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How Dementia Affects Speech And Language

By |September 10th, 2019|Categories: Rehabilitation|

It is well known that dementia affects speech and language. Indeed, one of the symptoms of dementia may be communication problems. The condition can develop slowly or be brought on, for instance, by a stroke. Dementia is not a normal part of ageing, or inevitable as we grow older, but [...]

Four Common Types of Senior Living Options

By |September 2nd, 2019|Categories: Nursing|

Nowadays, there are several types of senior living options for the elderly. Each facility offers a different level of daily medical care, which will be one of the main factors to keep into consideration. A second factor that you will also have to consider is your income. The thought [...]

Daily Leisure Activities In Nursing Homes

By |August 26th, 2019|Categories: Nursing|

Keeping the mind and body active is important at any stage of life. As we age, finding ways to do that can become a little more difficult. Our bodies change and we may be unable to take part in sports and other physical activities. Our social circles can shrink [...]

How to Care For Diabetic Foot Ulcers

By |August 19th, 2019|Categories: Nursing|

Diabetes can lead to a large number of other health problems, one of which is diabetic foot ulcers. Elderly people, in particular, who suffer from diabetes are, for instance, many times troubled by foot ulcers. As these sores can result in the amputation of lower limbs, it is crucial [...]

What You Should Know About Coronary Artery Disease

By |August 5th, 2019|Categories: Nursing|

Coronary artery disease is one of the leading causes of death in both men and women. This disease affects over 16 million American citizens. Moreover, the American Heart Association has stated that a heart attack occurs every 40 seconds in the country. In this article, we look at what [...]

We Provide Exceptional Subacute Care – Nursing Director

By |July 24th, 2019|Categories: Nursing|

Veronica Jack, Director of Nursing at Haym Salomon Home, has a background in cardiac and critical care, long-term care and education, and has 17 years’ experience in intensive care units. Here she talks about subacute nursing care at Haym Salomon Home for Nursing & Rehabilitation which provides exceptional care [...]

Skin Infections in Adults and Seniors

By |July 15th, 2019|Categories: Rehabilitation|

Skin infections are an unfortunate malady that may accompany aging. Once infections set in, they can be quite painful and difficult to control. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to help avoid skin infections in the first place — and encourage them to heal quickly. What are skin [...]

How To Prevent Blood Pressure Changes

By |July 8th, 2019|Categories: Nursing|

Maintaining consistent blood pressure is hugely important for our bodies. As you will see below, high or low blood pressure can have an adverse effect on our health and well being. This is why it is advisable to try and avoid blood pressure fluctuations. The ideal blood pressure is approximately [...]

How To Protect Yourself From Heatstroke

By |July 1st, 2019|Categories: Nursing|

If you would like to protect yourself from heatstroke, you must know the symptoms and ways to avoid this condition. Also referred to as heatstroke, sunstroke is a serious condition that results from overexposure to the sun or heat. Not all heatstroke is a result of the sun. Heatstroke can [...]

Facts About Loss of Strength in the Elderly

By |June 24th, 2019|Categories: Rehabilitation|

A loss of strength and muscle mass (also known as sarcopenia) is one of the main factors that lead to frailty in senior citizens. Although the symptoms usually appear only after the age of 65, the process, as a matter of fact, already starts when we enter our thirties [...]