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President’s Message November 2012

Health Ministries: A Practice Which Stands on Holy Ground Marlene Feagan What exactly does it mean to stand on holy ground? When those who practice in Health Ministries stand before their parishioners/patients they are standing on holy ground; they are a caring presence to their pain, fear, loneliness and despair. The intimacy of their life's' [...]

President’s Message November 20122016-11-30T17:31:14-05:00

President’s Message July 2012

Interfaith Worship There are two approaches to interfaith worship: (1) avoid mentioning anything unique to his or her religion for fear of offending others. (2) Recognize that different religions are represented and each participant is encouraged to speak clearly and frankly from the perspective of and in the language of his or her own faith [...]

President’s Message July 20122016-11-30T17:31:14-05:00

Medicare announces updated, enhanced tools for patients to compare hospitals and nursing homes

Two websites that help Americans make informed choices about hospitals and nursing homes have been redesigned and will make more information available to the public, the Centers for MedicareMedicaid Services (CMS) announced recently. The two sites Hospital Compare and Nursing Home Compare – have been enhanced to make navigation easier by users, and have added [...]

Medicare announces updated, enhanced tools for patients to compare hospitals and nursing homes2013-03-01T13:20:15-05:00

Updated Falls Prevention Guidelines July 2012

Falls are the most common cause of injury to older adults, and a fear of falling keeps many from physical and social activity. Minimizing falls risk is thus a high priority and a potentially important aspect of preventive health, and a way to reduce overall health care burden. Link to this article now to see [...]

Updated Falls Prevention Guidelines July 20122013-02-21T17:53:53-05:00