mental health
18Sep

Ways to Boost Mental Health and Wellbeing

Mental health is a key factor in a person’s overall health and wellbeing – without a positive mentality, you cannot be truly healthy. According to the WHO (World Health Organization), mental health is defined as a state of well-being in which every individual realizes his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses

fresh foods
18Sep

Anti-Inflammatory Spices for Psoriatic Arthritis

Psoriatic arthritis (PA) is a form of arthritis that affects some people that have the skin condition psoriasis – a condition resulting in red patches of skin topped with silvery scales. Joint pain, stiffness and swelling are the main symptoms of PA, and are caused by a hyperactive immune system that creates inflammation in the

fresh food
18Sep

Diabetes Prevention and 4 Ways to Reduce Your Risk

Diabetes is a condition that affects over 30 million Americans. When uncontrolled, diabetes can lead to severe complications such as: blindness, kidney failure, and heart disease. Certain risk factors (age, genetics, past behaviors) cannot be changed; however, there are some actions you can take now to reduce your risks in an effort to prevent diabetes.

fruit salad with glucose meter
18Sep

Food to Eat to Help Prevent Diabetes

At Mac’s LTC Pharmacy Solutions, we pride ourselves on improving the health of our community partners’ residents, but we also aim to educate clients before their health declines. We offer the communities we partner with education services for their residents and also their staff. It is important to be well-educated on proper medication administration, pharmacy

man sneezing into tissue
18Sep

How to Prepare for Allergy Season with Mac’s LTC

  As the days warm up, you are more likely to want to spend your time in the outdoors. The springtime brings colorful flowers, sun shining days, and unfortunately, pollen and similar irritants. If you are an older adult with a chronic ailment, you are more susceptible to allergies in the spring. Fortunately, Mac’s LTC

medication
18Sep

How to Make Your MedPass More Efficient

Medication administration time, which is commonly referred to as a med pass, at any long-term care facility can be a challenging time. No matter how seasoned the nurses and staff is, many moving pieces can complicate the situation including multiple medications per resident, illegible instructions, emergencies, new orders, and family interruptions. All of these scenarios