November is National COPD Awareness MonthWhat is National COPD Awareness Month All About? Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a progressive form of lung disease ranging from mild to severe. COPD encompasses emphysema and chronic bronchitis. COPD is usually caused by smoking. However, long-term exposure to irritating chemicals and pollutants are also causes. Some of the symptoms include
Standards Home Health has been named "Volunteers of the Month" for June by Halletsville Rehabilitation and Nursing Center! Congratulations to all the people who help keep our relationship with our facilities going strong. A big THANK YOU to Nicole Adamcik who calls BINGO for the residents and provides healthy snacks or cute door prizes for
To all of our AWESOME Nurses: Every day you make someone smile…. You help someone come out of the pain…. You make a difference to someone’s life….. Sending best wishes on Nurse’s Week to you for you are a source of inspiration and happiness for many patients and their families…. Happy Nurse’s Week!
Today, we celebrate Veterans Day. We celebrate all who have served and sacrificed for this great country. Veterans Day gives us an opportunity to acknowledge all the Armed Forces members and their families who have worked so hard for our freedom. We are honored to work alongside some of these amazing people here at Standards
October is breast cancer awareness month. Screening for breast cancer has dramatically increased the numbers of cancers found in the stage where it is most treatable or even curable. Breast cancer is the most common cancer among woman, but understanding and early detection is important to us all. Here are a few signs and symptoms
Happy Boss’s Day to the owner of this great company that has been an advocate for quality patient care for nearly 30 years. Tommy Standard is a selfless leader who has always led by example and has made it a priority to do what is right even if it may not be popular. He built this
"Transforming society by optimizing movement to improve the human experience." - www.apta.org The vision statement for Physical Therapy Profession. Hippocrates and Galen are some of the earliest Physicians who practiced the art of Physical Therapy. They, like Physical Therapists and PT Assistants of today, use massage, manual therapy and hydrotherapy to address injury and treat
All the hype surrounding the launch for Apple’s new iPhone 7 is well under way. Claims are that Apple itself was not even ready for how popular the phones have become. Pokémon Go, Snap Chat, Facebook, Instagram and Bitmoji are all apps focused on a younger generation. However, here is our "Top 10 List" for