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Acute Respiratory Failure In The Elderly

By |July 2nd, 2018|Categories: Rehabilitation|

Acute respiratory failure, as the name suggests, is a potentially life-threatening condition requiring professional treatment and management. It’s not uncommon in frail or elderly people. Acute respiratory failure is basically a failure of the respiratory system, meaning that you have huge difficulty breathing. The condition is often dealt with [...]

Heart Failure in the Elderly: Symptoms, Causes, Rehabilitation

By |June 19th, 2018|Categories: Rehabilitation|

Heart failure is a worrying condition in any individual, and particularly so when the person with heart failure is elderly. A cardiovascular condition, heart failure, or HF, occurs when a person’s heart is not able to pump an adequate supply of blood through their body. The condition develops over [...]

Nurse Practitioner: “We Look for Positive Strengths in the Resident”

By |May 21st, 2018|Categories: Nursing, Rehabilitation|

My name is Azza Izzat. I have been a nurse for 37 years now. I got my doctorate to enhance my role as a nurse in general. I have been working at Haym Salomon as a nurse practitioner for the past 14 years, covering for physicians, communicating with families, educating [...]

How to handle dementia behaviors

By |May 14th, 2018|Categories: Nursing, Rehabilitation|

Dementia is an incurable brain disease that gets progressively worse, so caregivers need to know how to handle dementia behaviors. These behaviors vary from one individual to the next and depend on the stage of the disease. There is, therefore, no single correct approach for caregivers to manage dementia [...]

Director of Social Services Rimma Geyman: “Always on the side of residents”

By |April 30th, 2018|Categories: Nursing, Rehabilitation|

We recently heard from a family member of one of your patients that “social workers are amazing” at this facility. It would be good to learn how you work and achieve patient-centered communication standards with your residents and their families. What do social workers do at Haym Salomon? A [...]

How to Manage Arthritis Pain in Elderly People

By |April 25th, 2018|Categories: Rehabilitation|

Arthritis pain is common in elderly people and tends to afflict women more than men. Arthritis occurs when cartilage around bone ends wears away, causing bones to rub together. While there are more than 100 types of arthritis, they all involve inflammation or stiffness of the joints. Osteoarthritis, gout and [...]

Pneumonia in the Elderly: What To Do

By |March 28th, 2018|Categories: Rehabilitation|

Pneumonia in the elderly can be life-threatening. It’s a lung disease caused by viruses, bacteria or fungi. Elderly people tend to have weakened immune systems or health problems, so they are particularly at risk from the disease. Elderly people recovering from surgery are another risk category. They tend [...]

Skilled Nursing Services – Providing the Best Care

By |February 15th, 2018|Categories: Nursing|

When you want exceptional and skilled nursing care, Haym Salomon has you covered. We’re proud to announce that we have trained staff to provide skilled nursing services. They all are licensed and have years of experience, which has provided them the competence they need for the job. We also provide [...]

How to prevent falls in older adults?

By |December 14th, 2017|Categories: Rehabilitation|

If we could prevent falls in older adults, we could significantly improve their quality of life and avoid hospitalization. Fortunately, there are ways to prevent them. When an elderly person falls, it can be serious. They can bruise themselves or break bones. And recovery from such injuries can [...]

Director of Rehabilitation Brian Rubiano Advocates Innovative Rehab Techniques

By |November 26th, 2017|Categories: Rehabilitation|

What is your role as Director of Rehabilitation at Haym Salomon Home?I wear a lot of hats. First and foremost I’m a clinician. I’m an occupational therapist by profession. I also went to grad school for healthcare administration. As aRehabilitation Director, you have to understand all facets of this profession and [...]