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News from The Preserve as well as current topics of interest for the people we serve, their families and our community.

 

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Four Tools to Effectively Manage Chronic Pain

Pain is our body’s warning that something is wrong and is a normal reaction to injury or illness. As the body heals, the pain typically goes away, but for some the pain continues even after the cause has gone away. When the pain continues for 3 to 6 months or longer, it is considered chronic.

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6 Tips to Managing Emotions During the Holidays

As a community who cares for their residents and staff who may be feeling the holiday blues, The Preserve is committed to offering a whole-person approach to wellness and lifestyle, including programs geared toward living a full and enriched life. Wellness is not only physical; it is mental, emotion…

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2020 Medicare Costs and Coverages

There are many confusing rules and regulations for our seniors to follow when signing up for Medicare and/or the private plans, and the process can be overwhelming. It’s important for Medicare beneficiaries to understand all their options, what Medicare covers and, most importantly, what it doesn…

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Influenza and People 65 Years and Older

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the flu is defined as a contagious respiratory illness which can cause mild to severe illness and even hospitalization. The CDC recommends an influenza vaccination each year for everyone as young as 6 months of age, but especially fo…

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Personalizing Your Recovery Through Therapy Programs at The Preserve

Surgery, injury or an accidental fall can suddenly bring your daily activities and mobility to a stop. A smooth transition between a person’s stay in the hospital and back home is important and requires an environment that promotes well-being, which includes current technology, clinical expertise …

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A Memory Care Environment that Supports the Whole Person

The Preserve understands the process of choosing a memory care community that is a perfect fit for your loved one can be confusing, stressful, and emotional. Even once a decision is made, transitions can be hard. That is why we offer a continuum of care and services so residents and their families c…

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Person-Centered Care for Whole-Person Wellness

The Preserve is putting the finishing touches on construction just as wellness month approaches. This encourages staff to think about the person-centered approach our family, Volunteers of America, built their foundation on. After all, we are a community focused on encouraging engagement and promoti…

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Volunteers of America

Volunteers of America (VOA) is a faith-based nonprofit organization dedicated to helping those in need. The organization includes over 16,000 paid, professional employees and about 60,000 volunteers who dedicate time, money, and other resources to the cause. For more than 123 years, VOA has helped p…

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