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The Doctor Diaries: What Physicians Wish Patients Knew

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Revelations about weight loss, medical information on the internet, and more by Joanne Jarrett, M.D., AARP The Magazine, June-July 2018 Joanne Jarrett, M.D., polled dozens of doctors to find out what they’d tell you if only they could, and here are the results… We are working on your case, even if it looks like we have disappeared. Physicians […]

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Wesley Health Care Center C.N.A., L.P.N. and R.N. of the Year Ceremony

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The Wesley Health Care Center Nursing Department nominated and voted on their C.N.A., L.P.N. and R.N. of the Year. The winners were announced on July 25 at a special ceremony held in Wesley’s Embury Cafe. The R.N. of the Year is Jenna Lord. The L.P.N. of the Year is Brittney Sanders. The C.N.A. of the […]

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Why It’s Harder for Men to Challenge the Stigma of Loneliness

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Making friendships a priority can create important connections By Debbie Reslock  July 3, 2018 Sharing in an interview that he never told anyone because he felt ashamed, the former Surgeon General Vivek Murthy spoke of his youthful loneliness. He believed at the time that admitting how he felt was like admitting he wasn’t worth being loved. That stigma, still […]

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Extreme Heat and Senior Safety

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The Northeast’s weather forecast for this last weekend of June warns of a heat wave with high humidity. When heat waves arrive, it is important to be prepared and aware of heat-related illness warning signs and the steps one can take to prevent and treat this dangerous situation. This is especially true for older adults, […]

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Alzheimer’s Association’s “The Longest Day” Fundraiser

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Wesley celebrated Summer Solstice with the Alzheimer’s Association’s “Longest day”, a global fundraising initiative to help end Alzheimer’s. The event occurs annually on the first day of summer with participants partaking in an activity they or a loved one affected by Alzheimer’s enjoy to raise funds for The Alzheimer’s Association. For Wesley, it is also the […]

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Model Car and Memorabilia Show

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Thank you to Wesley Alzheimer’s Engagement Coach, Carl Picioccio, who brought in his large collection of automobile memorabilia for residents to enjoy in the Health Care Center Activities Room. The diverse collection consists of pieces that once belonged to his grandfather and father, as well as items collected by Carl over the years.    

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