Thyroid Awareness Month

The thyroid is located in the neck and consists of a small butterfly-shaped gland. The gland influences the function of important organs such as the brain, lier, heart and kidneys. Its most important function is to make hormones that travel in the blood to control your metabolism, digestion and regulation body temperature. January recognizes Thyroid…

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National Pharmacist Day

As vital members of a medical care team, pharmacists consistently make a difference in their patients’ lives. Through managing complex drug regimens, counseling on use and helping navigate insurance and cost concerns, pharmacist have an irreplaceable role in healthcare. Adults average two to four colds a year. It’s time to thank the healthcare workers that…

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National Blood Donor Month

National Blood Donor Month is recognized every January for nearly 50 years to remind others about the lifesaving impact of blood and platelet donors. According to America’s Blood Center, 31,000 pints of blood are used every day.  January is one of the most difficult times to maintain a sufficient blood supply for patients. Make a…

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International Persons With Disabilities

International Day of Persons with disabilities is honored every year on the third of December to promote the rights and well-being of people with disabilities. The day doesn’t discriminate between mental and physical disabilities, and the spirit of the day is to ensure that all people in the world have equal opportunities for work, play,…

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National Hospice and Palliative Care Month

Hospices across the country are informing others about the highest quality care they provide that enables patients and families to focus on living as fully as possible despite a life-limiting illness. Palliative care brings holistic care to people earlier in the course of a serious illness. November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month. Between…

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Delivering Unparalleled Quality Care

Meadowbrook is a 280 Bed Extended & Short-Term Care Facility located in Freeport, New York. We offer 24-hour extended care in an environment specifically created to enhance daily living while providing quality care. Our nursing staff consists of the finest professionals in health care today, offering a unique blend of experience, dedication, caring, and compassion…

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