Mission Healthcare Blog

Employee Spotlight: Charmain Herrin

August 28, 2013

Here at Mission, we subscribe to Bob Farrell’s philosophy of customer service—give ‘em the pickle! What does that mean? For those of you unfamiliar with the story, Bob Farrell owned Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlour and Restaurant, and he created the pickle philosophy following an experience with a mistreated customer in one of his stores. Farrell received […]

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Founder’s Note: Jennifer Robinson, August 26, 2013

August 26, 2013

I have found that many members of our elderly population are unaware of the resources available to them for assistance until something happens that impairs their health and becomes a crisis situation where decisions are left to others. Frankly, this is a tragedy. We at Mission are committed to assist anyone who calls with a […]

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3 Considerations When Choosing Care For Your Aging Family Member

August 21, 2013

When the time comes to choose a caregiver for your aging loved one, the process can seem daunting. For some, the thought of finding the perfect stranger to provide care is uncomfortable, while for others, they see it as the best option. In many cases here and around the globe, families are choosing to lean […]

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Founder’s Note: Mark Kimsey, August 20, 2013

August 20, 2013

Mission supports wellness through personal health management.  The first step in managing your personal health is to have an annual physical with your primary care physician. This practice can establish a baseline for your personal health and lab values that are critical in proactively treating changes in your health status that could lead to more […]

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Is It Grief or Depression? Thoughts on “A Glut of Antidepressants”

August 16, 2013

This week, The New York Times Health and Science section ran an article by Roni Caryn Rabin titled, “A Glut of Antidepressants,” in which she explored the skyrocketing use of antidepressant medications in the United States. In the article, a study from the April issue of the Journal of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics was cited showing that, “nearly […]

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The 3 Legal Documents Every Family Needs

August 16, 2013

It’s the situation we never want to find ourselves in—a loved one unexpectedly suffers a medical emergency and does not have any legal documents indicating how their medical care should be handled, what should become of their estate, or even where their important documents are located. It’s a situation we all would love to avoid […]

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