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AdventHealth Hendersonville recently announced the Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation (GEDA) for its Emergency Department. The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) awarded the AdventHealth Hendersonville ER team, which includes Wake Forest Baptist Health board-certified …

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Looking for healthcare options in Western North Carolina? Healthcare Resources is a comprehensive source of local healthcare options for all medical needs. Click the link below to go to the website. 

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Dementia is difficult for everyone – for the person diagnosed with it, for the family members who become caregivers and even for healthcare providers who do not always have solutions to the many challenging situations this disease can create for patients and their families.

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Hearing loss can have serious consequences to your health beyond the frustration of not being able to hear well or at all. It can result in mental health issues, physical health issues and major safety concerns including:

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Every 11 seconds, an older adult is treated in the emergency room for a fall and every 19 minutes, an older adult dies from a fall, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Falls are the leading cause of fatal injury and the most common cause of nonfatal trauma-relat…

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Time with your doctor can be limited these days. Most primary care physicians see about 20 patients a day and spend on average 18 minutes with a patient during a typical visit. But with some preparation and planning, you can maximize time with your healthcare provider and get more out of you…