Monthly Archives: February 2009

Don’t let the Golden Years slip away

The Golden Years are supposed to be a time of relaxation after a lifetime of hard work. Unfortunately, for many of our elders, those years can also be a time of loss - whether it’s friends, family, mobility or independence that diminish. However, with a helping hand from the Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital’s…
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Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy program at Northwest Hospital earns prestigious accreditation

The hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) program at the Center for Wound Care at Northwest Hospital in Randallstown, Md., recently earned accreditation from the influential Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society. Fewer than 100 programs in the United States have achieved this designation. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is a specialized medical treatment inside a pressurized chamber, in which…
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Support groups help caregivers of adults

Providing care for a family member in need is an act of love. Unfortunately, caregiving can take a heavy toll if you don’t get adequate support. Caregivers face many emotional and financial stressors, and often there is little or no hope for a happy outcome. Communing with others and sharing your experiences can help alleviate…
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Get involved! Northwest Hospital seeks volunteers

The gift shop at Northwest Hospital in Randallstown, Md., is looking for volunteers to assist customers in selecting gift and personal items. Adult volunteers are also needed in the Emergency Department at Northwest to support staff and provide customer services to patients and their families. Weekday and weekend hours are available for both positions. Training…
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Twitter with us

Thanks for following LifeBridge Health's blog. We want to provide the residents of Northwest Baltimore - and beyond - with timely and useful health news, so let us know what interests you.In that spirit, please check out our Twitter page. My colleague, Holly Hosler, started Twittering on Jan. 14. As of Feb. 19, LBHealth had…
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