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Skin Infections in Adults and Seniors

By |2019-07-15T02:31:40-04:00July 15th, 2019|Rehabilitation|

Skin infections are an unfortunate malady that may accompany aging. Once infections set in, they can be quite painful and difficult to control. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to help avoid skin infections in the first place — and encourage them to heal quickly. What are skin infections — and what causes [...]

Facts About Loss of Strength in the Elderly

By |2019-06-24T10:19:52-04:00June 24th, 2019|Rehabilitation|

A loss of strength and muscle mass (also known as sarcopenia) is one of the main factors that lead to frailty in senior citizens. Although the symptoms usually appear only after the age of 65, the process, as a matter of fact, already starts when we enter our thirties and our muscle functioning begins [...]

Sleep Remedies for Older Adults

By |2019-06-16T20:19:01-04:00June 16th, 2019|Rehabilitation|

Does someone in your family suffer from interrupted sleep? Sleep is critical to a person’s health and well-being. If your loved one finds they’re sleeping poorly or not at all, their health and mental wellbeing can take a real hit. Fortunately, there are a few effective sleep remedies out there you can try. What [...]

How Psychological Therapies Help Patients With Neurological Disorders

By |2019-07-01T12:23:55-04:00April 14th, 2019|Rehabilitation|

Psychological therapies can be combined with medicinal treatments. Doing so means that patients with neurological disorders will receive the comprehensive care they need. There are many visible changes that take place as we get older. Graying hair and stiff joints may be worrisome but they are not the greatest health challenge seniors face. The [...]

5 Ways To Live Longer With Heart Disease

By |2019-03-18T12:13:25-04:00March 18th, 2019|Rehabilitation|

Heart disease is an umbrella term for conditions affecting the function and structure of the heart. Most common among these is coronary heart disease. More than 11 percent of adults in America have heart disease so it’s a relatively common diagnosis. Left unchecked, cardiovascular diseases are life-threatening. In fact, more than 600,000 people in [...]

Oxygen Therapy Benefits For Adults And Seniors

By |2019-03-03T14:32:31-04:00March 3rd, 2019|Rehabilitation|

Breathing in oxygen is such a vital part of our lives, yet we do so without even realizing it. However, there are times when patients struggle to take in enough oxygen from the air. In these instances, they may be prescribed oxygen therapy which has many benefits. It is commonly used to treat many [...]

The Importance of Nutrition for Seniors

By |2019-01-02T09:19:42-04:00January 2nd, 2019|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 this article, we're going to [...]

How Inpatient Rehab Can Aid Recovery

By |2018-12-17T05:48:52-04:00December 17th, 2018|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 care with a specialized team [...]

3 Mistakes to Avoid When Managing Hypertension

By |2018-12-03T09:12:43-04:00December 3rd, 2018|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 is a narrowing of the [...]

The Cardiac Diet: Prolong Life After a Heart Attack

By |2018-11-18T17:10:28-04:00November 18th, 2018|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 focus on is changing your [...]