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Jamie Chebra on the Importance of EMS

Director of EMS at JFK Medical Center Jamie Chebra sat with Joanna Gagis on “Life & Living” to discuss the importance of ambulatory care.

Chebra believes that everyone should trust Emergency Medical Services to provide them with rapid and efficient treatment prior to arriving at the hospital.

“Basically, we are bringing the emergency department to you,” he states. “You have the advantage of staying right where you are and allowing us to bring all of that care to you.”

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Lizzy Straus on CareOne

CareOne Executive Vice President Lizzy Straus sat with Joanna Gagis on “Life & Living” to discuss their ability to serve those who struggle with diseases like Alzheimer’s and Dementia.

“We’ve used a lot of research to really level our patients and create neighborhoods,” Straus says. She explains that there are different stages of Alzheimer’s and Dementia. Based on the needs and the stage, there are different activities and programs that would best work for the resident.

CareOne, a friend of #HipNJ, has developed a reputation as a premier health care company and assisted living community due to their commitment to best clinical practices, strong management standards and resident quality of life.

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Kirk Charles on Staying Healthy

Certified personal trainer Kirk Charles sat with Joanna Gagis on “A Life & Living Moment” to offer tips and tools to stay healthy.

“I believe we should all be eating predominantly plant food,” Charles says. The type of plant food best for you is determined by what part of the world you’re from.  “The best ratio for you,” Charles concludes, “would be 90-95% plant and maybe 5% meat products.”

Kirk Charles is a Master Trainer at the New York Sports Club. He is also the author of “Live in the Power Zone” and has written more than 50 nationally published articles. For more than ten years, he has given presentations on enhancing personal performance and business development.
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