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Cash Donations For Safe Haven Employees

We are looking for cash donations for the employees of Safe Haven who all lost their jobs due to a tragic fire that destroyed Safe Haven Hospital and Care Center. We will match any cash donations, up to $5,000! Please drop off cash donations at our office (1009 W. Quinn Road in Pocatello). If writing [...]

By |2017-11-20T17:04:16+00:00|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mammograms: Questions for the Doctor

A mammogram is an x-ray of the breast to check for breast cancer. Mammograms can help find breast cancer early. Most women can survive breast cancer if it’s found and treated early. If you are age 40 through 49, talk with your doctor about when to start getting mammograms and how often to get them. [...]

By |2018-10-01T17:47:02+00:00|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ready for school? Check those vaccine records.

Getting vaccinated according to the recommended immunization schedule is one of the most important things a parent can do to protect their child’s health. Diseases can quickly spread among groups of children who aren’t vaccinated. Whether it’s a baby starting at a new child care facility, a toddler heading to preschool, a student going back [...]

By |2018-08-15T21:19:03+00:00|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What to Expect After Hip Replacement Surgery

Hip replacement surgery is becoming increasingly common. Approximately 300,000 of these surgeries occur each year in the United States—a number anticipated to nearly double by 2030. Despite the ubiquity of hip replacements today, it is always helpful to know what to expect once the surgery is over. While your physician will provide specific instructions to [...]

By |2017-05-25T13:31:23+00:00|Surgery|1 Comment

Tools for the Journey through Grief

~Sponsored by~ Heritage Health Services 1009 W. Quinn Rd. Pocatello, ID September 25 - November 13 • 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Identify normal grief responses “Are my feelings normal?” Understand the grief process  “Where am I in the journey?” Review loss history “How are other losses impacting me?” [...]

By |2017-08-28T23:19:47+00:00|Grief|0 Comments

Understanding Grief

“Normal is just a setting on the dryer.” - Barbara Johnson, author and speaker “Grief” is a word we hear throughout our entire life, but we never really understand it until we experience it. Grief is a normal response to a loss. It is the way we feel and behave following [...]

By |2017-04-05T16:22:13+00:00|Grief|0 Comments

Top Five Things to Know About Grief

“Perhaps the most important truth I have learned is that healing in grief is heart-based, not head-based.” Alan Wolfelt, Grief Counselor, Educator, Author, Director, The Center for Loss and Life Transition You never “get over” a death; you learn to live with it. Learning to live with a loss takes a [...]

By |2017-04-05T16:22:22+00:00|Grief|0 Comments

Holiday Grief

“When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.” - Kahlil Gibran Holidays can create feelings of dread and anxiety in those who are bereaved. The clichéd images of family togetherness and the often unrealistic [...]

By |2017-04-05T16:22:31+00:00|Grief|0 Comments

Hospice – Frequently Asked Questions

When is the right time to ask about hospice? Now is the best time to learn more about hospice and ask questions about what to expect from hospice services.  Although end-of-life care may be difficult to discuss, it is best for family members to share their wishes long before it becomes a concern.  This [...]

By |2017-04-05T16:23:31+00:00|Hospice|0 Comments