anxious or …

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Cancer Screenings Help Save Lives

According to the American Cancer Society, elective procedures including cancer screenings were often placed on-hold during the pandemic to help prevent the spread of infection.   Regular cancer screenings, however, remain very important for both disease prevention and early detection and treatment.  Many healthcare providers have re-initiated cancer screenings now that the incidence of COVID-19 is …

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Heart Health and COVID-19 Recovery

There is growing concern that COVID-19 affects heart health even if the symptoms of infection are not severe. Studies suggest that regardless of the severity of COVID-19 illness, many people have suffered some degree of cardiac injury. This includes those who have had no previous cardiac history. As recently as early February, the American Heart …

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Fellowship Medical Group: The Answer to Healthcare Frustrations

At Fellowship Senior Living, we strive to keep all residents healthy and provide them with the care they require. We’ve taken this to a new level with the Fellowship Medical Group, a team of medical experts accepting patients and providing preventive health and wellness care to Fellowship residents and residents in the greater community. Benefits …

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