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Bringing Awareness to Sleep Apnea

October 3, 2017 — Prism Health Care is teaming up with the University of Chicago to bring awareness to sleep apnea by sponsoring Sleep Therapy Week during the week of October 30. Sleep Week Events All events will be held at Prism Health Care Services at 1337 Basswood Road in Schaumburg. Demystifying the Sleep Study Monday, October 30, 5:00-7:00pm... Read More

5 Tips for Enjoying Time with Loved Ones with Dementia

May 4, 2017 — By Jennifer Stelter, PsyD, CDP The Alden Network Spending time together as family, is priceless. However, sometimes this can be a challenging for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or memory care needs and their loved ones, as they may not be able to communicate with each other as well as they used to, share their thoughts... Read More

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May 25, 2016 — Let us know how we are doing! We truly value your input. Follow the link below to take a short survey about your experience with Prism. We use your input to make our service stronger. Referral Feedback Survey

A New Tool for Heart Health

January 26, 2016 — As part of February’s American Heart Month, the American Heart Association launched a new campaign, Life’s Simple 7, which includes the My Life Check quiz that consumers can use to quickly ascertain their risk level for developing heart failure, a condition in which the heart is weakened, reducing blood flow to the body. The interactive... Read More

Beyond the Food Pyramid

January 24, 2016 — What You Should Know About the New Government Nutritional Recommendations During the first week of January 2016, Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia M. Burwell and Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack released updated nutritional guidelines for Americans, reflecting the latest science-based recommendations on diet. What should consumers know? The Office of Disease Prevention and... Read More

The CDC Says 2016 is the Year to Quit Smoking

January 21, 2016 — If you or a loved one smokes, it’s likely that quitting made your list of New Year’s resolutions. But most smokers know that this can be one of the toughest resolutions to keep! The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has just released some information and tips that can help. If smoking cessation was... Read More

Six Winter Skin Care Tips

January 19, 2016 — As we grow older, we’re more likely to experience the discomfort of dry skin. Dry skin is a common problem during the winter and its effects can be painful, causing the skin to flake, itch, crack and even bleed. Yet dermatologists say there are ways people can find relief by implementing a few changes to their... Read More

Did It Snow Last Night? Read This First!

January 14, 2016 — You undoubtedly know that winter sports like skiing, snowboarding and sledding have the potential to send participants to the hospital. But there’s another common snow activity that brought almost 250,000 Americans to the emergency room or doctor’s office last year: According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), snow removal offers the potential for... Read More

Warn Senior Loved Ones About Fake IRS Calls

October 17, 2015 — Your elderly parent receives a threatening phone call, voice mail, email, or official-looking letter that claims to be from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The agent says that your loved one owes back taxes, and must pay right away or go to jail. That can be a frightening moment, and it’s happening to more and... Read More

Learning About Hospice Should Begin Long Before You Are Sick

October 15, 2015 — By Caroline E. Mayer, Kaiser Health News As a consultant who counsels families on end-of-life care management, Johanna Turner often shares the story of her mother’s final days 21 years ago. Thanks to the skilled and loving care provided by a local hospice, Turner was able to keep her promise to let her mother die... Read More

Can Helping Others Protect Our Brains?

June 6, 2015 — Volunteers often receive a plaque or certificate honoring them for their service. Might they also receive an MRI showing increased brain health? Most people who volunteer say that civic engagement gives them a big mood boost and a sense of accomplishment. Now, researchers from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have shown that helping... Read More