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The HomMed Monitoring System Brings Compassion to Caring for Your Loved Ones

The HomMed Monitoring System Brings Compassion to Caring for Your Loved Ones

While it is no secret that certain chronically ill individuals require daily medical attention to prevent hospitalization, factors such as government-imposed cost constraints can adversely affect how easily — and in some cases how well — such attention can be given. Unfortunately,...

05/30/2013 by Josh Allen
Premier Home Care introduces the only 'In-Home monitoring' service in Lamar County

Premier Home Care introduces the only 'In-Home monitoring' service in Lamar County

Honey, I’m home…with Premier Home Care & Rehab Premier Home Care & Rehab and Honeywell HomMed Collaborate to Reduce Healthcare Costs and Improve Patient Care. Honeywell HomMed, a global leader in telehealth and remote patient care, is collaborating with Premier Home Care &...

05/15/2013 by Josh Allen
A century plus one!

A century plus one!

Ms. Effie Weaver, of Paris, celebrated her 101st birthday recently. While the Titanic hit an iceberg on April 14, 1912, Effie Weaver was born in Oklahoma, on April 14, 1912. Ms. Effie Weaver She moved with her family to Texas. She Married the late J.D. Weaver and worked in Denison as a nurse...

04/17/2013 by Josh Allen
Grieving loved ones need our help

Grieving loved ones need our help

With Christmas time, many people will celebrate yearly traditions, gatherings with family and friends and the general good feelings associated with the season, but for some, the holidays generate feelings of sadness and dread. For those who have lost a loved one during the past year, the...

12/24/2012 by Josh Allen

"Home is Where the Heart Is" - November is 'Home Care & Hospice' month

“Home is where the heart is” is a phrase that has been heard by many of us for most of our lives.  Given the growing number of home care and hospice facilities around Texas, the phrase is starting to take on a whole new meaning. With this as the theme, the Lamar County...

11/08/2012 by Josh Allen
A Skilled Nursing Facility provides a number of valuable services

A Skilled Nursing Facility provides a number of valuable services

One of the places that many people must be treated is a hospital. A hospital stay may be necessary for a variety of reasons. The help that staff members at these facilities provide is extremely necessary for the well-being of those who are dealing with illnesses and other health-related...

11/01/2012 by Josh Allen
How to Deal with Hip Pain When You’re a Senior

How to Deal with Hip Pain When You’re a Senior

Pain is the body’s signal that something is wrong and needs attention. While hip pain may be the result of a hip injury, it can just as likely be a precursor to one, as in the case of those with osteoarthritis or bursitis. There are multiple non-invasive methods seniors can use to deal...

10/30/2012 by eParisExtra
Premier Home Care invites everyone to Community Bingo on Thursday, September 27

Premier Home Care invites everyone to Community Bingo on Thursday, September 27

Everyone can join the fun at Paris Oaks on Thursday, September 27, from 2-4pm, for a Fall Prevention Bingo, brought to you by Premier Home Care & Hospice. This will be a fun activity for everyone, while teaching the importance of Fall Prevention with the elderly and their families. There...

09/25/2012 by Josh Allen
Want to be a volunteer & touch someone's life?

Want to be a volunteer & touch someone's life?

From the beginning — and still today — volunteers are the heart of hospice care.  They are a big part of the hospice team and become an even bigger part of the patient’s life. “Many times these patients do not have a lot of family members and need support,” ...

08/14/2012 by Josh Allen
Paris Skilled Nursing Facility provides the best in patient care

Paris Skilled Nursing Facility provides the best in patient care

Chris Johnson operated Paris Skilled Nursing Facility (PSNF) from September, 2005 – October 3, 2011 as the Administrator. During which time we received deficiency-free Health Code and Life Safety Code Survey in 2006 and in 2008. Was award the highest level of ranking as a 5-Star facility by...

08/10/2012 by Josh Allen
WHAT IS HOSPICE?

WHAT IS HOSPICE?

Hospice is a level care that provides compassionate services to those that have a terminal disease.  Hospice referrals are given by the physician if the life expectancy is six months or less or if the patient has decided against further curative treatments and desires comfort...

06/05/2012 by eParisExtra
Older Americans Month 2012 - Never too old to play!

Older Americans Month 2012 - Never too old to play!

May is Older Americans Month, a perfect opportunity to show our appreciation for the older adults in our community. Since 1963, communities across the nation have joined in the annual commemoration of Older Americans Month—a proud tradition that shows our nation’s commitment to celebrating...

05/29/2012 by eParisExtra
Home Health Patients Gain Freedom

Home Health Patients Gain Freedom

Let’s be honest—most new technologies tend to intimidate. The microwave, computer or cell phone we can’t live without we may once have regarded with wariness or disdain. The latest high tech home-based health monitoring systems are no exception—they typically require self-administering...

05/23/2012 by eParisExtra
Community Healthcare Marketing Association Prepares for Senior Expo 2012 at Love Civic Center

Community Healthcare Marketing Association Prepares for Senior Expo 2012 at Love Civic Center

CHMA (Community Healthcare Marketing Association) is currently taking registrations for vendors interested in leasing a booth at the 2012 Senior Expo being held on Tuesday, September 18th at Love Civic Center in Paris, Texas.  The event is from 8:00 a.m. until noon with booth set up on Monday,...

05/11/2012 by eParisExtra
PRMC Hosts Red River Valley HR Association April Meeting

PRMC Hosts Red River Valley HR Association April Meeting

Please join us for our April meeting! You can always find current Chapter information at our website:  http://rrvshrm.shrm.org/ April Meeting – Paris Date: April 19, 2012, 11:30am – 1:00pm RSVP: robin.kennedy@parisrmc.com Location: Lewis Hall, North Campus of Paris Regional...

04/10/2012 by eParisExtra
November is COPD Awareness Month

November is COPD Awareness Month

Most people do not even know what COPD is much less that November is awareness month.  I do know what COPD is but did not know that November is awareness month.   COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) is a serious lung disease that causes difficulty breathing.  Disease entities that...

11/18/2011 by eParisExtra
What is Palliative Care?

What is Palliative Care?

There is a special type of medical care available in our area that many people are not familiar with. It is called Palliative (pronounced pal-lee-uh-tiv) care. It is focused on providing patients with relief from the symptoms, pain, and stress of a serious illness- whatever the diagnosis. The...

11/07/2011 by eParisExtra
Senior Citizens Day at the Fair, This Friday, September 30

Senior Citizens Day at the Fair, This Friday, September 30

All people over 60 will have free admission; under 6 free and all others $3.00 gate admission The first 150 seniors through the gates will receive $5.00 food coupons to be used that day for food from the food vendors on the fairgrounds.  These coupons for food are provided by the following...

09/24/2011 by eParisExtra
Alzheimer's and Dementia Support Group

Alzheimer's and Dementia Support Group

  Care giving for an aging parent, spouse, or close friend presents tough challenges.  But, you are not alone.  Many other caregivers have already identified that they need ongoing support from people who understand the daily struggles of caring for a loved one who has been diagnosed with...

09/18/2011 by eParisExtra
Family Caregiver Class

Family Caregiver Class

  Provides the family caregiver or sitter with the specialized training and skills to care for persons with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias; topics include:  About dementia, Communication, Meeting Daily challenges, Managing difficult behaviors, Caring for the caregiver. Free for...

09/16/2011 by eParisExtra