Tinnitus Awareness Week

Tinnitus, commonly referred to as “ringing in the ears” affects 15 – 20 percent of people. Tinnitus is usually caused by an underlying condition, such as age-related hearing loss, an ear injury, or a problem with the circulatory system. Tinnitus Awareness Week is observed during the first full week of February to educate others on…

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In Their Own Words …

“The Meadowbrook Care Center has taken such good care of my mother. With covid19 being around since March, they have taken every precaution to keep everyone safe. Arifa makes sure I get a face time with my mom along with others. Bea has called to let me know how my mom is doing, I cannot…

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Meadowbrook – America’s Best Nursing Home!

Meadowbrook Care Center is proud to announce that we ranked within the top 20 American Best Nursing Homes 2021!   The Newsweek rankings are based on the facility’s ability to control the  COVID-19 threat, performance data, and peer recommendations.   At Meadowbrook, our residents are our top priority. Thank you, Newsweek for recognizing our efforts…

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Researchers Identify Next Generation Wound Gel Treatments to Prevent Infections

Researchers at Lund University in Sweden announce the development of a new hydrogel-based on the body’s natural peptide defense, noting that it has been shown to prevent and treat infections in wounds. The formulation kills multiresistant bacteria, something that is increasing in importance with antibiotic resistance growing globally, they say. “The ability to effectively heal…

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Drink Tea and Live a Longer and Healthier Life

Don’t pass up that cup of tea, it may just lead a longer and healthier life, say Chinese researchers. “Habitual tea consumption is associated with lower risks of cardiovascular disease and all-cause death,” said first author Dr. Xinyan Wang, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China, in a study published today in the European Journal of Preventive…

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Celebrate National Hospice and Palliative Care Month

In November, Meadowbrook Care Center join organizations across the nation to celebrate National Hospice and Palliative Care month to raise the awareness of hospice and palliative care. This month provides you with the perfect opportunity to visit our 280 Bed Extended & Short-Term Care Facility to learn about the benefits and value and of hospice and…

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Shorter Stays in a SNF Tied to Higher Risk for Hospital Readmission

New York University (NYU) School of Medicine researchers says that high hospital readmission rates indicate that many elderly patients with heart failure may be sent home too soon from skilled nursing facilities (SNFs). The recent study shows that the risk of hospital readmission among patients with heart failure discharged home after staying at a SNF is high—almost…

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