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Finding A Skilled Nursing Facility: Making A Tough Decision

Looking for a nursing home for your mother, father, or any one of your aging family members can be one of the toughest tests you will ever have to go through. Are you ready to trust someone to take care of your family member when you are not around? How can you know that they

Do You Have Preconceived Notions About Subacute Care for Stroke Survivors?

In late September 2015, the world marveled at the news surrounding Kim Zolciak Biermann. The middle-aged celebrity openly revealed that she experienced something many mistakenly believe happens only to the elderly, a stroke. The truth is anyone can have one at any time. The National Stroke Association’s® research shows that more than 600,000 Americans’ lives

How to Guarantee a Positive Experience at a Skilled Nursing Facility

When a family member gets injured and needs short-term or long-term care at a skilled nursing facility, you want to make sure they have the absolute best experience from beginning to end. Since your loved one should focus on getting better, you should take on the responsibility of ensuring a positive experience. Become Familiar with

Neuro-Sensory Stimulation: Deep Brain Stimulation

First things first: I think it is important to say "Happy first day of fall!" Summer is officially over, the air is getting cooler, the leaves are turning a beautiful color of orange and yellow. It is time for sweatshirts, hot apple cider and pumpkin pie. I love fall and everything that comes with it

Nursing Treatment for Stroke Patients

The recovery after a stroke can often times be a long and debilitating process. For most family members it can be a burden to care for their loved one immediately after the event because of the time investment as well as the stress that goes along with all the decisions and responsibilities. Because of this,

High Stroke Risk Populations Need Subacute Facilities with Vascular Knowledge

  In August 2015, Neurology® published an article that may have changed the way some people view strokes. It has always been accepted that strokes have the potential to alter a person’s brain functions, but this article brings up new points that the public should be aware of. The article indicated that the reverse may

Degenerative Neurological and Neuromuscular Disease Centers in PA Welcome All

Degenerative Neurological and Neuromuscular Disease Centers in PA Welcome AllDid you know that degenerative neurological and neuromuscular disease centers play important roles in helping people live better lives? It’s an undeniable fact that any disease involving the nerves has the potential to inhibit people from engaging in normal, everyday routine activities. Let’s take people with

Music Therapy Can Help Stroke Victims Get Back in the Groove

Music Therapy Can Help Stroke Victims Get Back in the GrooveYou know the old saying, "music can help heal the soul" well that saying isn't entirely made up. Music really can have some great benefits for the body and mind. Music therapy is an exceptional way to benefit patients, as they heal and recuperate from

What is ALS? May is ALS Awareness Month

What is ALS? May is ALS Awareness Month So many of us participated in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.  But since then, have you wondered what is ALS?  This infographic will help give you a great summary of the disease.   Did you know that 5000+ people are diagnosed with ALS each year and Military Veterans

Brain Injury Awareness Month: How Ventilator Care May Improve Quality of Life

Brain Injury Awareness Month: How Ventilator Care May Improve Quality of Life As Brain Injury Awareness Month draws near (March), we wanted to talk about how receiving proper ventilator care may help people suffering from cerebral damage. When people sustain a brain injury, it is common for them to receive ventilator care. The care is traditionally given