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5 Ways To Live Longer With Heart Disease

By |March 18th, 2019|Categories: Rehabilitation|

Heart disease is an umbrella term for conditions affecting the function and structure of the heart. Most common among these is coronary heart disease. More than 11 percent of adults in America have heart disease so it’s a relatively common diagnosis. Left unchecked, cardiovascular diseases are life-threatening. In fact, [...]

Oxygen Therapy Benefits For Adults And Seniors

By |March 3rd, 2019|Categories: Rehabilitation|

Breathing in oxygen is such a vital part of our lives, yet we do so without even realizing it. However, there are times when patients struggle to take in enough oxygen from the air. In these instances, they may be prescribed oxygen therapy which has many benefits. It is [...]

The Causes Of Dizziness In Adults

By |February 18th, 2019|Categories: Nursing|

Dizziness is a common symptom associated with many conditions. Because of this, there are many potential causes of dizziness. Dizziness is often simply a result of vertigo, in which case, it is generally benign. That is, it is not dangerous or something to excessively worry about. Many people think [...]

Patients Are Treated With Dignity – Director of Admissions

By |February 4th, 2019|Categories: Nursing|

Director of Admissions, Malke Safran, is Brooklyn born and bred. Malke holds a B.Sc. and a Master’s degree in healthcare management policy from The New School. She’s been at Haym Salomon Home for Nursing & Rehabilitation since 2003. Here, she talks about the admissions procedure. What are the questions [...]

How to Find the Best Nursing Home in Your Local Area

By |January 15th, 2019|Categories: Nursing|

Making a decision to move you or a loved one into a nursing home or elderly care facility can be a tough one - but it's often the right choice to make. However, it's also important that you take a lot of care and attention finding the absolute best [...]

The Importance of Nutrition for Seniors

By |January 2nd, 2019|Categories: Rehabilitation|

If you've been thinking about nutrition for seniors you're in the right place. It's an important subject - and one you need to take seriously. Whether you're a senior yourself or care about someone you know, diet makes a huge difference to your quality of life. That's why in [...]

How Inpatient Rehab Can Aid Recovery

By |December 17th, 2018|Categories: Rehabilitation|

The journey to recovery after illness, injury, or a medical event is an important one. You may be learning to adapt and adjust to physical changes to your body, and how you think and feel about events. Recovery can take time, commitment, and resilience. Spending time in inpatient rehab [...]

3 Mistakes to Avoid When Managing Hypertension

By |December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Rehabilitation|

If left uncontrolled, hypertension can lead to a heart attack, stroke or even heart failure. It’s therefore important to receive a diagnosis and begin managing hypertension as quickly as possible. Otherwise known as high blood pressure, hypertension is a common condition affecting many people as they age. When there [...]

The Cardiac Diet: Prolong Life After a Heart Attack

By |November 18th, 2018|Categories: Rehabilitation|

After a heart attack, life can seem pretty daunting. Getting back into a routine is a priority, and this usually includes having to make huge lifestyle changes. There are medicines to take, exercises to do, maybe you have to quit smoking. However, one of the most important things to [...]

Prevent COPD Flare-Up with These Rules

By |November 5th, 2018|Categories: Rehabilitation|

COPD stands for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, it's a challenging respiratory condition. COPD is relatively common and is linked to several external factors including passive cigarette smoke. When the condition worsens, it is referred to as an 'Exacerbation' or a COPD flare-up. This is a very serious condition, and [...]