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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 [...]

Why Narrowed Arteries Can Be Dangerous

By |2019-04-01T09:05:31-04:00April 1st, 2019|Nursing|

Your coronary arteries have a very important job to do. They are in charge of carrying blood to, and from, your heart to the rest of your body. Narrowed arteries mean that their ability to do this job is compromised. Why arteries get narrowed? Narrowed coronary arteries can be the result of something [...]

The Causes Of Dizziness In Adults

By |2019-02-18T07:59:28-04:00February 18th, 2019|Nursing|

Dizziness is a common symptom associated with many conditions. Because of this, there are many potential causes of dizziness. Dizziness is often simply a result of vertigo, in which case, it is generally benign. That is, it is not dangerous or something to excessively worry about. Many people think dizziness and vertigo are the [...]

Patients Are Treated With Dignity – Director of Admissions

By |2019-02-05T09:44:41-04:00February 4th, 2019|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 families ask most often before [...]

How to Find the Best Nursing Home in Your Local Area

By |2019-01-15T13:19:28-04:00January 15th, 2019|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 possible nursing home in your [...]

Influenza in Seniors: Advice for Family and Caregivers

By |2018-10-08T09:45:38-04:00October 8th, 2018|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 great, especially true if the [...]