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Winter Safety Tips For Seniors

Winter is a magical time: cuddling up indoors with hot cocoa and marshmallows, while the snow gently falls outside. But it can also be a dangerous time, especially for the seniors in your life. Winter presents challenges for all of us, but seniors living alone are particularly vulnerable. Help them stay safe this winter by…

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How To Qualify Under Medicare For In-Patient Rehabilitation In Syracuse, NY

The House re-introduced a bill last month seeking to rescind a long-standing Medicare provision that restricts beneficiaries from receiving rehabilitation services in skilled nursing facilities (SNFs). The bill is called the Creating Access to Rehabilitation for Every Senior Act (H.R. 4701), or the CARES Act of 2017. It would eliminate Medicare’s current prior three-day hospitalization requirement…

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Our ‘Go Red’ Raffle Begins Today!

At Van Duyn Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing we are excited to initiate our ‘Go Red’ raffle beginning today, to benefit the CNY American Heart Association Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death in New York and is therefore a cause that is very close to our hearts (literally and figuratively!) Learn about…

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Understanding Rheumatoid Arthritis

What Is Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)? Rheumatoid arthritis is an immune system condition, or “autoimmune disorder,” that causes inflammation of the lining of the joints. It may also affect the skin, eyes, lungs, heart, blood, and nerves. Although RA symptoms can come and go, the disease can worsen over time and may never go away. Early,…

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