News & Events

Glaucoma Awareness Month

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, an important time to spread the word about this sight-stealing disease What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that gradually steal sight without warning. Vision loss is caused by damage to the optic nerve....

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See What Our Caregivers Have to Say!

Gene, caregiver & husband of a current PACE Participant said this... What was life like as a Caregiver prior to enrolling into PACE?  Oh, it was rough. We had a whole lot of depression, just watching go through it. Day to day prior to PACE, we were in a routine....

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PACE of the Southern Piedmont Welcomes Dr. William Long

Please join PACE of the Southern Piedmont in welcoming our new Medical Director, Dr. William long.  Dr. Long comes to PACE with over 30 years of medical practice in the Charlotte community and longstanding relationships with the medical community.  Dr. Long has many...

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Health Tips: Diabetic Foot Care

by Paula Gingles, AGNP Over time, diabetes can lead to various complications. Foot ulcers are a common complication of diabetes that can turn into a serious health issue and become life-threatening if not addressed promptly. In a person with diabetes, these ulcers can...

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Why PACE Works

by Victor Hirth, MD, MHA, Judith Baskins, RN, and Maureen Dever-Bumba, MSN, DrPH(c) PACE is a very logical approach to health care, offering all Medicare and Medicaid services through a single point of delivery targeted to frail elderly with a host of chronic care...

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Ms. Robinson’s Gift

Virginia Robinson, a participant at PACE of the Southern Piedmont (POSP), loves living independently in a Senior Apartment in Kannapolis, NC.  When asked, Ms. Robinson will tell anyone about how she is thankful to be a part of the PACE   Program, as POSP always...

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2017 NC PACE Conference Highlights

This year’s North Carolina Pace Association’s Educational Conference was hosted in Durham, NC. We spent 2 days filled with learning from other PACE organizations about how to increase awareness, and celebrating our successes as we raised the bar in leading PACE as a...

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Please Welcome our New Medical Director

  PACE of the Southern Piedmont Welcome Dr. Rafael Miranda Dr. Miranda is from San Juan, Puerto Rico and has called Charlotte, NC, home for overten years.  He became interested in medicine as a young boy because he loved science. He has a strong desire to help...

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Arden’s Story-A Testament to PACE

Arden Shaffer, 64 year old mother and grandmother, is currently enrolled in PACE of the Southern Piedmont.  On any given day, one can find Arden proudly wearing her Ambassador’s badge, and participating in an array of activities, promoting the overall wellbeing of her...

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Governor Proclaims September PACE Month in NC

Breaking news! Governor Pat McCrory declares September as PACE Month in North Carolina Governor commends the observance of PACE Month to "all citizens." Recognizing the importance of PACE to the state's frail elderly, Governor Pat McCrory proclaims the month of...

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Senator Joel Ford Visits PACE of the Southern Piedmont

State Sen. Joel Ford (D-District 38) visited  PACE of the Southern Piedmont (PACE SP) in Charlotte, NC, on May 2 for a tour and to attend a round table discussion with program leaders, board members, participants and caregivers. During the round table discussion, the...

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