May,National Stroke Awareness Month

Posted by on May 15, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

May is National Stroke Awareness Month. Learing how to spot a stroke is just as important as teaching your family CPR or what to do in the event of a fire. With stroke- just like a cardiac arrest or fire seconds count. F-Face Drooping: Does one side of the face droop or is it numb? Ask the person to smile. A-Arm Weakness: is one arm weak or numb? Ask the person to raise both arms. Does on arm drift downward? S-Speech difficulty: Is speech slurred, are they unable to speak, or are they hard to understand? Ask the person to repeat a simple...

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Zika Virus, what you need to know.

Posted by on Apr 3, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Zika Virus, what you need to know. Glen Rose Medical Center is spreading the word about the Zika Virus. Zika is spread mostly by the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquitos. These mosquitos bite during the day and night. Zika can be passed from a pregnant woman to her fetus. Infection during pregnancy can cause certain birth defects. There is no none vaccine or medicine for Zika. The top 5 things everyone needs to know about Zika … 1. Zika primarily spreads though infected mosquitoes. Zika can also be passed through sex from a...

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Kickstart My Heart Success

Posted by on Feb 22, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

The Dr. Roger E. Marks Healthcare Foundation held the 3rd annual 1 Mile Fun Run, 5k & 10k timed race on Saturday, February 18, 2017. The sun was shining and the weather was absolutely beautiful. This year’s race was a success with 213 participants and 18 generous sponsors.  The Marks Foundation has designated the proceeds from this year’s race for the purchase of a new EKG machine for the Cardiopulmonary Department at Glen Rose Medical Center. The cardio department, sees and average 60-70 patients per month depending on cardio...

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Are You Ready To Kickstart Your Heart?

Posted by on Feb 1, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

February is National Heart Health Month, Glen Rose Medical Center and Glen Rose Nursing and Rehab will host The Kickstart My Heart 1 mile fun, 5k and 10k timed race on Saturday February 18, 2017 at 8:00 a.m. (sign up at www.racedayeventservices.com , $25). All proceeds from the years race will benefit the Dr. Roger E. Marks Healthcare Foundation. The REM Foundation has committed the all monies raised from the event to  purchase an EKG machine for the Cardiopulmonary Department at Glen Rose Medical Center in recognition of Heart Health Month....

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2016, What a Year!

Posted by on Jan 6, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

As we start 2017, Glen Rose Medical Center would like to reflect in several events of the past year. 2016 started out a little rough with the surprise partial payment from our major taxpayer (Luminant), causing a serious budget shortfall. The entire staff at GRMC pulled together by cutting hours, benefits and downsizing departments; we worked together to get thing s done. We worked hard to care for the people that matter most, our patients while never sacrificing quality of care. We can’t thank everyone enough for your continued...

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October is Phyical Therapy Month

Posted by on Oct 17, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

October is Physical Therapy Month, Glen Rose Medical Center is proud of our therapy team. Glen Rose Medical Center has a highly trained team of PT’s with two convenient locations, Glen Rose across from Glen Rose Medical Center and Pecan Plantation in Granbury ready to help you get back to your routine. Meet our team:                                                                                                     Bottom Row l to r Tom Abaray, PT Tom is a graduate of UT Southwestern Medical Center – Dallas, with over 35 years of...

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Healthy Aging

Posted by on Sep 8, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Staying Healthy and feeling your best is important at any age and that doesn’t change when you have a few more grey hairs. As we grow older, we experience an increasing number of major life changes, including career changes and retirement, children leaving home, the loss od loved ones, and physical changes. Coping with change is difficult, no matter how old you are. The particular challenge for older adults is the sheer number of changes and transitions that start to occur. It’s natural to feel those losses. But if that sense of...

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Texas Heat

Posted by on Jul 5, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

It’s summertime in Texas, we now what that means; it’s HOT! With temperatures rising daily, the hot Texas sun and high humidity we need to remember to play it safe. Hydrate. Whether you feel thirsty or not, drink plenty of water to avoid becoming dehydrated, especially when you’re working or exercising outside. Educate yourself. Keep up with the latest temperature and heat index forecasts and current readings (take actions to stay cool and safe when the temperatures hits 85 degrees or the heat index hits 90 degrees). Know...

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Mission 95 2016

Posted by on Jun 23, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Mission 95 was a huge success!!! Mission 95 was held this past Friday June 17, 2016 at the Somervell County Expo. The goal was the same as last year, getting the community to rally together to donate 95 pints of blood. Carter BloodCare said it couldn’t be done, and  we proved them wrong with getting 117 pints of blood leaving Somervell County.  We had a great day with live music, 95.3 KOME was there broadcasting live, CareFlite landed the helicopter in the parking lot, we had DPS checking car seats, Somervell County Sheriff Department...

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Posted by on May 3, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness about mental illness and reflect on the impact of mental health issues on individuals, families and communities.  According to the CDC, anxiety and mood disorders are the most common types of mental illness, with depression affecting more than 26% of the U.S.  adults at any given time and placing persons at higher risk for suicide. According to the World Health Organization, mental illness accounts for more disability than any other group of illness including cancer and heart...

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