MIMA Healthcare Blog

Avista Halloween Trick or Treat Event- 10/20

August 23, 2018

Avista Healthcare would like to invite you to attend a fun filled Trick or Treat event on Saturday, October 20th, 2018 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm at Avista Healthcare on 3025 Chapel Avenue Cherry Hill NJ 08002. 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 call…

Read More

Avista Firefighter and Police Appreciation Breakfast-9/11

August 21, 2018

Avista 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. Tuesday September 11th, 2018 from 9:30 am-11:30 am. Please RSVP by September…

Read More

Avista Fall Frenzy Event-10/20

August 21, 2018

Avista Healthcare will be hosting a Fall food frenzy and vendor event at our facility in Cherry Hill on 10/20. Our goal is to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Association. All spot and table fees will be donated to the Alzheimer’s Association. To donate to our Facebook fundraiser page to the Alzheimer’s Association: https://www.facebook.com/donate/1952939194736906/10217145409011436/ To…

Read More

A Testimonial to our Exceptional Staff at Avista Healthcare

August 21, 2018

“Dear MIMA Healthcare & Avista Cherry Hill NJ, This letter acknowledges the high standard of care provided to my parents Dolores and Albert Levitt at Avista Cherry Hill, NJ from 2014-2018. You have a truly stellar team at this facility. I held my parents’ Power of Attorney while living in Australia which posed unique logistical…

Read More

Happy Friday From MIMA Healthcare!

August 17, 2018

Our families and residents are our inspiration! For today, we’d like to share with you, this inspirational quote from the late Christopher Reeve, who was no stranger to suffering during his short life and inspired millions with his perseverance and faith! Have a great weekend everyone! -Jessica-  

Read More

New Online Review Posted for Silver Healthcare Center!

May 22, 2018

We were thrilled to have received a new 5-star review for Silver Healthcare Center, posted online this past weekend on the popular independent consumer healthcare resource, SeniorHomes.com!      

Read More

Wardell Gardens Newsletter Now Available On Facebook!

March 25, 2018

Our Wardell Gardens monthly newsletter and calendar of activities, is now available on our Facebook Page!  

Read More

Grand Opening Of Sub-Acute Unit At Avista Healthcare

March 25, 2018

Our grand opening was a lavish affair. Here are several photos from the event!

Read More

Beautiful Testimonial Video For Avista Healthcare, Cherry Hill, NJ

March 25, 2018

Check out this awesome video testimonial we put together for Avista Healthcare in Cherry Hill!  

Read More

What Customer Are Saying About Silver Healthcare Center, Cherry Hill, NJ

March 25, 2018

Silver Healthcare Center’s customers weighed in in March 2018 with the popular healthcare reviews site, at NursingHomes.com. Here is what they had to say!

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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).  …

Read More
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…

Read More
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…

Read More
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…

Read More
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…

Read More
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…

Read More
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. …

Read More