Quality of Life Programs and Support Groups

Quality of Life Programs and Support Groups In recognition of breast cancer, we want to share resources available in our community. #YouDontHaveToFaceThisAlone Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute offers many free programs to help patients and family members cope with their cancer diagnosis. With a goal to reduce stress, increase health, mobility and balance, and most importantly have fun […]

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Let’s Get Physical

Let’s Get Physical Physical activity is important in all phases of life and it can be very helpful for people recently diagnosed with cancer, as well as for patients in remission. Some of the effects of physical activity are quickly apparent in patients’ overall wellness or quality of life. Exercise can reduce fatigue, maintain or […]

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Get Every Advantage In Your Breast Cancer Battle

Get Every Advantage In Your Breast Cancer Battle A diagnosis of breast cancer is stressful, frightening – and overwhelming. Get the confidence to focus on your health and your recovery by choosing a breast cancer program with the highest standards of breast care, professional expertise and treatment options. You’ll be assured you are receiving every […]

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Good Bones

Taking Care of Your Bones is Essential For Good health and Quality of Life Sometimes, a “simple” bone fracture—say, a broken arm from a fall—is just that, a simple broken arm. Other times, especially in people 50 or older, it can signify a condition that can endanger health and longevity. Catherine Metz , PT, MBA, […]

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Take Charge Get Informed About Diabetes

Getting a diagnosis of diabetes or pre-diabetes is frightening. People with diabetes face a whole array of life-threatening health problems, from increased risk of heart disease and stroke, blindness, kidney disease, nervous system disease and amputation. But take heart in these facts: You are not alone and, with guidance and education, you can do much to improve your health and […]

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Care Planning for Quality of Life

The Life Care Plan As health care improves, people are living longer. In the past, people got older, got sick and passed away. These days when we get older and get sick, we often live many more years dealing with an illness. This often means we may not have enough money to pay for long […]

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The Bionic Woman

  At 83, Janice Pike is well on her way to becoming a bionic woman. The Flint resident has had three joint replacements and figures a fourth is in her future. But that doesn’t stop her from being almost as active as she has been her whole life. Pike had both knees and a shoulder […]

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Music Man – Healing for Seniors

Outreach program that brings the arts and culture to local seniors, even if they are unable to travel to Whiting. MUSIC, CULTURE, JOY 􀀁􀀂􀀃􀀄􀀃􀀅􀀆􀀇􀀈􀀂􀀈􀀉􀀊􀀉􀀋􀀌􀀂􀀍􀀄􀀅􀀎􀀅􀀏􀀉􀀂􀀐􀀑􀀒􀀉􀀄􀀂􀀓􀀔􀀄􀀕􀀓􀀂􀀇􀀂􀀕􀀄A popular YouTube video shows a woman in her 90s with dementia, seemingly oblivious to the world around her. Then the music starts -church hymns from her childhood. She moves a single finger first. Then […]

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