Advance Care Planning – 2016

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Starting January 1, 2016, physicians are able to bill Medicare for having conversations about advanced care planning with their patients. Advance care planning helps the patient learn about the health care options that are available for end-of-life care. This may include the patient learning about hospice care. Advanced care planning is the making of decisions about the care that you would wish to receive if the time cam that you were not able to make those decisions for yourself. Advance care planning enables the patient to make in advance end of life care and decisions based on personal preference. It also allows the patient to share their wishes with the family, friends, and their physicians.

God Bless You All

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All around, everyone was fantastic. God Bless you all for the caring work you do.

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Great Staff & Service – Testimonial

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I live out of state and the staff always called with updates on my Dad. He was very happy with your services and would always me about everyone.

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Importance of Senior Nutrition

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Nutritional Importance For Adult Seniors 60 And Up


As we age, eating a well balanced mix of foods every day has many health benefits. For instance, eating well may reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, bone loss, some kinds of cancer, and anemia. If you already have one or more of these chronic diseases, eating well and being physically active may help you better manage them. Healthy eating may also help you reduce high blood pressure, lower high cholesterol, and manage diabetes.

Eating well gives you the nutrients needed to keep your muscles, bones, organs, and other parts of your body healthy throughout your life. These nutrients include vitamins, minerals, protein, carbohydrates, fats, and water.

February is American Heart Health Month

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Original Post URL: http://cchlv.com/february-is-heart-health-month/

Did You Know That Heart Disease Is The Leading Cause Of Death In The U.S.


Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States? Your heart health is very important.

When people talk about heart disease, they are usually talking about coronary heart disease (CHD). It’s also called coronary artery disease (CAD). This is the most common type of heart disease. When someone has CHD, the coronary arteries (tubes) that take blood to the heart are narrow or blocked. This happens when cholesterol and fatty material, called plaque, build up in the arteries
You are at higher risk for heart disease if:

  • You are a woman over age 55
  • You are a man over age 45
  • Your father or brother had heart disease before age 5