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Why It’s So Hard to Manage Infections

By |2020-03-30T10:02:33-04:00March 30th, 2020|Nursing|

It is obvious that managing infections can be really hard, but why and what makes them that difficult? Examples of infections include the common cold, polio, influenza, and of course COVID-19. It is vital that during these uncertain times, people understand how to manage infections, and the difficulties that arise. It is not a [...]

Reverse Rheumatoid Arthritis with 4 Proven Ways

By |2020-03-23T09:27:09-04:00March 23rd, 2020|Nursing|

Rheumatoid arthritis is not uncommon in elderly people but it’s possible to slow its progress or reverse it. A chronic disease, rheumatoid arthritis can cause joint and muscle pains which come and go in an unpredictable way. One day you can feel fine and the next you can feel severe pain in your joints or [...]

Six Steps to Boost Your Immune System That Work

By |2020-03-16T06:44:01-04:00March 16th, 2020|Nursing|

Your immune system protects your health and defends you against disease-causing microorganisms and invading pathogens, including viruses. It’s not a single entity but consists of many biological processes and requires balance and harmony to function well.There are a number of things you can do in practice to give your body the best chance of fighting [...]

Nursing Home vs Assisted Living – What’s Best

By |2020-02-17T12:27:38-05:00February 17th, 2020|Nursing|

Choosing between nursing homes vs assisted living accommodation for the elderly can be confusing. You may find yourself questioning the safety, quality of life, and services offered in both the settings.While both facilities offer medication management, safe housing, entertainment opportunities, and daily meals, there are important differences too. Here’s a breakdown of the typical features [...]

Six Tips For Helping Dementia Patients

By |2020-02-10T12:58:24-05:00February 10th, 2020|Nursing|

Helping Dementia Patients can be a difficult task. Behavior changes, memory problems, extreme irritability, and even aggression are symptoms of this disease. So, it’s absolutely crucial that these patients get dementia care or people caring for them learn to manage the symptoms.Haym Salomon Home for Nursing & Rehabilitation in Brooklyn welcomes dementia patients, and treats [...]

Who Qualifies For Long-Term Care?

By |2020-01-13T11:58:25-05:00January 13th, 2020|Nursing|

Finding the right long-term nursing care can be a stressful and emotional experience, and a seemingly daunting task. There will be many considerations to weigh up when arranging the best quality of care in the right setting. Foremost among these will be where the care takes place, and what your insurance covers. What are the [...]

End-Stage Kidney Failure: Care and Treatment

By |2020-01-02T09:32:47-05:00December 30th, 2019|Nursing|

If a patient’s kidneys begin to fail, renal failure treatment is required immediately. Excessive exposure to toxins, including alcohol, some medications, or poisons in the environment can all cause kidney failure. So can certain diseases, severe dehydration, and physical damage to the organs. The symptoms of kidney failure vary depending on the stage of [...]

How Much Does It Cost To Stay In A Nursing Home?

By |2020-01-06T15:16:55-05:00November 25th, 2019|Nursing|

The cost of staying in a nursing home is a concern especially for those aged over 65, and their families. We spend a large portion of our lives earning money, spending money and worrying about money. The big-ticket items usually include education, housing and medical care, including convalescent care or skilled nursing care. As [...]

How Long Do People Stay In Nursing Homes?

By |2020-01-06T15:34:37-05:00November 18th, 2019|Nursing|

The length of time people stay in a nursing home will obviously vary from person to person. Many people over 65 are likely to spend several months or even years receiving full-time care in a nursing home. Age, gender, your net worth and marital status have all been identified as factors determining length of stay. [...]

What Is Long-Term Nursing Care

By |2020-01-06T15:34:07-05:00October 28th, 2019|Nursing|

At some point in our lives many of us will require long-term nursing care in a nursing home. So, it’s a good idea for you and your loved ones to be well-informed about what this entails. However, it’s important to understand that not all people requiring care in nursing homes are the very elderly. [...]