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Teachers hope to take health lessons back to classrom

REPOSTED from The Times Tribune By Sarah Hofius Hall / June 29, 2016 MICHAEL J. MULLEN / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Allied Services Skilled Nursing Center’s director of physical therapy, Angela Prushinski, demonstrates a Lite Gait therapy machine with West Scranton High School teacher Brad Turi. Mr. Turi is engaged in a Chamber of Commerce Educator on the [...]

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Muhammad Ali’s Fight with Parkinson’s

REPOSTED from PAhomepage.com Published 06/06 2016 KINGSTON, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE) - The tremors are sometimes hard to deal with. "This right arm doesn’t stop shaking most of time," said Raymond Dearmitt. He says it's more than just the shaking. "Right now, I'm losing my taste buds and smell," said Dearmitt. He's had Parkinson's disease [...]

By | June 7th, 2016|Categories: General News, Heinz Rehab, Media, Parkinson's Disease|Comments Off on Muhammad Ali’s Fight with Parkinson’s

Allied Services donates sports chairs to Individual Abilities in Motion

REPOSTED from Abington Journal June 6th, 2016 Allied Services Integrated Health System recently presented representatives from the Northeastern Pennsylvania chapter of I AM (Individual Abilities in Motion) with eight sports wheelchairs. The I AM group works to enrich the lives of individuals with spinal cord injuries by promoting sports and adventure activities and community [...]

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Preparing Students for the Workforce

REPOSTED from PAhomepage.com by Charlisa Gordon Published 05/18 2016 SNYDERSVILLE, MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) - Governor Tom Wolf has signed a bill that will help students with disabilities gain competitive employment. The Department of Labor & Industry's Office of Vocational Rehabilitation is tasked with facilitating job and career development between schools and employers in an effort [...]

By | May 19th, 2016|Categories: Career News, General News, Media, Vocational|Comments Off on Preparing Students for the Workforce

The Aging Dilemma: Making the right long-term care choice

Most who reach age 65 will eventually need assistance to care for themselves REPOSTED from PAhomepage.com by Mark Hiller Published 05/15 2016 SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) -- 93-year-old Catherine Maus and her 99-year-old sister Mary make themselves at home at Allied Terrace Assisted Living. The Dunmore natives moved into the long-term care facility [...]

By | May 16th, 2016|Categories: General News, Media|Comments Off on The Aging Dilemma: Making the right long-term care choice

Heinz Rehab Hospital announces the Rose Brader Scholarship winners

REPOSTED from TIMES LEADER -  MAY 11TH, 2016 The Rose Brader Scholarship, named in honor of Rose Brader, a former director of Volunteer Services at the Heinz Rehabilitation Hospital, has chosen its 2016 winners. Congratulations to the recipients, seated from left: Mikayla Klimas, Harding, Misericordia University; Anthony D’Eliseo, Laflin, Misericordia University and [...]

By | May 12th, 2016|Categories: General News, Media|Comments Off on Heinz Rehab Hospital announces the Rose Brader Scholarship winners

New 3-story apartment building in Taylor nears completion

REPOSTED from The Times Tribune JIM LOCKWOOD, STAFF WRITER Published: May 9, 2016 Event next weekend celebrates pet therapy New luxury apartments being built in Taylor. Jake Danna Stevens / Staff Photographer TAYLOR — Construction of a three-story, upscale-apartment and commercial building on South Main Street is near completion. A project of [...]

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Soggy Law Day Run raises funds for Burnley, remembers event’s longtime organizer Ed Krawitz

Annual event raises funds for Burnley, remembers race's longtime organizer REPOSTED from POCONO RECORD Posted May 1, 2016 by Lynn Ondrusek - Pocono Record Writer Matthew Martino, all orange, leads just after the start of the Law Day Five Mile Run in Stroudsburg on Sunday. Martino went on to win the race in 27 minutes, 15 [...]

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New program helps nurses cope with stress

College student who serves as nurses aide developed the stress reduction program REPOSTED from PAhomepage.com Published 04/28 2016 by Mark Hiller | mhiller@pahomepage.com WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) -- A day in the life of a nurse can be stressful. Often it's long hours of emotionally draining work dealing with patients' needs and making critical decisions. [...]

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