5 Tips for Talking with Your Aging Parents about Senior Living
Your parents probably mean the world to you, and you are concerned about their future. Will they be able to successfully live alone even as they age? What will happen when they are no longer able to drive, no longer able to maintain the house, or remember to take their medication? Chances are that these and other concerns about their safety have led you to question whether or not it’s time to talk with your parents about senior living.
A Long Term Care Solution for Nevada Test Site & Atomic Retirees
Now that the new year is upon us, what health resources & support do your patients currently have in place? Medicare? Hospice? Long-Term Care Insurance? Veterans Resources? Whatever plan they may have, their EEOICPA Benefits will augment their current health care plan and extend coverage for their approved illness on their DOL white card until the end of life!
Aging With Dignity The Silverado Way
Aging does not have to be boring and dull. You do not have to be confined to a dark and lonely place. Come join us at Silverado and see how we are changing lives, one person at a time- in an environment where normalization and love conquer the fear and turn it into love…
ALL ABOUT ROSACEA
What Is Rosacea? The providers at Signature Plastic Surgery and Dermatology can help! Rosacea is common, afflicting an estimated 14 million Americans. The skin condition is characterized by redness and visible blood vessels on the facial skin. It may include small, red, pus-filled bumps. Flare-ups can last for weeks, even months, and then the skin calms down for a period of time before flaring up again. People often mistake rosacea either for blushing, acne, or an allergic reaction.
Are You Serving Patients who Worked at the Nevada Test Site?
Do They Have this DOL White Card? A Long-Term Care Solution for Former Atomic Workers For over a decade, Nuclear Care Partners has helped former atomic workers, including former Nevada Test Site workers, get connected with and maximize their EEOICPA benefits in addition to providing the highest quality of in-home care services.
Hospice Caregiver Support and Services Providing care for someone at the end of life can be emotionally and physically exhausting and it takes great courage. At times you may have feelings of loneliness or stress, and you may not know what to expect. We want you to know that hospice support is here for you, too. CompassionCare Hospice works to ease a caregiver’s burden in many ways. Our health professionals ensure that caregivers are fully informed and well-prepared to care for their loved ones to the best of their ability. We are mindful of your physical, emotional and spiritual health, as well. In fact, a vital part of hospice home care is in support of caregivers. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE
Congress to address Medicare billing issues
When Congress returns to Washington, D.C. from its August recess, health care legislation will be one of their top agenda items. This is not surprising to residents of Nevada, who have seen headline after headline about out-of-control health care costs.
COVID TESTING: RAPID (10 MINUTE RESULTS) & PCR TESTING AVAILABLE AT DOYNE MEDICAL
COVID testing--both rapid (15 minute results) and PRC (24-hour results--are available at Doyne Medical clinic In Las Vegas. Staff members at can provide testing onsite at Doyne or make arrangements to provide business with testing onsite.
Do Infections Lead to Dementia?
The National Institute of Health cites that inflammation caused by infectious diseases can contribute to dementia. Furthermore, the National Center for Biotechnical Research provides a great historical view of how at the turn of the century, infectious disease represented a high risk of mortality for many. One condition, neurosyphilis, was directly related to the cause of a cognitive decline in that era. With the advent of antibiotic treatments, the line became blurry with the association of infectious diseases with dementia. The truth is that the risk for infectious-related complications increases with age due to the changes in the immune system’s response to disease. We also know that inflammation in the brain leads to delirium or acute mental confusion. Some dementia-related disorders are reversible, and some are not. So it’s best to speak to your doctor and get the proper information. Early diagnosis is critical to having a greater quality of life, even in the discourse of a dementia-related disease journey.
DRY ITCHY SKIN? IS IT ECZEMA?
As part of his dermatology practice, Dr. Himansu Shah helps patients manage their eczema. The Dermatology team at Signature Plastic Surgery & Dermatology offers treatment to patients in Las Vegas and Henderson. Eczema is the name for a group of conditions that cause the skin to become red, itchy, and inflamed. It’s common — over 30 million Americans have some form of eczema — but it’s not well understood. For those with eczema, it’s an itchy, red, dry irritation that can come and go for life. Eczema Symptoms Atopic dermatitis is the most common form of eczema, so its symptoms are also the most common. These symptoms vary widely between patients:
From a Nurse to a Nurse, for a Nurse: StaffinGenious.
Your talent is your best asset. StaffinGenious understands that our mission is to help you grow and develop your talent while maintaining a healthy balance without sacrificing your freedom. We want to get to know you, we want to build a dynamic and personalize relationship with you.
G. Dallas Horton and Associates
Why you should choose G. Dallas Horton and Associates when you have been injured. The reason it is important to hire an experienced attorney is his or her experience. The insurance adjuster is well trained in claims management and claim values. An attorney is better trained at claims management and claim values. When lay people try to negotiate their own cases, they are the only one who does not understand claims management and value. Most often, the adjuster will take gross advantage of the claimant.
Help From Your Village in Cognitive Health
“It takes a village.” It’s a phrase often used when referring to raising children, but having a village is a lifelong need. That village becomes vital once a loved one starts showing signs of cognitive decline or receives a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease or dementia.
Helping Former Atomic Workers with a COPD Diagnosis
In 1950, the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) selected the Las Vegas Bombing and Gunnery Range to develop and test its nuclear weapons. In December of 1950, President Harry Truman approved the establishment of nearly 700 square miles of the Range as the Nevada Proving Ground, later renamed to the Nevada Test Site in 1955.
Holiday Blues and Caregiver issues
The holidays may be wonderful opportunities to gather, but please be mindful that for many families it is a time of stress and many challenges. Caregivers find themselves caring for their loved ones, as well as their aging parents and it causes strain on time management and family dynamics. A caregiver is usually “sandwiched” between several generations in the family, and they rarely have help or time for themselves.
Hospice Care Can Help Family Members Come Together
If you are researching hospice care, and are on this website, you and your family are probably facing some challenging healthcare decisions. Sometimes during a crisis, medical interventions happen before we even have a chance to understand them. With hospice care services, we can help families understand, prepare for, and support one another throughout the hospice journey. For most of us, our families are our biggest source of support. With the guidance of the hospice team, we can assure that families and loved ones will have all the tools and resources needed to give the best care possible. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE
Now, more than ever, there is a sense of urgency in our country to start discussions about how we would want to be treated, if we were faced with a life-limiting illness. Discussing end of life care options, preparing advance directives, and letting our loved ones know our wishes, are all important topics. Hospice care can provide innumerable benefits to those with life-limiting illnesses, and their loved ones. But there are many hospice care misconceptions and it is important to learn as much as possible about how hospice care might benefit you, or your loved one. We have many choices about the services we receive toward the end of life, and hospice care is an important one to consider. CLICK TO READ MORE
HOW OFTEN SHOULD I HAVE A PHYSICAL
A physical is your chance to speak to your doctor about any health concerns you have. It’s also the time when your doctor can spot any changes to your health since the last time you had an appointment. But you still may wonder, how often should I get a physical? Here are some answers to your questions. As an adult, how often should I get a physical? Expert opinion varies as to how often you should see your doctor for a checkup. But everyone seems to agree that meeting regularly with your doctor can help improve your overall health and strengthen your relationship with your physician.
INJURED IN A TRAFFIC, WORK OR OTHER ACCIDENT?
Because, no matter how minor the accident may initially seem, injuries can sometimes take days or even weeks to show up. The best course of action is to be examined and evaluated by a doctor.Our Las Vegas Accident and Injury Doctors can provide patients with expert care when you’ve been injured. Though many Las Vegas doctors prefer not to treat accidents and injuries, Our Las Vegas Accident-Injury Doctors are happy to accept Personal Injury patients.
It's time to care about long term care
Nursing homes are an integral piece of our health care system, providing personalized care to seniors in a loving and nurturing environment. Long term care communities are not only medical facilities, but they are also homes for thousands of women and men across our state. And at facilities such as mine, our dedicated caregivers are the heart of the operation.
Mental Health, Dementia, and PTSD
As people age, they may experience certain life changes that impact their mental health, such as coping with a serious illness or losing a loved one. Although many people will adjust to these life changes, some may experience feelings of grief, social isolation, or loneliness. When these feelings persist, they can lead to mental health issues, such as depression or anxiety. Mental health is important in every stage of life. Effective treatment options are available to help older adults manage their mental health and improve their quality of life. Recognizing the signs and seeing a healthcare provider are the first steps to getting treatment. It is common for people with dementia to experience anxiety, depression, or apathy. Improving the mental health of someone with dementia can improve their overall quality of life.
Molina Healthcare Will Offer Plans in Nevada in 2022
Molina Healthcare works with the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), and the Division of Healthcare Financing and Policy (DHCFP), providing health services for the Nevada Medicaid and Nevada Check Up program beginning in 2022. Under a new contract, Molina's Nevada health plan will be one of four managed care organizations offering health care coverage to approximately 630,000 Medicaid beneficiaries in Clark County, which includes Las Vegas, and Washoe County, which includes Reno.
Nuclear Care Partners is Hiring!
Here at Nuclear Care Partners, as we continue to rapidly grow in pursuit of our mission to provide the highest level of home-care available to our Hometown Atomic Heroes, including Nevada Test Site retirees, we find our team rapidly growing as well!
Paid Family Caregivers
Founded in 2011, Nuclear Care Partners proudly provides EEOICPA benefits guidance, advocacy, and no-cost in-home care to former atomic workers who have developed serious illnesses due to their workplace exposure to harmful radiation and toxic chemicals. Our founding belief holds that these brave men and women, who enhanced our nation’s security, deserve kind, compassionate, and the highest quality care available.
Ronald McDonald House to Build 2nd House in Las Vegas
Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Greater Las Vegas is excited to announce the Home for Now Hope for Tomorrow capital campaign to build a second Ronald McDonald House in the Las Vegas valley. “For more than 23 years, the Las Vegas Ronald McDonald House has provided a ‘home away from home’ to families with sick or injured children,” said Alyson McCarthy, Chief Executive Officer of the Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Greater Las Vegas. “While the average length of stay is 11 nights, a third of our families stay longer than a month. Our second House will provide longer-term independent living spaces for families to call home while their child is in the hospital.”
San Martin Hospital Named Best Place to Have a Baby in 40th Annual Best of Las Vegas Awards
Dignity Health–St. Rose Dominican San Martin Hospital has again been selected as Best Place to Have a Baby in the 2021 Best of Las Vegas awards, capturing the top Gold Award in the annual survey of Las Vegas Review-Journal readers.
Silverado Red Rock A Model of Wellness in Dementia Care
In 1996 Silverado was founded with a vision to change the way the world cares for and perceives people with cognitive decline. Their ideals – rooted in compassion, clinical excellence, and dignity through helping people find their purpose- made a difference instantly. The difference was noted by both residents and family, who rediscovered loved ones they had they had lost to the disease. More than 20 years later, with the addition of in-home and hospice services, Silverado continues to lead the way.
Study: It’s Not How Much Fat You Eat But What Type That Raises Cardio Risk
Study: It’s Not How Much Fat You Eat But What Type That Raises Cardio Risk By Becky Upha From Everyday Health People who ate higher total amounts of red meat, processed red meat, and nondairy animal fat had an increased the risk of stroke, while those who ate more vegetable fat or polyunsaturated fat lowered it, according to a new 27-year study of more than 117,000 health professionals.
TOP STRESS MANAGEMENT EXPERT
Tsikki’s ultimate vision is to implement a stress management and meditation curriculum in education systems and corporations worldwide to eliminate stress and anxiety and promote positive ways of thinking. Tsikki hosts a free global meditation on the last Saturday of every month to bring everyone from around the world together to unite, de-stress and stay connected. **More info is available at TsikkiThau.com or by emailing PRTsikkiThau@gmail.com
Walk to Fight Suicide
April 22, 2023 | Sunset Park | 9am-12pm The Out of the Darkness walks help raise funds for suicide prevention. Proceeds go directly to AFSP’s lifesaving research, education, advocacy and survivor support programming. The Las Vegas walk is also an opportunity to be there for one another, including ourselves, when someone is struggling. By participating, you are stepping into a growing movement of people sending the message that suicide can be prevented and that together, we can do more to save lives and support everyone's mental health. You can register for the walk at afsp.org/nevada