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Take advantage of the annual open enrollment period and look at all the costs when selecting a Medicare drug plan. Teresa Mears / Website: NAELA.org If you’re just reaching Medicare age, you might be surprised to find out that traditional Medicare doesn’t cover prescription drugs. As drug costs rose, Congress created a Medicare drug insurance program, called Medicare Part D, which went into effect in 2006. To take … [Read More...]
For all of you that contacted us about the September Newsletter thank you for your interest and understanding. Missing a Newsworthy Notes deadline was torture for me especially because so many of you let me know how important our newsletter is to you too! That, in and of itself makes my heart sing ! Robert Burns wrote, “The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry.” And mine certainly did. On August 17th I had successful colon … [Read More...]
Inspirational Stories Into the nursing center walked a young Marine looking for his very infirmed father. A nurse took the tired, anxious serviceman to the bedside of their patient who was dying. “Your son is here,” she said to the old man. She had to repeat the words several times before the patient’s eyes opened. Heavily sedated because of his pain, the old man dimly saw the young uniformed Marine standing outside the oxygen … [Read More...]
LSVT LOUD® is an effective speech treatment for individuals with Parkinson disease (PD) and other neurological conditions. LSVT LOUD, named for Mrs. Lee Silverman (Lee Silverman Voice Treatment – LSVT) was developed in 1987 and has been scientifically studied for nearly 20 years with funding support from the National Institute for Deafness and other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) of the National Institutes of Health. Published … [Read More...]
TRENDING STYLIST 9th September 2015 Plants we grow in the home are not only deserving for more oxygen, but some of them have the ability to clean the air of toxins and mold, and therefore it is less likely to be inhaled by the residents, which is certainly great for health. After studying domestic plants NASA came to the conclusion. They found that some species filter the air and remove the organic compounds that evaporate better … [Read More...]
SO WHAT DOES IT COST TO DEVELOP NEW PHARMACEUTICAL DRUG AND WHAT’S IMPORTANT? The steep rise in costs comes despite an intense effort…. helps the public understand that this is a high-risk, expensive, and long-term endeavor…. We believe ICBI is much closer to CURING the disease than anyone else… A benchmark report estimates that the cost of bringing a drug to market has more than doubled in the past 10 years (Rick Mullin and … [Read More...]
Musician Charlie Nimovitz sings not of the blues but of faith, fragility, and overcoming challenge “I've discovered that Parkinson’s has played a big role in my music and my music has benefited greatly from my having Parkinson's.” So begins an essay, posted on the Parkinson’s disease Foundation’s website, by singer-songwriter (and now Jewish Home resident) 64-year-old Charlie Nimovitz. “Parkinson’s is not much fun,” his writing … [Read More...]