Flu Season 2018 Is Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad

Flu season 2018 is terrible, horrible, very bad according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). It is widespread in 46 states, and as of mid December, at least 106 people have died from the infectious disease.         Flu 2018: Worst on Record? Medical experts here in the U.S. are concerned that…

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Stiff Joints And Aging: You Can Handle And Control It

Stiff joints and aging usually go together like a hand in glove. Face it, don’t stress out, we’re not getting younger. But, there several things you can do to alleviate the stiffness and engage normally in everyday activities.     Stiff Joints: You’re Getting Older As you age, your cartilage, the spongy material that protects…

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Happy New Year!

From all of us at Atlantic Coast to all of you, we say – HAPPY NEW YEAR! This is what we’ve done today at the facility! You like it? Our residents love it!

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Atlantic Coast Holiday Party Is Celebrated With Joy And Camaraderie

Our staff holiday party at the magnificent Woodlake Country Club, was a major success! We all had a truly wonderful evening! Our dedicated team works so hard each and every day and this is is a time of year when we have an opportunity to demonstrate a measure of our appreciation for their efforts! To see…

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Sleep Apnea: Symptoms, Causes, And Treatments

Sleep apnea (AP-ne-ah) is a disorder in which you have one or more pauses in breathing or shallow breaths while you sleep.  The word “apnea” is a Greek word which literally means, “without breath.” Breathing pauses can last from a few seconds to minutes. They may occur 30 times or more an hour. Typically, normal breathing then starts…

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Falls Prevention For Seniors Prime Focus Among HUD Policies

Falls are the leading cause of fatal injury and the most common cause of non-fatal trauma-related hospital admissions among older adults. In addition, falls result in more than 2.8 million injuries treated in emergency departments annually, including over 800,000 hospitalizations and more than 27,000 deaths.   FALLS: STATISTICS The stats are down right scary. 87 percent of all fractures in the elderly are due…

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