There may come a time in your life when you need some extra help but are not ready to give up living at home. Or, you may be taking care of an elderly loved-one who requires more help than you are able to provide, yet neither of you is ready to make the move to […]
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For the better part of two decades, Independent Nursing Care LLC (INC) has been a main provider of immunizations for people throughout the North East. Every flu season INC provides vaccinations at a wide variety of businesses, schools, and public facilities against the seasonal flu. This year INC will join the fight with the rest […]
The pressures of our hectic everyday schedules can often make it difficult to eat right or to exercise. These factors can contribute to high blood pressure and to elevated cholesterol levels. This month we want to share some exciting news about the possibility of controlling one’s blood pressure and cholesterol together through the use of […]
For those of you who shudder at what “diet and exercise” might mean to your visions of sugarplums this holiday season, this month’s article is for you. National Christmas Cookie Day is December 20th and let’s be honest, you deserve a cookie… and some eggnog… and maybe even the plum pudding. The key to retaining […]
According to the U.S. Surgeon General’s Report on Physical Activity and Health, inactive people are twice as likely to develop heart disease compared to those who are more active. Further, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) has found that 60 percent of Americans are not meeting the recommended levels of physical activity. Breaking the cycle […]
Cholesterol is a waxy substance that comes from two places – our body and our food. Too much “bad” cholesterol in our diet can clog our arteries and lead to heart disease. In the United States today, heart disease is the leading cause of death for both women and men. It is important to know […]
Influenza (the flu) is a contagious viral illness that affects up to 20% of Americans every year. The influenza virus attacks the upper respiratory tract, causing chills, fever, muscle aches, headache and fatigue. In very young and older people, the Influenza virus poses serious health risks. Every year, 36,000 people lose their life from complications […]
Quick! Check your watch. At this time tomorrow, 4,000 new people will have been diagnosed with Diabetes Mellitus. The day after that, another 4,000 people will be diagnosed. The numbers are staggering. 25% of all people over 60 years have Diabetes. These statistics, courtesy of the Center For Disease Control (CDC) are not meant to […]
Imagine for a moment that you’re eating in a restaurant and the man at the table next to you falls out of his chair – unconscious. He is not breathing and has no pulse. His wife is frantically shouting for someone to help him – for someone to save his life. Will you be ready? […]