May is Mental Health Month. Throughout the month, we will be sharing how and why mental health is such an important factor for living your best life. Today we start by answering the question, what is mental health? Take a look at the graphic below.
By Dr. Allison Peddle Dr. Peddle is a Family Physician and Board-Certified Geriatrician. Older adults are at greater risk of falling. Anyone who has fallen before, has weak leg muscles, or has problems with walking or balance also has a higher risk. If older adults were to fall, they can get bruises or broken bones,
Valley-Wide Health Systems’ Chief Medical Officer Emelin Martinez, FNP, and Director of Nurse Family Partnership Greta Roberts have been named 2019 Nightingale Luminaries. Martinez and Roberts were both celebrated this past Friday night in Alamosa and were selected as Nightingale Luminary recipients for their dedication to the healthcare industry and nursing profession. Both Martinez and
As part of National Heart Health Month, we have prepared a Heart Healthy grocery list for all of our communities. Many of these items are cost-friendly as well. Enjoy!
As part of National Heart Month, Valley-Wide is focusing on education around keeping your heart healthy. Our Chief Dental Officer, Stacey Robben, shares some tips on how good oral health habits can help prevent heart disease. Evidence supports an increased risk of hardening and narrowing of arteries, which is when plaque builds up in the
By Dr. Rita Estep February is American Heart Month and throughout the month, Valley-Wide Health Systems will be sharing tips on keeping your heart healthy. In the post below, Dr. Rita Estep, a pediatrician with Valley-Wide Cañon City, discusses ways to keep children’s hearts healthy.
February is National American Heart Month, and throughout the month Valley-Wide Health Systems will be sharing different bits of information on heart health and what you can do to keep yours healthy!
Behavioral Health services are expanding across Valley-Wide Health Systems as part of our commitment to providing an integrated model of healthcare delivery. However, you may wonder what “behavioral health” entails. We created some graphics to help answer your questions.
Due to the inclement weather across the Arkansas Valley, all Valley-Wide Health Systems clinics will be closed Tuesday, January 22, 2019. We will continue to post updates on our website and Facebook page.
The Board of Directors of Valley-Wide Health Systems has selected Jania Arnoldi as the organization’s new President and Chief Executive Officer. The appointment culminates an extensive, nationwide search for the organization’s newest leader. Arnoldi will begin February 25, 2019. Arnoldi brings over 19 years of experience in healthcare leadership, most recently serving as the Chief