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New to Medicare: an educational program to help people entering Medicare for the first time

The New to Medicare program is an educational program to help people entering Medicare for the first time to better understand this comprehensive healthcare program. It will include an overall view of Medicare including hospital care, physician and lab work and prescription drug coverage. It is important to get a basic understanding of the program. Representatives from the Carbon County Area Agency on Aging will provide a general introduction to Medicare, which includes Medicare Parts A, B & C; Medicare supplemental...

Know Bones About It: What women need to know about bone density and bone health

Bones play many roles in the body. They support us and allow us to move. They protect our brain, heart, and other organs from injury. They also store minerals such as calcium and phosphorous. Bone density or bone mineral density (BMD) is the amount of mineral matter in a bone per centimeter square.  When your bone mineral density is low your bones will become weak and likely to develop bone diseases such as osteomalacia and in severe cases osteoporosis. The...
  • Hospital Locations

    St Luke's Gnaden Huetten Campus and St. Luke's Palmerton Campus provide a wide array of quality, health care services.

    St Luke's Palmerton Campus

    135 Lafayette Avenue Palmerton, PA 18071
    610-826-3141

    St. Luke's Gnaden Huetten Campus

    2ll North 12 th Street Lehighton, PA 18235
    610-377-1300