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How to Care For Diabetic Foot Ulcers

By |2019-08-19T16:11:06-04:00August 19th, 2019|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 to ensure that you are [...]

What You Should Know About Coronary Artery Disease

By |2019-08-16T16:45:39-04:00August 5th, 2019|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 this disease is and how [...]

We Provide Exceptional Subacute Care – Nursing Director

By |2019-07-24T10:02:03-04:00July 24th, 2019|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 and is the only such [...]

How To Prevent Blood Pressure Changes

By |2019-07-05T14:02:08-04:00July 8th, 2019|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 120/80mmHg (this can vary depending [...]

How To Protect Yourself From Heatstroke

By |2019-07-01T07:56:28-04:00July 1st, 2019|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 occur because you’ve become too [...]

A Quick Guide to Irregular Heartbeats in Seniors

By |2019-05-27T02:04:29-04:00May 27th, 2019|Nursing|

Although irregular heartbeats amongst the elderly is quite common, it is still unnerving. In some instances a racing or fluttering heart do not pose any risk. Though, in some instances it can be life-threatening and so it is always best to speak to an experienced medical professional. Different types of irregular heartbeats In [...]

Overcoming Spring Allergies

By |2019-05-19T19:26:03-04:00May 19th, 2019|Nursing|

Now that we’re a few weeks into spring, lots of you will be rejoicing to see more green foliage and those bursts of colour. But for some unfortunate people, the advent of spring isn’t such a joyous time thanks to spring allergies. If you’ve never had chronic seasonal allergies, it’s hard to describe just [...]

Sleeplessness and Health: How to Avoid Missing Sleep

By |2019-05-12T21:35:45-04:00May 12th, 2019|Nursing|

Did you know that sleeplessness can seriously affect your health? We all need a certain amount of sleep each night to wake up feeling refreshed, revitalized, and ready for the day ahead. However, the truth is that one third of American adults do not get enough sleep. Stress, a hectic lifestyle, computers and smartphones [...]

Causes Of Anemia In Adults And Seniors

By |2019-04-29T07:08:04-04:00April 29th, 2019|Nursing|

There are numerous causes of anemia, although aging is not one of them, it’s a very common condition seen in adults and seniors. Red blood cells are vital to our wellbeing. They contain an iron-rich protein called hemoglobin which carries oxygen from your lungs all around your body. Anemia occurs when the number of [...]