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Exercise for Mind and Body Health

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Exercise can be one of the hardest things to maintain as someone gets older. Whether a person does it to lose weight, reach a fitness goal or for fun; the body doesn’t function like it used to at a younger age. It is even more difficult to

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How to Choose a Memory Care Facility for Your Loved One

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The time may come for your loved one to move out of his or her home, or even yours, into a facility that can provide round the clock care. As you begin to make this decision, consider the stress level of your caregiver especially if you are

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Brian Shegog, LVN, Named Director of Business Development at Haven of Frisco

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Haven Behavioral Hospital of Frisco is pleased to announce the addition of Brian Shegog, LVN, as Director of Business Development. Shegog received his vocational nursing degree from Concorde Career Institute and is currently enrolled at Excelsior College School of Nursing pursuing a Registered Nurse degree. Shegog previously

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Frisco’s Recreational Therapy Offers Physical Focus

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At Haven Behavioral Hospital of Frisco, a wide variety of Recreational Therapy interventions and activities are available. From mental stimulation to fine motor skill development, Recreational Therapy offers activities that play a duel role with enjoyment and treatment. To focus on the physical aspect, exercise therapy is

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Hospital of Frisco Offers Recreational Therapy for Better Mental Health

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Therapy is an important part of a patient’s treatment and recovery. Recreational or activity therapy is a type of therapy that provides an opportunity for patients to experience the benefits of therapy while doing an activity that they enjoy or maybe even trying something new. At Haven

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Bethany D. Last, LCSW, ACM Joins Haven Behavioral Hospital’s Intake Department

Haven Behavioral Hospital is pleased to announce the addition of Bethany D. Last, LCSW, ACM, to the Intake Department. Last received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Texas at Austin, and a master of social work from Texas State University in San Marcos. She

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Immune System and Alzheimer’s

A recent study from Stanford’s School of Medicine found that Alzheimer’s disease could be prevented and/or reversed by paying attention to a single cell in the brain called microglia. This study was published in The Journal of Clinical Investigation and examined the effects of boosting brain immunity

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June: Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

The Alzheimer’s Association has declared the month of June to be Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month and has invited us to go purple. The goal is to create insight about the brain, Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Alzheimer’s disease is a depressive disorder that attacks the brain’s

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Karla Felter, RN, Named Clinical Liaison for Haven of Frisco

Haven Behavioral Hospital of Frisco is pleased to announce the addition of Karla Felter, RN, as Clinical Liaison. Felter is a highly skilled psychiatric nurse with 18 years of inpatient behavioral health experience. Felter spent 10 years as Nurse Manager for the acute psychiatric adult population at

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New Stats in Alzheimer’s Disease

The Alzheimer’s Association recently released new facts and figures regarding the onset of Alzheimer’s disease in the United States population. According to a recent study by the Chicago Health and Aging Project that focused on chronic health diseases in older people, approximately 5.3 million Americans of varying

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