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Staying In Touch With John Knox Village East

This is the John Knox Village East Blog where you can find information relevant to seniors.  This information ranges from updates to healthcare policy to ways to stay fit, active and engaged as you age.

Tips For Dealing With The Spread Of Disease

Now is a good time to remind us all of proper guidelines for controlling the spread of disease and viruses.  While good hand-cleaning and proper procedures are always important, they are even more important now.  One of the best ways to protect yourself is to practice the same prevention as you’ve heard before.  Below are […]

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COVID-19 Update

Hello John Knox Village East community, The health and safety of residents living in our community is our top priority, and we are closely monitoring the ongoing situation regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19). We understand that COVID-19 is on everyone’s mind, and we want to be communicative and transparent in the steps John Knox Village East […]

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Coronavirus Update

3/4/2020 The health, safety and well-being of our residents, employees and families are always top priorities at our community. With the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the news and on the minds of many, we want to address actions taking place related to this concern. Some of the actions we are addressing include: Consistent updates and communication […]

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Consider These 7 Things When Choosing Medicare Coverage

Costs How much are your premiums, deductibles, and other costs? How much do you pay for services like hospital stays or doctor visits? Is there a yearly limit on what you could pay out-of-pocket for medical services? Make sure you understand any coverage rules that may affect your costs. Costs in Original Medicare There’s no […]

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What Are The Specifics Of My Long Term Care Insurance Policy

With the new year in full swing, many people take the opportunity to update their documents, become more organized, update their important papers and examine their insurance coverage.  Some people that we meet with at John Knox Village East have long term care insurance that will help pay if they ever need long term care.  […]

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What You Need To Know About A Rehab Stay

So your doctor has told you that you need a rehab stay to build your strength back up or recuperate from a procedure.   Here are some things you need to know.  First, what is required for Medicare to cover your expenses, second what Medicare covers and third what your provider options are. Medicare Details Neither […]

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Protect Yourself Against The Flu

Over the past couple months we have addressed ways to keep yourself protected – whether that be early detection of a sepsis infection, protection against the effects of aging, protection against the financial impact of long term care, protection against isolation or protection against the flu.  This month, we’d like to focus on the last […]

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Be Aware of the Dangers of Sepsis and the Importance of Early Detection

September is Sepsis Awareness month; so, we thought we’d share some of the basics of Sepsis.  Sepsis is the body’s overwhelming and life-threatening response to infection that can lead to tissue damage, organ failure, and death. In other words, it’s your body’s overactive and toxic response to an infection.  At John Knox Village East & […]

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Protect Yourself All Year Round

With August being Immunization awareness month, it got me to thinking about the multiple ways folks who live at John Knox Village East are protected.  The obvious way protection tied to vaccination awareness is that every year we administer flu shots to help people stay healthy during the height of the flu season.  We know […]

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Make Every Season A Summer

As summer nears and weather theoretically gets nicer (if the rain ever stops), people become more active and able to get outside. Folks who have stayed inside during the winter out of fear of falls or accidents while driving are able to take advantage of the change in weather to walk outside again, drive places […]

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