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Senior Health Issues – Avoiding Infections in a Rehab Setting

By typowebsupport | July 5, 2019 |

Senior health and well-being is paramount in any institution for seniors. Among senior health issues is the topic of avoiding infection among patients, who have chosen to recuperate in any rehabilitation setting. It is imperative to choose a top star-rated rehabilitation location for yourself or a loved one, such as Brookhaven Center for Rehabilitation and…

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By typowebsupport | July 3, 2019 |

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Telehealth Nursing – News in the World of Nursing

By typowebsupport | June 26, 2019 |

The trend in 2019 is a move towards tele-practices, where doctors and other experts can assess and even treat patients remotely. This trend is seen also in senior healthcare. The use of incredibly advanced technology enables communication over a distance, while the participants can clearly see and hear each other. The same technology enables long-distance…

Speech Therapy – Noticing the Need for Speech Therapy

By typowebsupport | June 25, 2019 |

When does a senior need speech therapy? How can you become aware of the red flags that indicate that something is changing? Why is it important to give speech therapy as part of senior healthcare as soon as possible thereafter? Learn to see the need for speech therapy within the process of rehabilitation.   When…

The Gains from Senior Activities In Rehabilitation

By typowebsupport | June 19, 2019 |

Why are senior activities especially important for seniors in rehabilitation? Activities for people who are in rehab can actually aid progress, apart from the enjoyment, fun and satisfaction involved. Carefully chosen activities can facilitate the journey towards recuperation and independence. Leisure activities are important for every person at different points in their life. This is…

Senior Activities – Rebuilding People through Fun and Recreation

By typowebsupport | June 17, 2019 |

Senior activities are much more than an excuse to have fun. With careful planning and focused strategies, senior recreation activities can be an important part of rehabilitation. Planning A Fun Activity Here is a guide for family members who have a loved one in rehabilitation or, who wish to produce their own activity for a…

Activities of Daily Living – Independent Seniors

By typowebsupport | June 14, 2019 |

What are Activities of Daily Living? These are activities that an individual should be able to carry out by themselves on a daily basis in order to be considered an independently functioning person. There are variations, but mostly lists of activities of daily living (ADLs) include the following items: Bathing and toilet Controlling temperature Dressing…

Senior Safety – Preventative Physical Therapy?

By typowebsupport | June 13, 2019 |

Promoting Senior Safety An idea to promote senior safety through fall-prevention measures was born a number of years ago to students in Purdue University. The students developed an app to measure the gait of a person as they walk in everyday situations. The app has became an interesting device called SmartGait.   What is the SmartGait? It…

Happy National Nursing Assistants Week!

By typowebsupport | June 11, 2019 |

Exciting Development for Stroke Rehab – A New Device

By typowebsupport | June 7, 2019 |

Recovery from Stroke A person who suffers a stroke can expect a long road to recovery. Stroke rehab is a tale of courage and perseverance. It is one of the senior health issues of major importance. Kind words and the encouragement are needed, alongside professionalism and whatever technology can give. And technology has what to…