About Trisun Care Center – Coastal Palms Located just minutes from Corpus Christi, Trisun Care Center – Coastal Palms provides a continuum of care for those ...
What is the Gaylord Gauntlet?
The Gaylord Gauntlet 5k & Obstacle Run is held the last Sat. in June on the 500 acre campus of Gaylord Hospital in Wallingford, CT. Proceeds from this great ...
Senior Housing 101: Senior Care Types Explained
Learn about your senior housing options and how to choose the solution that is right for you.
Frozen Shoulder: How can Physical Therapy Help Loosen the Joint?
Are you dealing with a pain in your shoulder during the day and at night? Are you noticing stiffness and decreased motion in your shoulder, making it difficult to perform your daily tasks? There is a chance you may have Adhesive Capsulitis, also known as Frozen Shoulder. Adhesive capsulitis commonly affects women more than men and it usually occurs between the ages of 40-70 years old. There is no known cause why people develop frozen shoulder, but studies show that those with diabetes, stroke, or Parkinson’s may be at a higher risk. It also tends to develop in those that have had an injury to the shoulder, or during periods of immobilization. The shoulder is a ball-and-socket joint. It is made up of three bones, the humerus, scapula (shoulder), and clavicle (collar bone)…
How Specialty Certification Influences Professional Practice : Journal of Nursing Administration
Certified Nurses Day (March 19) honors nurses worldwide who contribute to better patient outcomes through board certification in their specialty. In this month’s Magnet® Perspectives column, Sharon Vanairsdale, MS, APRN, ACNS-BC, NP-C, CEN, program director for Emory University Hospital’s Serious...
Handy Checklist and Tips on How to Find a Good Assisted Living Facility
Looking for assisted living is stressful & overwhelming. We
How new-age medicine is helping MLB pitchers improve recovery time
BRADENTON, Fla. — By now, the time line for recovery from Tommy John surgery is familiar even to the casual baseball fan. It takes at least a year, usually more. It takes tedious, monotonous work on the part of the player. Alternatives exist, but until now their use among established major leaguers has been limited — if tried at all. This season could provide a referendum on two of them. One surgical procedure could cut the recovery time in half. Another treatment could help a player avoid surgery altogether. “I think it can definitely help the game,” right-hander Seth Maness, who had a modified elbow ligament surgery in August, said by phone from spring training in Arizona. “But the circumstances have to be right.” Maness had a surgery on his right elbow known…
What Does Nursing Mean to Home Care Assistance Nurses?
In light of it being National Nurses Week, we wanted to spend some time listening to the wisdom and experiences of the amazing nurses in our company. Deanne Belcher, who has been in the home care industry for over 30 … Continue reading →
To Improve Chronic Pain, Get More Sleep (Coffee Helps Too)
Research from Boston Children's Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) shows that chronic sleep loss increases pain sensitivity.
How Do I Choose The Right Adult Day Care Program?
Occasional breaks are essential not only to your emotional well-being, but to the well-being of your relationships with the person you are caring for.
Advice from Physical Therapists
In order to help you have a smooth and speedy recovery, we are sharing four post-surgery recovery tips that we know will help your body heal.