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Health and Wellness with a holistic approach at Women Supporting Women's Your Healthiest You Conference this past weekend. Great minds coming together for the health of our community! ... See MoreSee Less
Peninsula Home Care patients are home bound... so we decided to bring some of the beauty from outside to their homes. Here's Evelyn Hearn and Peninsula Home Care at Nanticoke, Physical Therapy Assistant Roda Filart. ... See MoreSee Less
Thank you to the talented nurses at McCready Health in Somerset County, some of whom are shown here. We know how good you are because your patients come to home care praising your skills. Enjoy the week - you earn it! ... See MoreSee Less
"Happiness held is the seed; Happiness shared is the flower." - John Harrigan Peninsula Home Care at Nanticoke Physical Therapy Assistant, Blake Hare, shared some of his happiness with Patricia Moore today! ... See MoreSee Less
“Where flowers bloom, so does hope.” – Lady Bird Johnson Wishing Donna Tilghman the best in her recovery. The Peninsula Home Care Team, special delivery by Physical Therapist Rod Filart. ... See MoreSee Less
Public Awareness of Signs and Symptoms of Stroke Remains Poor SALISBURY, MD – Stroke occurs every 40 seconds, affecting almost 800,000 people in the Unites States each year. Yet, calling 911 within an hour of stroke onset is done fewer than 50% in reported cases. Many times individuals don’t e....
Couldn't have asked for better weather for the Delmarva Shorebirds Silver Sluggers Kick Off Party! Club members got an extra special surprise with a visit from WBOC's Delmarva Life crew as players walked around signing baseballs and hats. There's still time to sign up to become a Silver Slugger! Call the Shorebirds front office at 410-219-3112. You don't want to miss out on your FREE limited edition Shorebirds hat and exclusive opportunities to win signed memorabilia during the season! ... See MoreSee Less
Thanks to Delmarva Shorebirds' GM Chris Bitter and his team for making our sponsorship of the Silver Sluggers easy and fun. Next two games 4/25 and 5/2. Come see us, get your free hat if you are a member, and spin the wheel to win a prize! ... See MoreSee Less
Peninsula Home Care Area Director of Operations, Nancy Bagwell was excited to present Miranda Wood with her "Outstanding Occupational Therapist of the Year" plaque and gift. We are so grateful to have her as part of the team! ... See MoreSee Less
The next Delmarva Shorebirds Silver Sluggers game is April 25. Join now to get this FREE limited edition cap from Peninsula Home Care and join us for a members' reception before the game, too. We'll be at the park "Going Above and Beyond ... for YOU!" ... See MoreSee Less
Who's ready for some baseball??? Peninsula Home Care is proud to sponsor the Delmarva Shorbirds Silver Sluggers... the premier club on the Eastern Shore for seniors 55 and up. Win prizes, play baseball BINGO and so much more! Call 410-219-3112 today! ... See MoreSee Less
99% of Americans age 40 and older have had chickenpox even if they don't remember it. Here's why the CDC is recommending those age 50 and older get the new shingles vaccine - whether or not you remember those little red bumps or not. ... See MoreSee Less
Terrific first Silver Sluggers game at Delmarva Shorebirds! We gave out nearly 500 hats to Silver Sluggers ticket holders and watched the 'Birds win their 7th in a row, shattering the old season start record! Still a great deal to join - get 8 games for the price of 3, claim your free hat and have a chance to win some prizes. Call 410-219-3112 for details. ... See MoreSee Less
Congratulations are in order for our "Outstanding OT's of the Year!" A round of applause for Miranda Wood of the Salisbury/Ocean Pines Branch and Helen Serrano of the Peninsula Home Care Nanticoke Branch in Seaford. ... See MoreSee Less
Who doesn't want to have a healthy heart? Well, everyone does but hearing news about people suffering from heart problems has become quite a common thing of late. It is mainly because of their sedentary lifestyle and unwanted stress. One needs to consume heart-healthy foods which can help you lead a...
We've all had cuts and scrapes that we can take care of at home. But what about more serious wounds — the kind that involve stitches or a hospital stay?
A process called "Negative Pressure Wound Care" can help heal those wounds much faster than your traditional wound care dressings. Peninsula Home Care is the first home care agency to bring this type of care into the home.
A new Medicare Card may be coming your way! The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is issuing new cards that do not include social security numbers to protect seniors from identity theft. A unique, randomly-assigned number called a Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI), will replace the Social Security # on the card. ... See MoreSee Less
Blood pressure, oxygen saturation and weight are all very important measurements for individuals with Congestive Heart Failure (CHF). Peninsula Home Care at Nanticoke's branch director Beverly White and account manager Andrew Wile had an opportunity to educate attendants at the Nanticoke Health Fair about the importance of self-monitoring measurements to detect CHF, a common chronic disease. ... See MoreSee Less
Congratulations to our partner, Steven Rose, RN; MN, and President and CEO of Nanticoke Health Services, on being named among the Top 50 Rural Hospital CEOs to Know. We're certainly glad we know him! ... See MoreSee Less
Becker’s Hospital Review has named Steven Rose, RN, MN, President and CEO of Nanticoke Health Services, to its list of “50 Rural Hospital CEOs to Know.” This is the 5th consecutive year Mr. Rose…Continue Reading ››
Check out the limited edition baseball hat you get when you become a Delmarva Shorebird Silver Slugger! If you are a senior 55+ and up, become a member and you'll get tickets to nine Shorebirds games, exclusive opportunities to win signed memorabilia during the season and you can play Baseball Bingo and win prizes. They even host a kick off party for club members and give you a chance to throw out the first pitch! Don't wait... sign up today!
For more information about the Silver Sluggers program, contact the Shorebirds' front office at 410-219-3112. ... See MoreSee Less
Busy morning at Peninsula Home Care! Shooting our next Delmarva Life segment on a type of wound care that is helping patients heal faster and more comfortably. Stand by for the air date! ... See MoreSee Less
There is real demand for CNAs and GNAs - and these jobs can lead to others. If you are considering a career change, this program may be for you.Mark your calendar or share with someone you know! Financial assistance and scholarships are available! ... See MoreSee Less
We are always looking to learn new things and share with our team. Our MD & DE staff enjoyed speaker Charles Marshall's humor and listening to him talk about the importance of customer service. ... See MoreSee Less
We're a sponsor of this great deal - will we see you at the ballpark? Nine games for $20 or $25 TOTAL per person for the season!Silver Sluggers is the premier club on the Eastern Shore for seniors 55+. Membership includes tickets to seven Wednesday Shorebirds games (excluding July 4th), an afternoon game on Mon, May 28th and an evening game on Tues, June 26th. Members receive a FREE limited edition Shorebirds Hat and exclusive opportunities to win signed memorabilia during the season. Each Silver Sluggers game features Baseball Bingo. The Silver Sluggers program is made possible by Peninsula Home Care in Maryland and at Nanticoke - home health care that goes "Above and Beyond for You!"
Our senior staff wants to remind you as "Heart Month" ends that your focus on heart health should never stop! Here are 5 things to do daily: 1) Eat healthy fats, not trans fats (read processed food packs) 2) Brush and floss daily to ward off bacteria in gums 3) Get 7-8 hours of sleep 4) Move hourly, especially if you're seated for work 5) Avoid second hand smoke (and quit if you're a smoker) Hands to heart, these can make a difference! ... See MoreSee Less
If you live or work in Somerset County and are looking for a way to make a difference in your community, this might be your opportunity.Looking for a way to give back to the community, help others and make new friends? McCready's Volunteer Program continues to grow, and is currently accepting new volunteers.
Retired professionals such as teachers, nurses and physical therapists, McCready volunteers serve in various positions throughout McCready Hospital, Alice B. Tawes Nursing & Rehabilitation Center and Chesapeake Cove Assisted Living. They read books to and play cards and board games with residents as part of the Activities Program, welcome patients and assist visitors at the welcome desk in our main lobby, help staff with administrative tasks and special projects, transport patients and residents throughout the facility, and more.
McCready volunteers who met for a recent meeting include (from left to right) Randy Demers (Resident Transporter), Laura Beveridge (Activities Program and Physical Therapy), Alicia Hoover (Medical Records), Bev Amir (Medical-Surgical Unit), Bunny Lokey (Welcome Desk), Rev. Christine Mottl (Chaplain) and Marguerite Robinson (Welcome Desk). Volunteers Ann Renois (Timekeeper), Sue Lehman (Welcome Desk), Lorna Graham (Activities) and Donna Clark (Medical Records) were unavailable for the photo.
To learn more about volunteering at McCready Health, visit mccreadyhealth.org or call (410) 968-1200 and ask for Suzanne Tyler or Margie Morgan. ... See MoreSee Less
This exercise crew at MAC Inc wants you to KNOW YOUR NUMBERS so you can identify if you are in a healthy or unhealthy blood pressure range. Here's the breakdown for blood pressure categories:
Normal - Less than 120 over Less than 80 Elevated - 120-129 over Less than 80 High Blood Pressure Stage 1 - 130-139 (upper #) or 80-89 (lower #) High Blood Pressure Stage 2 - 140 or Higher or 90 or Higher Hypertensive Crisis - Higher than 180 and/or Higher than 120 ... See MoreSee Less