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Linda Dukes becomes certified case manager

Linda Dukes, CCM, works in the community case management department at Pardee Home Care and recently earned her certified case manager credential.  “This certification is a demonstration of Linda’s commitment to her job and her abilities to case manage,” said Wanda Moore, director of Pardee Home Care.  “Linda is a great ambassador for Pardee.” Case managers who have earned the Certified Case Manager (CCM) credential have the expertise, knowledge and professional experience to provide the right services to patients with serious or complex medical conditions, and/or catastrophic injuries and illnesses.  Certified Case Managers have proven experience working to provide services such as: designing and monitoring a care plan, coordinating among care providers, facilitating communication among multiple parties, evaluating patient progress, and more. Pardee Home Care offers a full range of in-home services provided by registered nurses, rehab specialists, social workers and home health aide. In-home services include:  physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, orthopedic and cardiac care, diabetes management, home safety evaluations, full range of nursing services, wound care and medication management.  For more information, contact Home Care services at (828) 692-1846.

Posted in: Clinical

Lifeline offering one month free and free installation

Pardee Lifeline, a system that summons help immediately at the touch of a button, is offering the first month free and free installation that expires Oct. 15.  This has never been offered before and is a total savings of $90.50. The service is ideal for those with high-risk medical conditions, chronic illnesses or individuals with limited mobility.  Lifeline offers other services as well, such as a speakerphone function allowing individuals to answer the telephone without using a handheld receiver and the ability to leave reminders of important things to do throughout the day. Subscription to this service is available for a low monthly fee, based on the types of options selected.  To take advantage of this free installation and free first month offer, call (828) 692-9061 and use coupon code FD6.

Posted in: Pardee

Pardee Apple Festival 8K Race Results

We had 325 runners participate in the Pardee Apple Festival 8K Race this year. Click here for the overall, male and female results. -CJP [gallery link="file"]

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It's not to late to sign up

The new year of Lighten Up 4 Life started September 1st, but you can sign up anytime here. Lighten Up 4 Life is a community-wide weight loss challenge that’s FREE to join! This  program provides you resources such as; healthy recipes, cooking videos, exercise videos and loads of local events to help you lose weight.

Posted in: Wellness

Take Time, Take Charge - Gift Bags

We hope everyone is getting excited for Take Time, Take Charge: an event for all women scheduled for Sept.  17 at the Hilton at Biltmore Park—if you haven’t signed up already, it’s not too late. The number to call is 1-866-790-WELL. Registration is $40 per person and the event begins at 8:30 a.m. Each gift bag will include: Hendersonville Co-Op donated coupons, vitamins and supplements Cosmetic bags from Pardee Women and Children’s Center RUSH Fitness free 30-day passes Sensibilities Day Spa samples … and much more! Several gift bags will include special prizes, so be sure to take a peak inside your bag. You may have one of the following items: Biltmore 3-day passes, necklace and earring set from Marthaler JewelersFlat Rock Playhouse tickets, and gift certificates to local restaurants. To make the event even more relaxing the Asheville School of Massage & Yoga will be doing free chair and table massages during the networking hour. Also, Star 104.3 will be doing a live remote broadcast on the back patio of the Hilton. Don’t miss this great opportunity to enjoy an all-day women’s event and leave with awesome items. See you on the 17th!

Posted in: Pardee