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This document is intended to address frequently asked questions about cloth face coverings. Why do you need to wear a cloth face covering? In light of new data about how COVID-19 spreads, along with evidence of widespread COVID-19 illness in communities across the country, CDC recommends that people wear a cloth face covering to cover…

HealthSource Saginaw is monitoring the worldwide response to the coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19, a major global health concern. HealthSource executives are in contact with the local and state health officials to take all precautions to protect our patients, residents, and staff. As the virus spreads within the U.S., the elderly and those with multiple medical problems…

Coronavirus: What you need to know HealthSource Saginaw is monitoring the worldwide response to the coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19, a major global health concern. HealthSource executives are in contact with the local and state health officials to take all precautions to protect our patients, residents, and staff. As the virus spreads within the U.S., the elderly…

Ice, snow, and cold temperatures can make life challenging for anyone, but it’s particularly dangerous for senior citizens.  Here are some tips to help prevent some common cold-weather dangers to the elderly and others with mobility impairments: Preventing winter time falls Bone fractures are a common problem among the elderly, which happen more frequently in…

Each year between October 15 and December 7 you have the opportunity to review your Medicare coverage and make changes to your plan. During this period you can change from original Medicare to an Advantage Plan, change from an Advantage Plan to original Medicare, switch Medicare Advantage Plans and/or change your Part D prescription Drug…

People over the age of 65 are most prone to heat related illnesses for several reasons; as we age we do not adjust as well to sudden changes in temperature, we are more likely to have a chronic medical condition, and are also more likely to take medication that can inhibit perspiration and impair the…

With 11% of children ages 3–6 having a speech, language, voice, or swallowing disorder—and almost 15% of school-age children experiencing some degree of hearing loss—communication disorders are among the most common disabilities in children nationwide. Timely intervention is key, as untreated speech/language and hearing disorders can lead to problems with reading and writing, academic success,…

March 12, 2020   Re:  COVID-19 Virus and Visitation at HealthSource Saginaw HealthSource is committed to ensuring the health and safety of our patients, residents, staff, and community.  During the outbreak of COVID-19, we are limiting visitors within our facility. All routine visiting is being suspended until the transmission of COVID-19 is no longer a…

Every 40 seconds in the United States someone has a stroke; nearly 800,000 American adults will suffer a stroke this year alone. Approximately 75% of those people will require some type of therapy after the incident. HealthSource Saginaw is a leading destination for people requiring stroke rehabilitation. Some of the technologies available at HealthSource include:…

Maintaining proper nutrition as we age is important to help prevent age related complications like diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, and other chronic health conditions. Your needs and habits change as you get older; you will likely need fewer calories, you may experience a loss in appetite, medical conditions may influence diet change, some…