THA Group Joins Growing List of Georgia Relay Partners

July 31, 2014

  Have you ever wondered how Georgians who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind or have difficulty speaking call a friend, family member or local business? Years ago, the answer was that they didn’t. All that has changed, however, thanks to Georgia Relay, a free public communications service created under the Americans with Disabilities Act […]

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Today is National Healthcare Decisions Day. Your Decisions Matter!

April 16, 2014

  National Healthcare Decisions Day exists to inspire, educate & empower the public and providers about the importance of advance care planning. National Healthcare Decisions Day is an initiative to encourage patients to express their wishes regarding healthcare and for providers and facilities to respect those wishes, whatever they may be. Facts The U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research […]

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WOC Nurse Week 2014

April 14, 2014

  Wound, Ostomy and Continence (WOC) nurses provide care to patients who suffer from non-healing wounds, ostomies, and urinary and fecal incontinence. WOC nursing combines the kind and considerate care that these patients need, with the improved patient care results that nurses deliver, lowering costs and changing the lives of patients. The goal of WOC Nurse […]

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Getting to the Root of the Problem – Modern Healthcare

February 4, 2014

Healthcare systems in impoverished areas are turning toward tackling the social conditions that lead to ill-health, but they may pay a financial penalty since payers still do not reimburse for those activities. Read the full Modern Healthcare article. Because we are committed to improving access to high quality health care in our area, we make […]

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5 Weight Loss Mistakes

January 24, 2014

If you’re on a diet but aren’t seeing the results you’d like, you might be making one of these weight loss mistakes: Crash Dieting — Reducing your daily calories to less than 1,000 may make the pounds melt away, but eating so few calories trains your metabolism to slow down. Once the crash diet is over, […]

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January Is Glaucoma Awareness Month

January 15, 2014

    January is Glaucoma Awareness Month, an important time to spread the word about the second leading cause of blindness in the world. There is no cure (yet) for glaucoma, and because there are virtually no symptoms, the best way to protect your sight from glaucoma is to get a comprehensive eye examination. Read […]

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How to Help Elderly Loved Ones Fight Depression

January 9, 2014

Older individuals suffering from depression often have severe feelings of sadness, but these feelings frequently are not acknowledged or openly shown. Sometimes, when an older person is asked if he or she is depressed, the answer is “no.” Some general clues that an older person is experiencing depression include persistent and vague complaints, help-seeking, moving […]

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