What Women Need to Know about Heart Health

February 15, 2022 — February is American Heart Month. Traditionally, heart health research and outreach has focused largely on men. But women are at equally high risk of heart disease—even though, we now know, the causes, risk factors, treatment and even symptoms of heart attack and other cardiovascular conditions can be quite different for female patients. Experts say most... Read More

Grace Barker Health Staff Get Special Blizzard Transport As Winter Blizzard Rages

February 10, 2022 — Grace Barker Health was well-prepared for the first major winter storm of the season. Before the first flake fell on January 29, 2022, the maintenance crew of The Cove and The Willows double-checked the new generator, secured the snowplows, and treated the grounds with sand and salt. Administrators and department managers met to review emergency... Read More

When Your Valentine Needs Care

February 1, 2022 — When a couple says their wedding vows, the words traditionally include “in sickness and in health.” But if the time comes when illness and disability touches one of the spouses, changed roles can have a profound impact on the marriage. Researchers have been looking at the issues of couples in which one is providing care... Read More