Staving off Alzheimer’s — More Reasons to Adopt Healthy Habits

by Carol
Healthy Habits Can Help Prevent Alzheimers

Carol is our administrator at the Center for Primary Healthcare and is a regular contributor to this blog. She is a registered nurse and also holds a masters in public health.

I am not afraid to die. I am afraid of suffering. And I am probably most afraid of losing my mental capacities. I think many of us have that fear. Alzheimer’s disease affects 5.9 million Americans each year. I hope not to be counted in that data. Many of us have watched loved ones suffer with dementia and it can be a long and difficult road. Today I reviewed medical research that was some of the most encouraging and promising I’ve read about dementia in a long time. (more…)

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Receiving Care as a Patient — Kindness is Key

by Carol
Kindness is crucial in hospital care

Carol is our administrator at the Center for Primary Healthcare and is a regular contributor to this blog. She is a registered nurse and also holds a masters in public health.

Recently, I bent down in my garden to plant some basil and felt an almost indiscernible pang. Was the pain really there, or was I imagining it? I didn’t need to wait long to find out. Within forty five minutes, I was barely able to speak without gritting my teeth. I surmised that my day wouldn’t be complete without a trip to the emergency room, since this pain was far worse than childbirth. I called Dr. C. and told him I thought [correctly! it turned out] that I had a kidney stone. After arriving in the emergency room, (more…)

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Welcome to Our New Website – Center for Primary Health Care

by Joel

Hello and welcome to the Center for Primary Healthcare’s brand new website! We are really excited about finally bringing our patient’s experience of “going to the doctor” up to speed with the 21st century. We think if we can make your interaction with our office smoother through technology, it will translate into closer and better communication for everyone involved. That way, we can focus on you and your healthcare needs.

Our website has been designed to be as interactive as possible, and you can now accomplish a number of things (more…)

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Welcome to Our New Website – Center for Primary Health Care

Hello and welcome to the Center for Primary Healthcare’s brand new website! We are really excited about finally bringing our patient’s experience of “going to the doctor” up to speed with the 21st century. We think if we can make …

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Meet the Staff

Patti

Patti is the Center for Primary Healthcare’s Medical Assistant and also helps the front desk. Patti is wonderfully energetic and helps advocate for our patients when different procedures and tests need pesky pre-authorization from insurance companies. She also helps to …

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