MIMA Healthcare Blog

Simple, Smart Healthy Living Tips Every Senior Needs to Know

January 21, 2019

This article was written exclusive for our MIMA readers, by our good friend, Hazel Bridges of AgingWellness.org Living healthier does not have to take a lot of work for seniors. You can make small changes to your daily habits to enhance your physical health, and make a major impact on your overall quality of life.…

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Silver Healthcare Presents Christmas Village-12/8

October 29, 2018

Please join us at Silver Healthcare on 12/8 from 11 am-2 pm for our Christmas Village event. We will have craft vendors, hot cocoa and holiday cookies, breakfast, pictures with Santa and Elf and ornament decoration. Please RSVP to Maria Gommel at (856)-795-3131 ext.721 or mgommel@silverhccenter.com  

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“It Feels Like Freedom..” When Creativity Transcends a Diagnosis

October 8, 2018

“Through the program she has rediscovered what it feels like to be inspired, to be freed-for a time-from the everyday bonds of illness and provided with the liberty to make her own choices, a rare commodity for someone living with a chronic illness such as dementia,” said City Suburban News in an article titled “The…

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Heart Health Clinic with Wegmans-11/6

September 26, 2018

Please join us on 11/6, from 3-4 PM for an afternoon of cooking demonstrations, nutritionist consulting and free food sampling at our Avista Healthcare facility. We will have bingo and prizes from 2 PM-3 PM. Please RSVP to Peishan Lo: plo@mimahealth.com This event is FREE Where: Avista Healthcare 3025 Chapel Ave W Cherry Hill NJ…

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‘Al Capone’ Inspired Murder Mystery Dinner at Crystal Lake

September 26, 2018

Please join us for an ‘Al Capone’ inspired Murder Mystery Dinner, ‘Death of a Gangster,’ at Crystal Lake Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. Dinner will be provided and a costume is recommended. When: October 18th, 6 PM-9 PM Where: Crystal Lake Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center 395 Lakeside Blvd Bayville, NJ 08721 Fee: $25 a ticket for…

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Never Forget-9/11/01

September 11, 2018

A day of remembrance, for those that lost their lives and for all those that sacrificed their lives. We remember- MIMA Healthcare

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National Assisted Living Week 2018

September 10, 2018

MIMA Healthcare wishes our partners a fun, National Assisted Living Week 2018! National Assisted Living Week provides a unique opportunity for residents, their families, staff, volunteers and the communities to recognize the role of assisted living in caring for America’s seniors and individuals with disabilities. This annual week offers activities and events in assisted living…

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Happy Labor Day 2018!

September 3, 2018

Wishing all of our families and residents a fun and safe Labor Day! -Jessica-

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Silver Healthcare Firefighter and Police Appreciation Breakfast-9/6

August 27, 2018

Silver Healthcare is committed to the wellness of our community and would like you to join us for an appreciation brunch in honor of our brave Firemen and Police Officers whose dedication, commitment and courageous actions on September 11th will never be forgotten. Thursday September 6th, 2018 from 9:30 am-11:30am. Please RSVP by September 1st…

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Silver Healthcare Halloween Trick or Treat Event-10/27

August 23, 2018

Silver Healthcare would like to invite you to attend a fun filled Trick or Treat event on Saturday, October 27th, 2018 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm at Silver Healthcare on 1417 Brace Road Cherry Hill NJ 08034. Come dressed in your best Halloween costume and enjoy some trick or treats, music and refreshments while making great memories. If you have any questions please…

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Prior Authorizations Now Required For Just About All Health Requests

February 13, 2020

Prior authorizations (PA’s) are now being required by many insurance companies for even the simplest procedures and prescription drug medications. This is angering consumers and health care professionals alike.   Insurers are mandating prior authorizations for a widening array of procedures, drugs and tests. Heretofore, prior authorizations were traditionally required only for expensive, elective or…

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Insulin Prices Shaping Up As Hot Button Issue in 2020 Election

February 5, 2020

Insulin prices are skyrocketing, for no apparent reason, and it’s shaping up as a hot button 2020 election issue. The cost of insulin has tripled between 2002 and 2013, according to a study by the American Diabetes Association. In addition, Medicare Part D spending on insulin jumped 840 percent between 2007 to 2017, from $1.4…

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Your Eyes: Do You Really Know How To Take Care of Them?

January 22, 2020

Your eyes are one of the most important parts of your body. Would you say that you really know how to take care of them? Could you recognize an imminent problem and identify it? Do you see your opthamologist every 6-12 for routine check ups?   These are basic questions that a Harris Poll recently…

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New Cancer Therapies Will Benefit Seniors This Decade

January 6, 2020

 New cancer therapies will benefit senior citizens in this new decade of the 2020’s. Seniors now living with cancer can look forward to better quality of life based on several medical breakthroughs. Statistics show that 80 percent of cancer diagnoses are in people aged 55 and older, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS).  …

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body mass index

Body Mass Index Gives You Information To Stay Healthy

December 25, 2019

Body Mass Index (BMI) is an excellent tool that indicates if you are at a healthy weight. This information is important, as being heavy or obese raises your risk for type-2 diabetes, various cancers, heart attacks and strokes.   BMI is calculated by dividing your weight by your height.   In addition, keep in mind…

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FDA

FDA Gives Approval For Easy To Use TAP Blood Collection System

December 18, 2019

The FDA, this week, approved the use of a TAP blood collection system manufactured by the Seventh Sense Biosystems.   This device is simple to use, and in addition to hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, and medical centers, it can easily be used at home by individuals. This is great for seniors as well as anyone…

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every day aspirin

Every Day Aspirin For Seniors With Healthy Hearts Can Be Harmful

December 13, 2019

Every day aspirin that is taken by seniors with healthy hearts can actually be harmful to their health, according to a published study in the New England Journal of Medicine.   The study examined nearly 20,000 healthy adults in the U.S. and Australia with a median age of 74. They found that a daily baby…

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social security benefits

Will Social Security Benefits Still Be Around When Your Kids Retire?

December 5, 2019

Will Social Security benefits be around when your kids retire? That’s more than just the $64,000 dollar question. You probably remember that quiz show, but your kids don’t — as they probably weren’t even born yet.   Right now, it appears that the program will tank for lack of money in the year 2035. According…

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Rapamycin

Rapamycin Makes Human Skin Look Younger, Reverses Aging?

November 28, 2019

Rapamycin, manufactured by Pfizer, is a protein that controls cell growth and metabolism in response to nutrients, growth factors, cellular energy, and stress. It’s is used as a anti-rejection agent in kidney transplant patients aged 13 years and older.   Researchers at Drexel University, first showed that Rapamycin improved cell function and slowed aging in cultured…

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new strategies

New Strategies Seniors Can Use To Lose Weight After Age 50

November 20, 2019

New strategies to lose weight and keep it off are popping up just about every day. Many of these suggestions turn out to be fads or just useless. Whether you’ve battled weight gains for what seems like forever — it’s true that age can have a lot to do with the number on the scale. …

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