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Health care info, services at Placitas Community Center

Dr. Marylou Skelton, a chiropractic physician and B.E.S.T. Elite Master, new to Placitas, will give health-related talks on Tuesdays at the Placitas Community Center. On April 13, at 12:30 p.m., the topic will be high blood pressure and ways to deal with this health concern using the six essentials for health. She will cover topics such as diet, exercise, and stress, and show a simple technique to lower blood pressure instantly.

On April 15, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., the Placitas Volunteer Fire Department will be at the Placitas Community Center to provide free health checks for blood pressure, lung sound, 02 Sat. and blood glucose. The volunteers are scheduled to come every third Thursday of the month to conduct these free health checks.

On April 29, directly after lunch, Addus HealthCare will provide information regarding their Veterans Deserve program. Are you a veteran or the surviving spouse of a veteran? Do you need help around your home with such things as changing the bed linens, scrubbing the bath tub, loading and unloading the groceries, preparing meals, and transportation to the doctor? If you are concerned for a loved one who is living alone, are in need of help around your home, have limited resources for elder care or need help understanding home care and the options available, join the Addus HealthCare group and discover what help is available.

Addus HealthCare has been providing quality in-home services since 1979. From companionship to specialized home health care, their services are designed to make choices easier to remain independent at home. For more information, visit their web site at or call 1-888-233-8746.






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