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Posted: May 17, 2022

Tinnitus: Take It Seriously and Test Early

With SMH Otolaryngology Specialist Jack Wazen, MD

Tinnitus is common as we age, but could be a sign of something more serious. Learn more about what your tinnitus might mean and how to manage it—and maybe even eliminate that ringing for good.

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Posted: Mar 15, 2022

Living With COPD: Successful Management Means More Than ‘Making Do’

With Pharmacy Resident Maddie Remelius, PharmD

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, or COPD, affects millions of people and their families—and can be potentially life-threatening. But a combination of sensible lifestyle changes and the latest in COPD medication means that those with the condition are living full, happy lives. Learn more.

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Posted: Mar 8, 2022

Falls & Blood Thinners: How to Prevent & How to Respond

With SMH Geriatrics Program Coordinator Tanya Hofmann, MSN and Nursing Quality Specialist Tricia Morgan, BSN

While blood thinners can be great for maintaining cardiovascular health, they can make a bad fall that much more dangerous. Make sure you know how to help and what to look for.

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Posted: Oct 5, 2021

Dementia, Caregiving & Communicating

With SMH Geriatrics Program Coordinator Tanya Hofmann, MSN

As Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia progresses, communication becomes more and more challenging. What can caregivers do to improve communication and be more understanding of the dementia experience? Sarasota Memorial Geriatrics Program Coordinator Tanya Hofmann offers guidance.

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Posted: Jul 2, 2021

Medically Dependent? Register Now for a Storm Shelter

Hurricane season is June 1 through Nov. 30. Don't wait until the last minute to prepare for severe weather. If you or a loved one is medically dependent and will require shelter in the event of a hurricane, now is the time to pre-register with the county for assistance.

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