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Becky’s Note for July 2021

Family enjoying food outside

There’s just something about that summer sun kissing your face that puts you in a good mood! As I was doing my research to find the best news and resources for you this month, I found some great clinical articles on kidney disease, guidelines on stroke prevention and more! July…Read More

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Kidney failure symptoms and treatment

Exploring Protein Energy Wasting in Chronic Kidney Disease

Protein Energy Wasting (or PEW) is an incredibly common issue for individuals who have been diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). When PEW goes undiagnosed or is simply not treated properly severe issues can occur…Read More

Stroke signs and symptoms

Examining the 2021 Guidelines for Stroke Prevention

2021 Guideline for the Prevention of Stroke in Patients with Stroke and Transient Ischemic Attack: A Guideline from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association Nearly 800,000 people in the United States alone experience…Read More

Woman harvesting vegetables from her home vegetable garden

Get the Most Nutrition and Enjoyment Out of Your Food This Summer

This month is National Culinary Month, which sparked our creativity and got us thinking about how we can embrace the culinary arts in the prime of summer. Between learning how to grow your own fruits…Read More

Elderly woman getting COVID-19 vaccine

July 2021 COVID-19 Updates

We’ve done our best to keep you updated during the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic, and we continue to keep you updated as the pandemic seems to be slowing. We are starting to see more…Read More

Hello June

Becky’s Note for June 2021

As mask requirements have been lightened and people are eager to get out for summer, it’s hard not to breathe a sigh of relief knowing that the very challenging year and a half we’ve experienced…Read More

Risk factors for Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

My mother was intelligent, sharp and the picture of health until she was about 80 years old when she sufferied a heart attack. Within the next five years, we realized that she had been hiding…Read More

Food safety for food service professionals

Practice Food Safety This Summer

As mask mandates are being lifted and more and more individuals are getting vaccinated, it’s important to go into summer knowing that health and safety are still important and should be kept top-of-mind. Outdoor dining…Read More

Woman fully vaccinated against COVID-19

2021 COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 requirements and guidelines continue to change as more people are vaccinated. Check back frequently for the latest updates from the industry’s most trusted resources so that you can optimize operations and standards of care.…Read More

Group of older adults outdoors in the spring

Becky’s Note for May 2021

May is a time to celebrate in many ways - winter is over, we've been through the rain, and the flowers are blooming! Sunday is a time to celebrate Mom's - we wish all the…Read More

Mental Health Awareness Month

Navigating Mental Health Month During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Mental Health Month comes during a time that we continue to navigate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Although many people are getting vaccinated and there seems to be a light at the end of…Read More

Osteoporosis Awareness & Prevention Month

Recognize the Importance of Bone Health During National Osteoporosis Month

Osteoporosis is common. In fact, one in two women and up to one in four men over the age of 50 will break a bone due to osteoporosis, according to the National Osteoporosis Foundation. But…Read More

COVID-19 vaccine

May 2021 COVID-19 Updates

As we continue to navigate the ever-changing COVID-19 pandemic, we will continue to update you with the latest resources available. Recent updates involve public health recommendations for fully vaccinated people (which you can explore more…Read More