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Hospice Support Group May 22

on 04/17/2018 1:01 PM
Are you grieving the loss of a partner, a family member, or a friend? Find comfort and validation in knowing you are not alone in your grief. The Claremont Center monthly Hospice support group focuses on helping individuals cope with feelings of loss and sadness in a safe, caring environment. The support group is facilitated by Holy Redeemer Hospice.   Hospice Care Support Grou...
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Quilt Show at Claremont Center

on 04/10/2018 8:59 AM
Please join Claremont Center on Saturday, May 19 for Quilts on the Canal! More than 40 quilts will be on display and you have a chance to win one of the quilts!! Admission is free for all. The event is located at 1515 Hulse Road in Point Pleasant, NJ.
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Move It! Exercise for Seniors

on 03/28/2018 10:37 AM
As far back as 400 B.C., Hippocrates, who has long been referred to as the “Father of Medicine”, wrote, “If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found the safest way to health.”   As usual, Hippocrates was way before his time. Almost two thousand years would pass before sci...
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New Medicare Cards Coming Soon

on 03/19/2018 11:35 AM
In April, CMS will begin mailing new Medicare cards with new numbers. CMS Administrator Seema Verma: “We’re taking this step to protect our seniors from fraudulent use of Social Security numbers which can lead to identity theft and illegal use of Medicare benefits. We want to be sure that Medicare beneficiaries and healthcare providers know about these changes well in advance and hav...
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Beginning Yoga for Older Adults

on 03/01/2018 4:13 PM
Many senior adults turn to yoga for gentle exercise that can reduce tension and increase flexibility. In the early 80s, women (and some men) donned their leg warmers, Reebok high tops, and spandex body suits to stretch it out with Jane Fonda and dance to Let's Get Physical.   Today, seniors are still "getting physical" and keeping active through a variety of exercise ...
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Reducing Your Kidney Disease Risk

on 02/27/2018 10:18 AM
MARCH IS KIDNEY AWARENESS MONTH You’ve probably seen people wear red to draw awareness to heart disease or pink to bring awareness to breast cancer, but kidney disease isn’t often the subject of much attention. That’s surprising since one in three Americans are at risk for kidney disease. The kidneys perform several very important jobs for your body. According to the Na...
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Heart Disease in Women: Heart Disease No Longer A “Man’s Disease”

on 01/25/2018 9:59 AM
Cancer has been called the “most feared diagnosis.” However, many women don’t realize that heart disease is actually the leading cause of death in women in the United States. Heart disease was once called a “man’s disease,” but one in four female deaths in this country are from heart disease, making it an equal opportunity disease.   Even more conce...
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Glaucoma: The Silent Disease

on 12/27/2017 10:25 AM
Glaucoma has been called the “silent disease” because there are usually no symptoms and no pain.  Phyllis Diller once advised women, “Whatever you may look like, marry a man your own age—as your beauty fades, so will his eyesight.”  It is true that our vision does change as we age. We may hold the book farther away until reading glasses become neces...
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Proper Hand Washing: The Easiest Route to Healthier Living

on 11/13/2017 4:55 PM
Many of us go to great lengths to stay healthy and avoid illness and infections. However, many people neglect the easiest way to limit the transfer of bacteria and viruses and it’s practically free—proper hand washing.   As you touch door handles, shake hands, and touch grocery carts, germs come in contact with your hands. These germs are easily spread to your eyes, nose, ...
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Claremont Center Applauds First Responders

on 11/01/2017 10:29 AM
National Fire Prevention Week was Oct. 8-14 this year. The theme of the 2017 campaign is “Every Second Counts.” Claremont Center invited local first responders from the Point Pleasant Boro Fire Department to speak to our residents and staff about fire prevention and safety awareness. The discussion was lead by Lieutenant Mitchell Remig. The brave responders also showed our residents ...
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Hearing Loss Prevention for Older Adults

on 10/19/2017 2:26 PM
Have you been to a movie theater lately and enjoyed the surround sound experience? Did you know that the noise level of that movie probably approached 98 decibels, only slightly below a rock concert? What steps can we take now to protect our hearing and reduce hearing impairment? Turn it down! Our ears are assaulted every day by noise from many sources. Be more intentional about the vo...
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Claremont Center Supports the Fight to End Alzheimer’s

on 10/19/2017 2:02 PM
Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia are debilitating for a person and heartbreaking for loved ones to witness. Claremont Center in Point Pleasant, NJ, recently participated in the Alzheimer’s New Jersey fundraising campaign to create awareness of this disease.   We raised money for their campaign by purchasing circle of support stickers and raffle tickets in ou...
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Healthy Eating for Older Adults Doesn’t Have to be Complicated

on 09/21/2017 4:21 PM
Healthy Eating for Older Adults Doesn’t Have to be Complicated Our bodies change as we journey from 60 to 80 and beyond. These physical and health changes require that we choose what goes in our body with even more thought than in our younger days. It doesn’t have to be complicated. Eating a variety of foods from all food groups and limiting sodium and sugar will help supply the n...
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Nothing Says "Thank You" Like Donuts

on 06/02/2017 8:21 PM
At Claremont Center, in Point Pleasant, NJ, the commitment and compassion of our employees never go unnoticed. In appreciation of all they do for our residents, we thank them from the bottom of our hearts. Our employees are the key component in why our facility is so amazing! In celebration of our employees, Claremont Center hosted a staff appreciation event on Friday, June 2 - Donut Day. It wa...
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FREE Health Screenings at Claremont Center - June 7

on 05/25/2017 10:23 AM
Claremont Center is offering FREE health screenings on June 7 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. No appointment is necessary. Blood Pressure Screening Early Detection of Alzheimer’s Disease Medication Review & FREE Medical Wallet Card Practitioner Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment Form (POLST) Explanation & Completion Understanding Medicare & Medicaid Staff will off t...
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Mother's Day Social Kicked Off Nursing Home Week Celebration

on 05/17/2017 10:26 AM
National Nursing Home Week is celebrated in May every year. This year it is May 14-20. The origin of Nursing Home Week was established in 1963 as Older American Month and then in 1967 National Nursing Home Week was incorporated into the celebration. Each year the celebration provides opportunities to honor everyone that contributes to our nation's nursing homes - residents, staff, families, and vo...
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Claremont Center Employee Wins Corporate Award

on 05/17/2017 10:24 AM
Congratulations to Beata Brovich, winner of the 2016 Exceptional Living Centers’ Shining Star Award. Beata started her career at Claremont Center in 2001 as a CNA. She later transitioned to become a restorative aide where she has excelled at developing and supervising the restorative dining program. Her colleagues remarked that Beata sets a positive example for customer service and the willi...
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Claremont Center Celebrates National Chocolate Chip Day

on 05/17/2017 8:28 AM
It's a sweet time at Claremont Center in Point Pleasant, NJ. Monday, May 15 was National Chocolate Chip Day. What better way to celebrate National Nursing Home Week's Spirit of America theme than to eat America's favorite treat - chocolate chip cookies. Did you know chocolate chips were born when chocolate chip cookies were invented? Ruth Wakefield developed the Toll House Cookie Recipe in 1936. ...
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What Your Mother Really Wants for Mother's Day

on 05/12/2017 10:34 AM
She was there when you soared and there when you failed, moms are often the biggest cheerleader for their children. But, there comes a time when as children we become mom's advocate. The one who gently pushes her to go to the doctor for care, to eat more, or make it through a few weeks of therapy after an injury or surgery. Each Mother's Day, children of all ages honor the contributions...
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