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Lincoln Medical Center Announces New Ultrasound Service For Expectant Parents

Lincoln Health System is excited to offer 3D/4D ultrasounds in addition to their other ultrasound services.  Much like standard ultrasounds, 3D/4D ultrasounds use sound waves to produce an image of your baby while it is in your womb. The difference is that 3D ultrasounds create a three-dimensional still image of your baby, while 4D ultrasounds…

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Anderson Named As Administrator for Lincoln and Donalson Care Centers

Lincoln Health System proudly announces Don Anderson as the new administrator for Lincoln and Donalson Care Centers. Originally from the New Orleans, LA area, Don Anderson graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University majoring in Cultural Resources Management.  In 1991, Anderson received his first Administrator position at a Nursing Home Facility in Louisiana.  Don has also owned…

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New Location and Open House for Home Health and Hospice

Lincoln Health System announces the opening of a new location for Lincoln Medical Home Health and Hospice.  The Home Health and Hospice recently moved its office from 1797 Wilson Parkway to 2250 Thornton Taylor Parkway, Suite B.  The relocation will provide the community easier access to our services and staff. Lincoln Medical Home Health and…

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VitalStim Therapy Now Available at the Patrick

The Patrick Rehab-Wellness Center now offers VitalStim therapy for patients who have been diagnosed with dysphasia.  Dysphagia is the medical term for difficulty swallowing.  This difficulty can be caused by a stroke, neuromuscular disease processes such as Parkinson’s and ALS, Head and Neck Surgery or Cancer, and advanced age.  Patients with dysphagia may aspirate food…

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Could your medicines make you fall?

The first day of Fall is designated as National Falls Prevention Awareness Day. Lincoln Health System wants to encourage you to take a look at ways you can decrease your risk for falling. In the United States, more than 10,000 people turn 65 every day. In 2014, the population of the US included 46.2 million…

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National Women’s Health and Fitness Day – September 27, 2017

National Women’s Health and Fitness Day will be celebrated on Wednesday, September 27, 2017.  This day marks the largest annual health promotion for women.  The event is always held on the last Wednesday of September. Women often neglect their own health choosing to take care of others instead.  This self-neglect can, unfortunately, lead to poor…

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Solar Eclipse Safety Tips

The upcoming solar eclipse is fast approaching.  Are you prepared with the proper safety equipment to view this rare event?  The 2017 eclipse will be the first total solar eclipse in 38 years for the continental U.S.  and occurs when the Moon lines up directly between the Sun and the Earth and a shadow is…

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Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week!

World breastfeeding week is a great time in the year to educate about Breastfeeding. Through my years of working with Public Health, I see more moms-to-be say that they would like to breastfeed or have thought about breastfeeding but do not know the benefits of breastfeeding besides it is good for the baby. YES, that…

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