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Spring is home inspection season

Written by Healthy Living News. Posted in Our Community

Most people associate home inspections with the process of buying or selling a house. At the inspection stage of the home sale, sellers worry that major (read: costly) repairs or upgrades will be recommended, while buyers keep their fingers crossed that the inspector won’t find any issues that might scuttle the deal and prevent them from getting their dream home.

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Ability Center offers vital resources for all ages and disabilities

Written by Healthy Living News. Posted in Our Community

The Ability Center began as a rotary initiative that served kids with polio in 1920. Throughout the agency’s 100 years of service, programming has evolved to meet the current needs of youth and adults with disabilities. Our agency serves as a hub of information and referral network for those looking for resources for all ages and disabilities.

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Laurels rehab team member explains the vital role of occupational therapy

Written by Healthy Living News. Posted in Our Community

When people hear the term “occupational therapy,” many mistakenly conclude that this discipline has something to do with career building or helping people find job opportunities. Others might erroneously assume that occupational therapy is just another name for physical therapy. But if neither of these definitions hits the mark, then what exactly is occupational therapy?

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The Devil and Mrs. Jones

Written by Chris Stieben and Megan Benner Senecal. Posted in Our Community

The thought of going to a nursing home makes most people panic—the thought of giving up your home, your money, and your independent activities. In the next couple of articles, we will explore the thought of the Devil and how Mrs. Jones is able to navigate the unknown and eventually eliminate the Devil mentality as she works her way through the system.

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NHA integrates behavioral and physical healthcare services

Written by Healthy Living News. Posted in Our Community

The Neighborhood Health Association (NHA) continually strives to offer quality healthcare services to the uninsured and underinsured members of our community, as well as to identify opportunities to strengthen its care continuum and eliminate gaps in the services and resources provided. Recognizing a significant need for behavioral healthcare among the population it serves, NHA recently launched an Integrated Behavioral Health program to complement the wide-ranging medical services already available in its community health centers.

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