How to Help Wounds Heal Faster

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

The elderly usually already battle with existing health problems, like diabetes, which could mean that a wound does not heal as fast. In addition, they also have fragile skin, which makes the wound healing processes slower as well. Scrapes, cuts, burns and pressure wounds are a couple of the [...]

Common Causes And Signs Of Shortness Of Breath

By |October 7th, 2019|Categories: Nursing|

Have you ever experienced shortness of breath while you were going for a long run or climbing some steep stairs? This is completely normal after intense exercise, or when you’re doing physical activity your body isn’t accustomed to. However, many patients have a sensation of not being able to [...]

Why Is Proper Wound Care in a Nursing Home Crucial?

By |September 23rd, 2019|Categories: Nursing|

Proper wound care in a nursing home is key! As the elderly have a fragile skin, their wounds typically take longer to heal. In some instances, their skin’s reduced ability to regenerate as quickly as it used to can also cause chronic wounds. At Haym Salomon Home for Nursing [...]

Therapies At Cardiac Rehabilitation Centers

By |September 16th, 2019|Categories: Rehabilitation|

Cardiac rehabilitation centers play an important part in the lives of patients who’ve had a heart attack. Heart failure or surgery can be a scary experience. You and your loved ones should get as much information as you can to find out what cardiac rehab involves. Cardiac rehabilitation won’t [...]

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 [...]

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