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PMMA set to follow CMS guidance for infection control, prevention of COVID-19

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services issued revised guidelines March 9 for infection control and prevention of the novel Coronavirus 2019. These guidelines call on providers to limit – and in some cases restrict – in-person visitor access to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in senior health care communities.The guidelines call for communities to screen and limit visitor access to senior health care communities.
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March 12, 2020

Sloan's Spot: Healthier you

Like many, I tend to focus on eating healthier foods as each new year approaches. It must be that new year "feeling" of wanting to turn over a new leaf in order to feel better, to be better. In order to remain healthy, one must focus on a diet full of fruits and vegetables, healthy fats, and plenty of liquids
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February 10, 2019

Tell Your Doctor What’s on Your Bucket List

Your doctor can’t read your mind. A doctor assumes everyone wants to live and continue to live the best, healthiest, happiest life possible — but that means something different for everyone. If your doctor knows about your long-term goals and “bucket list” items, however, that can be used to direct your health plan and goals.
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April 19, 2018

One Surprising Way Older Adults Can Get Healthier

Whether or not we actually do the right things to improve our health, many of us probably assume we know what they are. Walk more. Quit smoking. Eat healthier.It’s a familiar list, and a good one. As a primary care doctor, I spend plenty of time counseling people to do exactly these things. But here’s another, less familiar thing I think you should consider: get engaged in your community.
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April 14, 2018

Are You Doing Doctor Appointments Right?

Navigating the medical system can be a daunting process. It’s challenging enough to find any doctor with openings, let alone a good doctor. And the internet isn’t always much help.What is helpful, however, is this in-depth guide to having a good doctor’s appointment written for The New York Times by Dr. Danielle Ofri, author and associate professor of medicine at New York University.
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April 9, 2018
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