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March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Posted on March 13th, 2018 by Speare Memorial Hospital

National Dress in Blue Day is celebrated each year on the first Friday of March. The Colon Cancer Alliance first launched the National Dress in Blue Day program in 2009 to bring national attention to colon cancer and to celebrate the courage of those affected by this disease. Several members of Speare’s staff participated in National […]

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RehabFit’s Member of the Month for February – Linda Allen

Posted on February 27th, 2018 by Speare Memorial Hospital

Linda has been a member of RehabFit since October 2017! Linda has worked hard in the balance improvement class and is dedicated to exercising at RehabFit three days per week. She has made great strides in overall strength and balance! Why did you decide to join RehabFit? I joined RehabFit when it was recommended to […]

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Mary Durgin… From Charitable Support to Patient

Posted on February 12th, 2018 by Speare Memorial Hospital

“We are so fortunate to have Speare here,” says Mary Durgin. Her brother, George Durgin, felt the same. That’s why he included Speare among the charities he made provisions for in a charitable trust he established. Since his passing 16 years ago, Mary has distributed a check to Speare every year, which has helped the […]

The 2017 Speare Golf Classic

Register For Our 8 – Week Golf Conditioning Program Offered by RehabFit

Posted on February 9th, 2018 by Speare Memorial Hospital

For all levels of recreational golfers!   When: Wednesdays & Fridays:   10 – 11 am  (Starts Wednesday, March 7th thru Friday, April 27th) Where: 103 Boulder Point Drive     Community Room Pricing: RehabFit Members         $80 Non-Members                 $125        Our Golf Conditioning Program includes: Flexibility & Mobility Training Core Strengthening Large Muscle Group Training Whole Body […]

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National Wear Red Day® – Friday, February 2, 2018

Posted on February 2nd, 2018 by Speare Memorial Hospital

Go Red For Women is a movement that starts with you. Lead by example and make the time to “Know Your Numbers.” It’s knowledge that could save your life. Five numbers, that all women should know to take control of their heart health are: Total Cholesterol HDL (good) Cholesterol Blood Pressure Blood Sugar Body Mass […]

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There’s A Superhero Inside All of Us…We Just Need The Courage to Put On The Cape

Posted on January 24th, 2018 by Speare Memorial Hospital

by Lee Webster, Speare donor I’m 5’ 2”. Every time I have gone for a mammogram, I’ve managed to trip over the long gowns. I’ve usually ended up tossing it onto a chair in frustration, as it did nothing to preserve modesty and was aggravating to boot. During my last mammo, the fabulous tech helping […]

Teddy Bear Donation 2018 from Plymouth Regional High School

PRHS Operation Teddy Bear brings smiles to Speare

Posted on January 22nd, 2018 by Speare Memorial Hospital

2018 marks the third year the Plymouth Regional High School class of 2019 hosted the school’s annual ‘Operation Teddy Bear’ fundraiser. As a community service project, junior class officers sold colorful teddy bear cut-outs for one dollar each during school and special events. Students, teachers, and staff wrote names on the bears and they were […]

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Speare Volunteers Share Their Talents, Time and Compassion

Posted on January 18th, 2018 by Speare Memorial Hospital

by Chris Fenn, Student & Volunteer Services Coordinator When a long-time volunteer recently found himself requiring medical services, he was encouraged to hear the ED provider refer to him as “one of our own.” Our volunteers understand what it is like to be part of the team at Speare Memorial Hospital. Though our healthcare providers […]

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Matt & Sheila Howe… From Community Partner to Patients

Posted on January 16th, 2018 by Speare Memorial Hospital

With his wife in her final month of pregnancy with their first child, the last thing on Matt Howe’s mind that morning was his own mortality. He started his day like any other, as program director at The Plymouth House, a treatment home for those with addiction to drugs or alcohol. The Plymouth House and […]

(From L R) Alison Lovett RN, Dr. James Hanowell, Deanna Brodie LPN, Rebecca Sayre Clinical Program Director, Linda Drew, Dr. John Bentwood, Rebekah Sexton PA C, and Dr. Jim Koren Medical Director

Speare’s Wound Center Named One of Nation’s Best

Posted on January 15th, 2018 by Speare Memorial Hospital

The Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine Center at Speare has earned the prestigious Robert A. Warriner III, MD, Center of Excellence award. Centers earning this award must achieve outstanding clinical results for 24 consecutive months, including patient satisfaction rates higher than 92% and a healing rate of at least 91% in less than 31 median […]

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