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Preventive Care For The Aging Costa Mesa Senior Center - Healthcare

Nurse in Residence
Cheryl Lowes, R.N., P.H.N.
(949) 645-2356 ext. 18

When:
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Health Screening
Preventative Health Care For The Aging (PHCA) is a community health assessment program for adults. Those over the age of 60 can receive basic health screenings, health maintenance counseling and follow-up for clients with special needs and health problems. No medical treatment is provided. If treatment is required, referrals and coordination of care with providers is made available.

Screenings include:
     Health History
     Nutrition History
     Blood Pressure
     Vision Screening
     Hearing Test
     Skin Examination
     Oral/Dental Examination
     Hemoglobin and Blood Sugar Testing
     Height/Weight
     Urine Screening
     Colo-Rectal Screening
     Cholesterol Screening
     Nutritional Counseling
     Medication Counseling and breast self-examination

Registered nurses (R.N.s) who are certified in public health conduct the medical screenings and provide health and nutritional counseling. Health education lectures are provided on such topics as:
    Diabetes
    Nutrition
    Heart disease
    Fall prevention
    Medication management




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