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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 [...]

    2019-03-22T18:17:33-04:00January 18th, 2019|Home Care & Home Health|

    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 [...]

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

    Salemtowne: A Rich Heritage

    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 attention of two young single sisters, Marian Vogler and Mary Ann Fogle. [...]

    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 [...]

    2019-01-02T15:23:45-05:00November 13th, 2017|Hearing & Vision|

    Well•Spring Introduces Just1Navigator

    The Well•Spring Group is turning the spotlight on a full range of services for seniors – both inside and outside the walls of its well-known retirement community, Well•Spring in Greensboro. “As we approach the 25th anniversary of our award-winning retirement community, many people know us as that wonderful place,” said Stephen P. Fleming, president and CEO of The Well•Spring Group. [...]

    2019-01-03T18:44:11-05:00October 9th, 2017|Home Care & Home Health|

    Choosing a Cancer Screening Option

    North Carolina’s screening rate for colon cancer is currently just above 68 percent. According to analysis by the National Colorectal Cancer Round Table, if North Carolina can reach 80 percent screening by 2018 (a national goal), 7,909 cases could be prevented and 5,796 lives could be saved by 2030 in our state alone. Early diagnosis is the key to surviving [...]

    2019-01-03T14:59:10-05:00August 17th, 2017|Medical Providers, Wellness|

    On What’s New in Cataract Surgery

    Patricia Smith, M.D. founder of Triangle Eye Physicians, is a Board Certified Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and a fellowship-trained corneal specialist. She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, the International Refractive Surgery Society, and the Refractive Surgery Alliance. With age comes the slowly increasing haze [...]

    2019-03-29T17:41:36-04:00July 18th, 2017|Hearing & Vision|
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