Located 10 minutes from downtown Austin, Riverside Nursing & Rehab Center strives to make our facility feel more like home whether a patient is with us for a...
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.
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...
Exercise Programs for Seniors
Fun, motivating, and convenient - welcome to PrimeFit Gym & Fitness at Leisure Care communities. Learn more about our active, independent living.
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…
Senior Housing 101: Senior Care Types Explained
Learn about your senior housing options and how to choose the solution that is right for you.
How the other horse lives
How the other horse lives ‘How The Other Horse Lives’ aims to raise awareness of the need of working equines in developing countries by showing what they endure on a daily basis compared to well-kept horses here in the UK Charlotte Dujardin is supporting How the other horse lives Brooke’s Global Ambassador Charlotte Dujardin is supporting our How The Other Horse Lives campaign. "I’m supporting Brooke’s new campaign, How The Other Horse Lives. If you want to help, there are lots of ways you can get involved – signing up for monthly donations , by collecting spare change , but my favourite is MyHackathon ." "Hacking is really important for horses and riders – it keeps both fit, and for me, it’s nice to have some chilled out time with the horses outside…
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
Tips on How to Fix Fatigue
Fatigue can be defined as a general feeling of wariness, lack of energy, fatigue or exhaustion. It is a common complaint, not only amongst old and middle aged people, but for youngsters too. There are many causes of fatigue, and it could be as simple as putting energy into your daily life to become more active again. Let’s take a look at 5 ways that can help you effectively fix fatigue. Get moving We typically think that the best way to ward off fatigue is with a nap. Wrong! Lying in bed all day can make you feel sluggish and ill. You may also feel depressed and fuzzy, cranky and aching. This is because excess-rest brings about the opposite of what we want. Instead, physical exercise is what you need. If you don’t…
How IBM Watson Could Help Identify Patients for Home Care
IBM’s Watson gained fame for beating human Jeopardy! champions at the game, but the cognitive computing platform also could have some winning answers for the U.S. health care system—which cou…
Everyone should cook with MSG, says food scientist
"I like to encourage my kids to eat a little healthier, so I'll sprinkle a little 'supersalt' in there. That stuff is really powerful."