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  • Well•Spring Offers Home Care

    Well•Spring Services, Inc., has introduced Well•Spring Home Care to individuals in their private homes, a service previously offered only to the residents of the award-winning Well•Spring Continuing Care Retirement Community. Well•Spring caregivers can provide a range of services from companionship to assistance with daily living tasks that will enable individuals to remain in their home, maintaining their independence and [...]

    2019-01-18T13:53:30+00:00January 18th, 2019|Home Care & Home Health|

    Overcoming Hurdles in Healthcare

    Brenda Planes Former Social Work Department Head at Abbotts Creek Center, Brenda Planes sees an opportunity to go the extra mile to impact the senior community. Through her launch of Elder & Wiser, Planes is able to continue her passion of helping caregivers, families and seniors navigate the challenges of elder care. “Dad, we received your test results.” Doctors [...]

    2019-01-28T19:48:31+00:00October 28th, 2018|News & Information, Senior Care Management|

    Novant Health Rehabilitation Hospital Opens

    Novant Health and Birmingham, Ala.-based Encompass Health held a grand opening celebration on Sept. 26 for its new, freestanding inpatient rehabilitation hospital, Novant Health Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliate of Encompass Health. The hospital will begin caring for patients on Oct. 8. Located at 2475 Hillcrest Center Circle in Winston-Salem, the rehabilitation hospital has 68 private patient rooms including one [...]

    2019-01-28T08:05:00+00:00October 27th, 2018|Medical Providers, News & Information|

    Salemtowne: A Rich Heritage

    By Renee Brumagin with information gleaned from Salemtowne resident Lu Newman’s book The Long, Long Road to Salemtowne. Salemtowne, a non-profit continuing care retirement community near historic Bethabara, has a rich heritage, based on 45 years of caring for older adults. Its roots are traced back to 1887 when a poor, ill girl, dying of tuberculosis, came to the [...]

    Tinnitus: A Clinical Review

    Tinnitus is an umbrella term that defines any sound in the ears or head, including ringing, crickets, roaring, buzzing, whooshing, pulsing, etc. Pronounced “tin-a-tus” or “tin-eye-tus,” 2.6 billion people of all ages worldwide experience this subjective phenomenon, making awareness and education on this topic vital. Causes Tinnitus is most commonly caused by underlying hearing disorders/diseases of the ear. Some causes [...]

    2019-01-02T15:23:45+00:00November 13th, 2017|Hearing & Vision|
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