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Benefits of Physical Therapy for Stroke Patients

October is Physical Therapy Month. A stroke often leaves individuals with impairments. Using physical therapy, most patients regain lost function and learn or improve skills that can compensate for lost abilities. The success of rehabilitation depends on specialized health care professionals who coordinate a customized rehabilitation program specifically for the patient. This interdisciplinary team can […]

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September is National Preparedness Month

Are you ready? We have some advice from about the ways you and your family can stay safe and be prepared for disasters! Kids Children are the future & an important part of building a national culture of preparedness. Prepare your kids for disasters and emergencies. Take time to make a plan and have […]

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10 Back-To-School Tips for Your Family This Year

“If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail!” Benjamin Franklin Can you believe its time to go back to school already? As summer comes to an end and South Florida back-to-school season begins, it can be hard to get back into a regular schedule — both for kids and adults. This transition period […]

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The Surprising Benefits of Ice Cream

Today is National Ice Cream Day!! There’s nothing like a refreshing scoop of rocky road or very berry strawberry on a hot summer day—but if you’re very health conscious, you might pass on ice cream no matter the season. Well, what if we told you it isn’t so bad for you after all? In fact, […]

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Heart-Healthy Benefits of Chocolate

Did you know? July 7 is World Chocolate Day! We thought you would like to know how good chocolate can be for you in moderation. Dark chocolate is the chocolate of choice when you want to indulge in a heart-healthy way. Chocolate comes from Cacao, a bean full of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Many studies […]

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June is Men’s Health Month

Men’s Health Month

Did you know? June is Men’s Health Month, a national observance used to raise awareness about health care for men and focus on encouraging boys, men and their families to practice and implement healthy living decisions, such as exercising and eating healthy. This is the perfect time to learn more about preventable health problems and […]

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Summer Sun Safety

June is here and summer is around the corner. If you’re in South Florida, however, summer temperatures and activities are already here. Spending time outside without the proper protection raises your skin cancer risk. Here are some reminders on how to protect your skin from the sun. While protection from UV rays is important all […]

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CHS is #AlwaysON During Hurricane Season

The 2022 Hurricane Season is here! We’ve taken every precaution to make sure our nursing homes, hospitals, and assisted living facilities remain safe with installed custom generators that exceed government regulations. Our priority is to ensure yours or your loved one’s safety, comfort and most importantly peace of mind. Learn more about Catholic Health Services […]

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May is Stroke Month

May is National Stroke Awareness Month and Catholic Health Services wants you to know that rehabilitation is key in recovering from a stroke. While strokes can vary in type and severity, many patients and their loved ones face important decisions about rehab everyday. Stroke recovery can seem overwhelming, but rehabilitation can help regain your strength, […]

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Five Steps to Manage Stress

April is National Stress Awareness Month Everyone can experience stress in different ways and as such, it is difficult to define stress in one single way, but the most common explanation of stress is a physical, mental, or emotional strain or tension. Here are 5 steps to help you manage stress: Is there anything else […]

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