Posted: Saturday, August 15, 2015
Stay safe during the summer heat!
It’s hot! We all like to get outside during the summer months, but high temperatures can pose health risks for older people and those with chronic health conditions. You don’t have to become a victim if you know how to avoid the hazards of hot weather, and you can help others by knowing the risks and symptoms of heat-caused conditions and what to do if someone you know develops them.Read Full Entry
Posted: Monday, August 10, 2015
New ratings help you evaluate hospital care
You probably check restaurant ratings when you’re going out to eat. It’s easy to find out on your smartphone, tablet or computer what other people think about their dining experiences—there are sites like Yelp that let diners post reviews online.
Shouldn’t it be just as easy to find out what people think about the quality of medical care they receive? Well, now it is. A new feature implemented earlier this year on Medicare’s Hospital CompareWeb site provides star ratings that indicate the quality of care people received at hospitals near you. Read Full Entry
Posted: Monday, August 3, 2015
Fiber art exhibit displays retirement community residents’ talent
The character of a retirement community is created by the people who call it home and enrich the lives of everyone with their enthusiasm, passion and talents. At Westminster at Lake Ridge, a graphic display of our residents’ talent is featured in the hallway for all to see.Read Full Entry
The fiber art exhibit that graces the hallway includes works in macramé, needlepoint, crewel, cross-stitch, crocheting, knitting and quilting. The 30-piece exhibit opened July 7 with a wine and cheese reception and remains through September.