Thyroid Awareness Month

The thyroid is located in the neck and consists of a small butterfly-shaped gland. The gland influences the function of important organs such as the brain, lier, heart and kidneys. Its most important function is to make hormones that travel in the blood to control your metabolism, digestion and regulation body temperature. January recognizes Thyroid…

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Paget’s Awareness Day

Paget’s disease is a disease of the bone that interferes with its normal process of gradually renews and replaces old bone tissue with new bone tissue. When the bone tissue doesn’t renew, bones can become fragile. Commonly affected areas are pelvis, skull, spine and legs. Complications can include, broken bones, hearing loss and pinched nerves…

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National Blood Donor Month

National Blood Donor Month is recognized every January for nearly 50 years to remind others about the lifesaving impact of blood and platelet donors. According to America’s Blood Center, 31,000 pints of blood are used every day.  January is one of the most difficult times to maintain a sufficient blood supply for patients. Make a…

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Crohn’s & Colitis Awareness Week

Crohn’s disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that inflames the digestive tract and leads to abdominal pain, weight loss, and malnutrition. Ulcerative Colitis is also an inflammatory bowel disease but it causes inflammation and ulcers in the digestive tract. While many individuals have heard of Crohn’s and colitis, many do not fully…

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National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness aims to make the public aware of the disease and its scale amongst the American population. Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia, and approximately one in every two American families are affected. Take time this month to learn more about the Alzheimer’s epidemic.

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Daily Dose of Inspiration

How beautifully leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days. From our friends at caregiverlist.com

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Serving Our Community With Compassion

Tower Lodge Care Center aims to provide all our patients with the best quality care while showing them the kindness, compassion, and respect they deserve. Learn more about our services at towerlodgecare.com.  

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