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Don’t Let Bone Loss Slow you Down – May is Osteoporosis Awareness Month!

May 23, 2017

Did you know that about 44 million Americans or about 55% of the US population over 50 suffer from osteoporosis?  Did you know that approximately 1 in 3 women and up to 1 in 5 men age 50 and older will break a bone due to osteoporosis? Osteoporosis literally means ‘poruos bone’.  When a healthy…

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2017 Swim Lesson Schedule

May 22, 2017

The Patrick Rehab-Wellness Center is offering swim lessons this summer.  We have 3 sessions available and each session runs Monday-Thursday and lasts 2 weeks. The cost per session is $40 for levels 1, 2, and 3 and $25 for Mom and Tot lessons.  For more information, please call 931-433-0273.

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Funding Hospice Care: Donations make a difference!

May 2, 2017

As an entity of Lincoln Health System, Lincoln Medical Home Health and Hospice is a nonprofit home health and hospice provider. Although we share one name, we are two distinct agencies, providing both Home Health and Hospice services to the residents of Lincoln County and surrounding areas. As a hospice, we are reimbursed for care…

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Lincoln Hospice: Celebration of Life Butterfly Release

May 2, 2017

The second annual Lincoln Hospice Celebration of Life Butterfly Release is quickly approaching.  We invite you to celebrate your loved one in a special way by participating in our Celebration of Life Event.  We will release butterflies in memory of loved ones as a beautiful way to celebrate the lives of those who are no…

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April 28, 2017

Thinking of trying a 5k but you don’t know where to begin?  Let the Patrick Rehab-Wellness Center help! Our new 8 weeks to 5k class is designed to to help those who are new to jogging and running train to complete the Firecracker Chase on June 24th or a similar event. About the Class: Start…

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Water Aerobics: Add a Splash of Fun into your Workout Routine

April 26, 2017

Benefits of Water Aerobics   Do you love swimming? With summer quickly approaching, pool season is near!! While you are splashing around and swimming, think about working out in the pool! Water aerobics has many benefits; here are just a few examples: Low risk for injury Water provides resistance to help build strength Cardiovascular workout…

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April 25, 2017 is declared LHS Day

April 25, 2017

Today, April 25, 2017, has been officially declared the date of Lincoln Health System’s Centennial.  County Mayor Bill Newman delivered a proclamation to Lincoln Health System to memorialize the occasion.  April 25th will now be titled “LHS Day” in the coming years.  Thank you Mayor Newman for your support of Lincoln Health System. Official Proclamation…

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Hospice: A Team Effort is Key to Quality Care

April 21, 2017

One of the first questions that we ask when we speak with patients and their loved ones about hospice is ‘What are you most concerned about?’ Invariably, a patient will say ‘I don’t want to be uncomfortable’ and ‘I am concerned about my family. How will they take care of me? What will they do…

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Gardening Tips for a Healthy Back

April 12, 2017

It is my finally my favorite time of the year! Spring has finally sprung! The trees are blooming, grass is growing, and flowers are being planted.  The bright colors are coming and gardening is starting! Often, gardening can hurt our backs and cause us to be unable to keep up our beautiful gardens. Here are…

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Does the word ‘Hospice’ scare you?

April 5, 2017

Before I became involved with hospice, I did not fully understand or appreciate what it was or the services that could be provided. As a matter of fact, when I heard that a friend or acquaintance was “on hospice” my first reaction was “I am so sorry”. I immediately assumed that that individual was very…