It’s Thyroid Awareness Month!

The thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped gland located at the base of the neck. Although relatively small, the thyroid plays a huge role in the body, influencing the function of many important organs, including the heart, brain, liver, kidneys, and skin. Talk with your healthcare provider about whether your thyroid is healthy and functioning properly.

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Innovation – Smart Shoes to Help Seniors in Rehab

smart shoes to help seniors

It would be so nice to have smart shoes to help seniors. As technology advances, we have smart ‘everythings’. These innovations range from smart toothbrushes  to smart clothing. There is more to life than fun and games. That is one possible response to news from Brilliant Sole, a leader in developing smart shoes for virtual reality…

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Honoring National Blood Donor Month

Donating blood saves many lives and improves health for many people. According to the World Health Organization, “blood is the most precious gift that anyone can give to another person — the gift of life. A decision to donate your blood can save a life, or even several if your blood is separated into its…

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Aging Gracefully: National Celebration of Life Week

National Celebration of Life Week

Well, the new year has rolled in. To some of us, it means facing new obligations that we put off dealing with last year. To others the start of a new year is typified by trying to remember to write the correct year when writing a check! And then, there is National Celebration of Life…

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Wound Care Rehab for Seniors: Wounds and Tears in Delicate Skin

Wound care rehab for seniors can be caused by band aids

When discussing wound care rehab for seniors we need to look at it from several angles. Firstly, what caused the wound? Secondly, if the wound was caused by a disease, is the disease being taken care of effectively? Thirdly, what can we do to prevent similar wounds in the future? Causes of Wounds in Seniors…

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Royal Suites January Calendar!

Our January Calendar is out! Read what each floor will be doing this month! Read/Print the First Floor January Calendar Read/Print the Second Floor January Calendar Read/Print the Third Floor January Calendar

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Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) are Common in Seniors

The most common infection acquired by seniors is a urinary tract infection (UTI). Escherichia coli (E coli) is the most common bacteria that causes UTI in seniors older than 65 years. UTI can be a mild self limiting illness to severe sepsis (blood poisoning), with a mortality rate of 20-40%. The risk of sepsis and…

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Happy Holidays !!!

May your holidays sparkle with moments of love, laughter, and goodwill, and may the year ahead be full of contentment and joy. Warmest wishes for a wonderful holiday!

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Enjoy the Holidays but Stay Safe and Healthy

The holiday season is about to open with Hanukah, Christmas and the New Year. This is a great time to enjoy the festivities with family and friends. However, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued safety warnings to watch out for too much snacking, gaining weight, overeating and binge drinking. Tips to…

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