NEWS AND EVENTS

A Vision to Safe Weight Loss by Seniors

By typowebsupport | August 28, 2019 |

As a senior, you are probably among the many who would like to live a healthier senior lifestyle. You hear about ways to promote good circulation, ways to keep the weight off, and the importance of exercising regularly. So what do you do when you want to live more healthily? You might: Read articles on…

Seniors, Circulation and Salubrious Sustenance

By typowebsupport | August 27, 2019 |

Or: Foods That Can Help with Circulation and Why You Need It Seniors who want to improve their circulation might wish to do so because they are in rehabilitation after a stroke event (CVA), heart attack or heart surgery. Alternatively, they may be in post-hospitalization following vascular surgery, or working on controlling their diabetes. The…

Managing Stress in Senior Healthcare Caregivers

By typowebsupport | August 23, 2019 |

If you are the caregiver to a family member or client, you know that a lot depends on you. There are many facets to managing caregiver stress in senior healthcare. There may be emotional demands, practical issues, medical dilemmas and other things that could get you run down. Even if your senior-aged loved one is…

Accurate Patient ID in Senior Healthcare

By typowebsupport | August 21, 2019 |

Many senior patients who leave the hospital, stop by a post-hospitalization care center on the way home. The patient needs excellent senior healthcare while they are in post-acute rehab on a residential basis. The staff have a great responsibility to identify a patient correctly and continue the senior healthcare from where the patient left off,…

Hearing Impediments in a Senior in Rehab

By typowebsupport | August 16, 2019 |

Hearing Loss Affects Seniors in Rehabilitation Hearing loss and impeded hearing is one of the top three senior complaints. Senior health issues in seniors with a hearing impediment may be complex. When a senior is a visitor or a resident in a rehabilitation center, there are additional factors to be taken into account.   Patients…

Senior Activities for Patients in Rehab

By typowebsupport | August 15, 2019 |

Senior activities for patients in rehab can be major fun! Activities that give us something to talk about and remember are especially valuable. Patients in rehab are sometimes immobilized by their medical condition or by the doctors’ orders and cumbersome equipment. Yet, there is an atmosphere of being ‘foot loose and fancy free’ in the…

Early Detection of Alzheimer’s by Blood Test

By typowebsupport | August 7, 2019 |

Regular citizens, assisted living facilities, nursing homes, and medical people at all levels, wish there would be a simple way to perform tests for early detection of Alzheimer’s disease. If your loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, it means there will be challenges in store for him. What does it mean for you? Are…

Avoiding Second Stroke – Watch Your Blood Pressure

By typowebsupport | August 6, 2019 |

New research underlines the importance of taking your blood pressure medicine to avoid a second stroke. Stroke risk is one of the most pressing senior health issues. HealthDay News reported on July 29, 2019, on a study that found the risk of having a second stroke was reduced by about 20% when blood pressure was…

The Advantages of Senior Inpatient Rehab

By typowebsupport | August 1, 2019 |

Let’s look at the advantages of senior inpatient rehab. In an inpatient rehab care program, such as is provided at Brookhaven Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare, a patient stays at the rehab facility. Length of stay depends on the condition needing care. Ideally, following assessment of the condition by the staff, the patient remains in…

Letter We Received From A Resident’s Family

By typowebsupport | July 31, 2019 |