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Recent News

CMS Announces Updates to CMS Nursing Home Compare Website
Reviewed August 2016
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) updated the popular Nursing Home Compare Five-Star Quality Ratings to incorporate new measures, giving families more information at their fingertips to help them make important decisions about care.

Register to Vote at RIC September 8, 2016
Reviewed August 2016
Equip for Equality will host a voter registration event at RIC on Thursday, September 8, 2016 from 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM in the First Floor Lobby.

Wheelchair Skills and Maintenance Workshop
Event Date: Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Tune up your wheelchair skills and get assistance with basic wheelchair maintenance.

Extreme Heat - Resources and Precautions from the CDC and Chicagoland Cooling Centers
Reviewed July 2016
Baby, it’s hot outside!

Aphasia Classes for Summer/Fall 2016 at RIC
Reviewed June 2016
The classes run from July 14 through October 13, 2016 (14 weeks)

Recent Resources

RIC Peer Mentor Program - Video Chat
Reviewed August 2016
This video describes the RIC LIFE Center peer mentor program.

Dysphagia: Diet - Ground/Mechanical Soft Diet with Honey-Thick Liquids (download)
Reviewed August 2016

Dysphagia: Diet - Soft Diet with Thin Liquids (download)
Reviewed August 2016

Dysphagia: Diet - Ground/Mechanical Soft Diet with Nectar-Thick Liquids (download)
Reviewed August 2016

Dysphagia: Diet - Pureed Diet with Honey-Thick Liquids (download)
Reviewed August 2016

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