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September is World Alzheimer’s Month. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, this form of dementia affects memory, thinking, and behavior. Symptoms eventually grow severe enough to interfere with daily tasks. Alzheimer’s is the most common cause of memory loss worldwide.

With so many people in the world affected by this disease, education is critical for improving their quality of life. 

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Mandy Lynch, HFA, President and CEO of Providence Health Care, Saint Mary-of-the Woods, has been named a Rising Star in the McKnight’s Women of Distinction awards, a joint program of McKnight’s Long-Term Care News and McKnight’s Senior Living. Click here to read more.

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The Tribune Star announced the results for their 11th annual Readers’ Choice Awards competition in May. It was announced that for the second year in a row, Providence Health Care was named the “Best Nursing Home.”

 

 

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Mandy is a native of the Wabash Valley, as she attended Northview High School graduating top of her class and receiving the coveted Lily Endowment Scholarship.  Following a successful and busy high school career, she attended Butler University.   Click here to read more. 

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WTWO anchor, Hazelmarie, spoke with Providence Health Care Assistant Director of Nursing, Lydia Alumbaugh, RN, CDP, about the positive strives that the facility is making towards helping patients with cognitive brain change live better quality of life.  Visit WTWO to view the full video interview.

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David Watkins, a resident at Providence Health Care, was able to enjoy a mini-concert by his former students and colleagues in late June. The musicians serenaded him and fellow residents through the sunroom windows. You can find the full article here 

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A few months ago, COVID-19 and Quarantine were terms that meant nothing to the average person. Now these words, and the guidelines that go with them, are all too familiar. As a healthcare worker in a long-term care facility, COVID has been so much more than an inconvenience beyond, ‘when I will be able to go to the grocery store.’

Working in long-term care involves caring for individuals with varying levels of cognitive decline. (Click here to read full article)

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Each year Terre Haute Catholic Charities Foodbank challenges the Wabash Valley to help fight hunger in the community.  The Friday before Thanksgiving, Providence Health Care joined with Catholic Charities to raise awareness about hunger and raise funds to feed some of the people living in the Wabash Valley who don’t have enough nutritous food to maintain a healthy lifestyle. You can watch the full news story on WTHI-TV.com.