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Movember

 Health Awareness For Men

Movember is an annual event involving the growing of moustaches during the month of November to raise awareness of men’s health issues, such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and men’s suicide. Movember aims to increase early cancer detection, diagnosis and effective treatments, and ultimately reduce the number of preventable deaths. For more information, visit https://us.movember.com/

By: Shellie Colby, Washington Care Services

A Tip For Caregivers

Relief For Caregivers

Time and time again, we hear stories of love, service and sacrifice provided by caregivers for family, friends and people they love. From shuttling their loved ones, back and forth to doctor appointments, reminding them to take medications and offering them emotional and spiritual support. The work of care giving can be at times overwhelming.

Here at Washington Care Services, we understand and respect the labor of love that many of these unsung heroes daily give. We also understand, that even the most devoted and loving care givers occasionally need a break.

At Washington Care Services, our Respite Care Services can provide your loved one’s quality care while you take the time you need to rest and rejuvenate. Our staff members, volunteers, and health care partners will provide your loved one with the best care while you take the time you need.  To find out more about our Respite Care services contact us at (206) 577-6200 or Click here to reserve.

Heart to Heart

According to Kelley Ross Pharmacy Group, one in four patients  hopsitalized for heart failure will return to the hospital within 30 days of being discharged.
Washington Care Services has teamed up with Virginia Mason and Kelley Ross Pharmacy to ensure safe care transitions and a consistant contiuum of care for heart failure patients from Virginia Mason. Our mission is to reduce 30-day readmissions to the hospital and improve the safe use of medications when heart failure patients return to home.

 

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