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Welcome Back Families!

Park Crescent Healthcare and Rehabilitation is proud to announce that we are welcoming families back for visitation. Our resident’s health is our top priority, but we understand how hard it is not seeing your loved ones in person.   We have begun family visits to allow families to interact with their loved ones, while keeping…

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Celebrating National Skilled Nursing Care Week

We had a wonderful start to National Skilled Nursing Care Week at Park Crescent Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center! The East Orange Fire Department and Police Department stopped by our facility to show their support to our wonderful healthcare heroes. We appreciate their demonstration for our hard working and dedication staff members. While we show our…

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Raising Awareness About Oral, Head and Neck Cancer

Approximately 53,000 people in the U.S. will be newly diagnosed with oral cancer this year. 132 new people are diagnosed with oral cancer in the United States every day. National Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week raises awareness for oral, head, and neck cancer and the need for early detection in order to save…

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Diabetic Wound Care Around the Clock and American Diabetes Month

Diabetic Wound Care Around the Clock

Diabetic wound care around the clock is a topic of great relevance right now. November has come around and it is American Diabetes Month! The national diabetes month is a very important month for spreading awareness, to people of all ages.   Your Part in the Picture Yes, we are all involved. Adults, mention it…

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Prescribing Food as Medicine

Can you imagine your doctor writing a prescription just for you prescribing food rather than medicine and personalizing it according to your DNA? Nutrigenomics is an area of research that aims to give people the correct foods and diet suitable for them according to their genetic makeup. A study published in the Journal of Nutrition…

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Got a Sweet Tooth? You May Pay Sugar Tax

The epidemic of metabolic illnesses like diabetes and obesity that are leading causes of premature deaths and disabilities all over the world has led to governments toying with the idea of applying a sugar tax on foods and beverages with high sugar content. They are also applying front-of-package (FOP) nutrition labelling. These measures will encourage…

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Excess Fat around the Waist can Predict Heart Disease even In Healthy Men

A Brazilian study published October 31, 2018, in the Nature journal found that physically active men who are not overweight, but who have excess abdominal fat around the waist are more likely to develop heart disease. For years researchers have been warning that men and women who have excess abdominal fat around their waists are…

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Handcrafts are Beneficial for Seniors

Handcrafts Handcrafts like knitting, sewing and crocheting are just as popular today as they have been for thousands of years. In fact, there are good reasons why hand crafts have survived in today’s digital world. Scientific studies show that engaging in hand crafts present positive health benefits for seniors. Knitting Therapy A very popular handcraft…

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