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Ruby Partners with the Residential Assisted Living National Association

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PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Ruby®, the premier provider of live virtual receptionist and chat services for small businesses, is proud to be partnering with the Residential Assisted Living National Association (RALNA). Ruby’s focus on compassionate, consistent communication paired with 24/7, HIPAA-compliant services reduce healthcare staff’s burden as they balance patient care with external calls and online chats.

Despite increasing numbers of adults over 75, assisted living facilities have been experiencing higher residential churn rates—a trend that began before the pandemic and risks closing facilities. In addition, staff shortages mean fewer hands available to serve current residents, let

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Early childhood development in conflict-affected countries is key to life-long health, wellbeing and prosperity, says WHO and partners

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The early years in a child’s life are critical in building a foundation for optimal development through a stable and nurturing environment. However, for infants and young children living in humanitarian settings, risks such as forced displacement, migration, malnutrition, limited access to health services and insecurity threaten their chances to survive and thrive.

In 2018, more than 29 million children were born into conflict-affected areas, and an estimated 43% of children under-5  years in low- and middle-income countries—inclusive of humanitarian contexts—are currently at risk of not reaching their developmental potential. As the number of crisis-affected people continues to rise, so

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Civitas Senior Living Announces COVID-19 Vaccination Rollout for All Its Communities, Residents, and Staff Members

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FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Civitas Senior Living, an owner/operator and industry leader in senior living, has announced that it will be making the COVID-19 vaccination available to all its communities nationwide, including its residents and team members, as the vaccine is made available by federal, state, and local health authorities.

Civitas’ plan is being coordinated with Walgreens and other local Civitas pharmacy partners to conduct on-site community vaccinations. Civitas began its community vaccinations on Dec. 30, 2020 and will continue to provide vaccinations over the next two months. The COVID-19 vaccine is a two-shot series. The

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In a global pandemic, health care positions top “Best Jobs” list

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Nearly half of the nation’s top 100 jobs for 2021 are in health care, perhaps no surprise amid a worldwide pandemic that has been raging in the U.S. for almost a full year.

Forty-two of the 100 jobs included in U.S. News and World Report’s annual “Best Jobs” list this year fall under health care or health care support roles, like physician, dentist, anesthesiologist and occupational therapist.

“One thing the global pandemic has reinforced is the need and value of health care professionals,” Antonio Barbera, consumer advice editor at U.S. News said in a statement. “This year’s rankings

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Life-affirming ways to stave off dementia

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As part of our 30-day Health Kick month, leading science journalist Helen Thomson reveals some scientifically proven ways to boost brain power.

By the time we’re 40, many of us will notice that we can’t remember new names. But it’s not that our brains are overloaded, as we might try to tell ourselves — in fact, our memory capacity is almost unlimited.

Rather, gradual changes in brain structures, such as a reduction in connections between nerve cells, make the creation and retrieval of memories less efficient.

As well as slowing down, certain other memory skills shift to a lower gear

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Healthy Living: Get your partner on board with healthy lifestyle changes. | Health, Medicine and Fitness

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Using the word “diet” can trigger images of tiny plates of lettuce and constant hunger. Instead of focusing on negative words like dieting, try talking with your partner about your desire to cook more enjoyable and healthier meals. Suggest making meals from scratch, eating at home instead of at a restaurant, trying new cuisines or taking a cooking class together.

It is important to have a discussion with your partner that gets them on board with your new healthy eating plan.

Implement change thoughtfully

If you are the primary cook at home, start by adding a vegetable side to each

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‘Never too late’ to change lifestyle

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Jaclyn Bridges is a cardiopulmonary rehabilitation nurse at Parrish Medical Center in Titusville.



a person posing for the camera: Jaclyn Bridges is a cardiopulmonary rehabilitation nurse at Parrish Medical Center in Titusville.


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Jaclyn Bridges is a cardiopulmonary rehabilitation nurse at Parrish Medical Center in Titusville.

Q: Why did you go into this career?

A: While in the medical program in high school I realized how much I enjoyed caring for people. I knew nursing would be a fulfilling career that had many different specialties, opportunities and the chance to make a difference in people’s lives.

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Melissa Marcantel, “The Queen of Nutrition,” Offers 12 Tips to Lead a Healthy Lifestyle

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BOCA RATON, Fla., Jan. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — If you’ve blown your new year’s resolution for dieting this year, have no fear. Melissa Marcantel, “The Queen of Nutrition,” has easy-to-follow ideas so you can eat and be healthy. 

“I teach people how to live a healthy lifestyle instead of dieting. Our bodies are unique. One system does not work for everyone,” said Marcantel, a global wellness coach who is an expert on crushing toxic body fat. “Yo-Yo Diets don’t work. Healthy lifestyles do.”

She has built one of the largest health organizations which has

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Life Time Debuts 23rd Street Athletic Resort, Brand-New Health Club in Flatiron | News

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NEW YORK, Dec. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Life Time, the nation’s premier healthy lifestyle brand that continues to shape the way consumers move, work and live – digitally and physically – is opening a brand new, exclusive health club in New York’s Flatiron district, Life Time 23rd Street, today, December 30.

COVID-19 has turned the fitness industry upside down in New York City, but Life Time, a key player in the industry for nearly 30 years, is forging ahead with its plans to expand in the market starting with Life Time 23rd Street,

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The International Parenting & Health Institute Announces Global Expansion Of Accredited Sleep Coach Certification Program For Healthcare Professionals – Press Release

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The self-directed, online program provides a holistic approach to sleep identifying challenges and supporting individuals through lifestyle, environmental and behavior adjustments. The IPHI Integrative Adult Sleep Coach Certification Program is currently available in English, Spanish, and Portuguese, with a German version coming soon.

Ojai, California – January 4, 2021 – The International Parenting & Health Institute™ (IPHI) & START WITH SLEEP have entered into a strategic partnership to provide a globally accredited certification program for sleep coaching. IPHI is the first educational organization to become globally accredited and to offer an online program that provides integrative tools and solutions for

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