Holzer to Host Eighteenth Annual Respiratory Symposium

The Holzer Health System Respiratory Therapy Department announces the 18th Annual Respiratory Symposium.  The one-day presentation will give respiratory care professionals the opportunity to learn and review different aspects and concepts in the respiratory field.  Scheduled for Friday, October 19, the event will take place at the Holzer Health System Education and Conference Center, located…

Falls Prevention Awareness

Pamela K. Matura, Executive Director, Area Agency on Aging District 7 August 2018 Monthly Column                                                         Approximately one in three older Ohioans will fall each year.  Falls are the leading cause of injury-related emergency department visits, hospitalizations and death among older adults. Many medications and health conditions can contribute to a higher risk of falls.…

Holzer Hospice ~ June Feature

End-of-life discussions with your family can be uncomfortable and full of mixed emotions. However, in choosing Holzer Hospice, individuals are provided peace of mind of knowing you are receiving the type of care you need and want. Holzer Hospice, a licensed, certified program that provides in-home along with contracted nursing home services to patients with…

Cancer Survivor Support Group to Meet

Holzer Center for Cancer Care sponsors a monthly Cancer Survivor Support Group at Holzer Gallipolis Medical Center. Shown pictured is Latasha Alvaro, MSN, FNP-C, Public Health Nurse, Gallia County Health Department, who presented on adult immunizations at the October meeting. The group is designed to help individuals, who either have cancer or are cancer survivors,…

Community Leaders Needed for Chronic Disease and Diabetes Self-Management Programs

Interested in being trained to help your community better manage their chronic disease or diabetes conditions?  The Area Agency on Aging District 7 (AAA7) is looking for community leaders to assist with facilitating its Chronic Disease and Diabetes Self-Management Classes.  Community, or lay, leaders will continue to support the classes in their individual communities after…