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Allied Services launches Teen Volunteer Program

Allied Services Hospice is proud to announce the launch of its new Teen Volunteer Program. Volunteers from the local community have played an important role for in supporting patients, families and staff since the creation of Allied Services in-home hospice care in late 2015. Following the opening of the new inpatient Hospice Center in Scranton in [...]

By | 2018-04-06T14:54:01+00:00 April 6th, 2018|Categories: General News|0 Comments

Specialized Parkinson’s Therapy Techniques Offered At The Following Locations

Heinz Rehab MAC III (570)830-3900 LSVT BIG and LOUD and PWR Heinz Rehab Spine Center (570) 830-3900 LSVT BIG Heinz Rehab at Dallas (570) 674-5075 LSVT BIG Heinz Rehab at Pittston (570) 655-5200 LSVT BIG Allied Rehab Luger (570) 348-1360 LSVT BIG and LOUD and PWR Allied Rehab at Dickson City (570) 489-5107 LSVT BIG Allied Rehab at Dunmore (570) 207-8700 PWR Allied Rehab at Moscow (570) 842-3400 LSVT BIG Allied Rehab [...]

By | 2018-04-24T09:28:39+00:00 April 5th, 2018|Categories: General News|0 Comments

Welcoming Allied Services Hospice Volunteer Coordinator

Allied Services Hospice recently welcomed Kathleen Haikes to its team. Kathleen will serve as the Volunteer Coordinator for both Allied Services In-Home Hospice Care and the new inpatient Hospice Center in Scranton. A graduate of Marywood University, Kathleen has a long history as a volunteer in the local community.  Prior to joining Allied Services, Kathleen worked [...]

By | 2018-02-20T11:46:27+00:00 February 20th, 2018|Categories: General News|0 Comments

Allied Services Named an Official Charity Partner of the 2018 TCS New York City Marathon Set for Sunday, November 4, 2018

Scranton, Pa, February 11, 2018 – Allied Services was named an Official Charity Partner of the 2018 TCS New York City Marathon, it was announced today by Jim Brogna, Vice President of Corporate Advancement and Communications for Allied Services. The race will take place on Sunday, November 4, 2018. “Allied Services is thrilled to be named as [...]

By | 2018-02-15T12:35:43+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Categories: General News|0 Comments

5K Run and Walk planned to remember young girl’s life

A 5k run and walk is being planned to celebrate the life of a young girl from Tunkhannock. The Run to Remember will take place on Saturday, March 31st at Lake Carey Volunteer Fire Company in Tunkhannock. It will be hosted in memory of Kara Cook of Tunkhannock. In September 2017, Kara passed away after a third [...]

By | 2018-02-12T11:53:14+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Categories: General News|0 Comments

FNCB Donates Scholarship Funding to Allied Services dePaul School for Dyslexia  

FNCB Bank, locally-based for over 100 years, has announced a $7,500 Pennsylvania Education Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) donation to Allied Services in support of the dePaul School for Dyslexia. Since 2010, FNCB has contributed more than $1,400,000 to local educational and scholarship organizations through the EITC initiative. Allied Services dePaul School is committed to helping children [...]

By | 2018-01-31T10:36:34+00:00 January 31st, 2018|Categories: General News|0 Comments

Passion for Palliation & End of Life Care – Laura Marion, RN, BSN, Director of Allied Services Hospice

Article Feature by NEPA 12 VITAL SIGNS April 30th marked the 12th anniversary of my father’s death due to metastatic pancreatic cancer at only 68 years old. My father, widely known as “The Captain” as he earned this rank in the Scranton Fire Dept., was my biggest fan and quite possibly, my toughest critic. Interestingly, my [...]

By | 2018-01-30T15:05:23+00:00 January 25th, 2018|Categories: General News, Resources|0 Comments

Call the Doctor: Developing Healthy Habits

You’re never too young or too old to develop healthy habits. It is recommended that leading a healthy lifestyle should begin during childhood by learning what foods to eat and the importance of daily exercise. Recently, Obesity has been declared a national epidemic in the U.S.; this condition is a result of many factors that could [...]

By | 2018-01-08T08:22:46+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Categories: General News|0 Comments

URGENT NEWS: Inaction by Congress Triggers No-Exceptions Therapy Cap in 2018

REPOSTED from apta.org In a development that leaves patients and providers in the lurch, Congress has recessed without addressing the Medicare therapy cap in any meaningful way. The inaction is particularly disappointing for APTA and other stakeholders given that a bipartisan agreement had been reached to permanently end the hard cap. The bottom line: beginning on January [...]

By | 2017-12-28T08:12:38+00:00 December 28th, 2017|Categories: General News|0 Comments

The annual Adopt-a-Family program at Heinz Rehab Pediatric Center

The annual Adopt-a-Family program at Heinz Rehab Pediatric Center provides the opportunity for a few families served by our pediatric team to experience the many joys of the holiday season that they otherwise may not have been able to afford. Started roughly 20 years ago by Jean Fredmund, Assistant Director of Pediatric Physical Therapy at Allied [...]

By | 2017-12-22T10:04:35+00:00 December 22nd, 2017|Categories: General News|0 Comments