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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 [...]

Longevity Secrets: Simple and Easy Ways

By |October 23rd, 2018|Categories: Rehabilitation|

Did you know that the average life expectancy for people in the US has pretty much doubled in the past 100 years? Right now, everybody is living longer. What are the secrets of longevity?People are living to be 100, 103, 105 – and still enjoying life! Many are highly active [...]

Influenza in Seniors: Advice for Family and Caregivers

By |October 8th, 2018|Categories: Nursing|

The onset of winter with its colder weather brings with it the risk of influenza in seniors. Flu symptoms start like the common cold. It is characterized by a sore throat, a blocked or runny nose, and a cough. However, the potential for fatality from flu in seniors is [...]

Depression In Seniors: Symptoms and Treatment

By |September 10th, 2018|Categories: Rehabilitation|

Depression in seniors, as with all people, doesn’t always need relate to a major mishap or life change, (these can, however, be triggers). Rather, depression is a state of mind during which an individual is troubled by feelings such as hopelessness, sadness, and fatigue, and often without any tangible [...]

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