Comfortable Conversation Planned with Kevin Hines

by Terry Rogers   Lorrie Coverdale says that talking about mental health should not be uncomfortable. It is with this in mind she has planned A Comfortable Conversation with Kevin Hines at Polytech High School on May 22. “We need to stop hiding from a discussion about mental illness,” Coverdale said. “This is going to […]

9/11 Bell to Ring in Honor of Veterans

by Terry Rogers Franciscan Monk Brother David Schlatter of Wilmington began collecting church bells after 9/11  in New York and Washington, restoring them and ringing them in honor of those who perished during the terrorist attacks. The effort began as a remembrance to one of Brother David’s closest friends, Father Mychal Judge, a chaplain for […]

McKenzie Honored with Esteemed DAISY Award

Bayhealth is proud to announce that Bayhealth Center for Women and Infants, Kent Campus Nurse Kelly McKenzie is the latest recipient of the national DAISY Award, which honors the unsung heroes of the nursing profession. McKenzie was nominated by Chomin Dalton, a fellow Bayhealth nurse. Dalton’s sister delivered her son a week early due to […]

Technology Takes a Toll on Our Health

While technology and digital devices provide necessary and beneficial tools for daily living, it’s important to be mindful of their effects, mentally and physically. Technology overuse can negatively impact our bodies. Primary care and sports medicine physician Melissa Mackel, DO, CAQSM, who practices with Bayhealth Primary Care, Dover and Bayhealth Orthopaedics, Dover, explains that there […]

DE Hospice Honors Its Volunteers

Delaware Hospice honors its volunteers at a Recognition Dinner on Wednesday, April 24th at Dover Downs in Dover. From the early days of its founding, Delaware Hospice has been empowered by the passion and dedication of its volunteers. Today, over 500 individuals throughout the state of Delaware and southeastern Pennsylvania are actively involved in supporting […]

Cesar Receives Esteemed DAISY Award

For her heartwarming smile and willingness to always go the extra mile for her patients to assure they’re comfortable and safe, Edkeisha Cesar, BSN, RN, is the latest recipient of the esteemed DAISY Award. The DAISY Award honors the unsung heroes of the nursing profession. The honor was created by the DAISY Foundation, which was […]

DE Hospice Supports Before, After Loss

by Terry Rogers Facing the loss of a loved one or dealing with the loss after they have passed can be extremely difficult. It is not a one-size-fits-all process and what works for one person may not work for another. Delaware Hospice understands that grief is an extremely personal matter and their adult bereavement department […]

The Dos and Don’ts of Walking

When making a healthy lifestyle change, walking is usually encouraged as the first step to adding in physical activity. This is because the benefits of walking are endless. For those benefits to happen though there is a right way to walk. Bayhealth Hospital, Kent Campus Physical Therapy Assistant Jay Pascual shares tips for how to […]

Free Skin Cancer Screenings in May

With the official start to summer just around the corner, Bayhealth is offering free skin cancer screenings in May. A screening will be held in Milford on Tuesday, May 7 at the Bayhealth Cancer Center, Sussex Campus from 5 to 6:30 p.m. The Cancer Center is on the garden level of the Bayhealth Outpatient Center, […]

Bayhealth Hosting Second Nurse 5K

Spring into health this April at Bayhealth’s Second Annual Nurse on the RuN 5K Walk/Run to benefit nursing education. The event will be held on Saturday, April 6 at 10 a.m. at the Wild Quail Country Club in Camden-Wyoming, Delaware. This fundraiser stems from Bayhealth’s participation in the American Nurses Association 2017 Year of the […]

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