The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warns that roughly one in three U.S. adults don’t get the recommended minimum of seven hours of sleep per night. It’s especially harder for you to fall asleep and stay asleep as you age. You’re probably waking up more often during the night and earlier in the…

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…

About 5.7 million people in the United States have heart failure. The number of people who have this condition is growing. What is heart failure? Heart failure happens when your heart can’t pump enough blood to meet the body’s needs. Heart failure develops over time as the heart’s pumping action grows weaker. Sometimes, the heart…

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As we get older, so do our muscles, bones, joints, eyes, and everything else that makes us a walking, talking, and breathing human beings. Change is not necessarily bad, and there are plenty of things you can do to offset the nuances of age. Glasses and dentures are great examples of tools we can use…

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2019 Observance Dates: May 12-18 What are you doing for yourself and others every day? What makes you happy? How are you contributing to your happiness and the happiness of others? Every day, skilled nursing centers like Dry Harbor Rehabilitation assist our seniors and people with disabilities in living their happiest and best lives. Whether it’s…

The older you get, the more important strength, agility, power, and lean mass become in maintaining your health. Most seniors expect strength and all the other elements of physical ability to decrease but exercise is good for just about everyone, including senior citizens. There are four different types of exercises:  Aerobic, or endurance, activities to…

After your senior loved one is discharged from the hospital, they may still need care from a short-term or long-term rehabilitation center but there may be complications during the admission process that cause them to be readmitted into the hospital. However, here are some steps to help identify high-risk admissions to rehab or home health…

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