Therapy, But Make It Fun: Top Alternative Therapies for Seniors

As we age, the importance of maintaining good mental and physical health becomes increasingly evident. While traditional therapies have their merits, alternative therapies have gained popularity in recent years due to their unique impact within the senior care industry. These innovative approaches prioritize enjoyment, engagement, and overall well-being, demonstrating that therapy can be both effective [...]

By |2023-05-25T13:24:43+00:00May 25th, 2023|Healthcare|

Alcoholism Among Seniors: The Spreading Menace

Alcohol is woven into the fabric of American culture. With sales totaling more than $247 billion per year and rising and roughly 1 percent of each person’s gross annual income spent on alcohol, the industry is booming. Most people are able to consume responsibly, but more than 15 million people report struggling with an alcohol [...]

By |2023-03-27T19:14:20+00:00March 27th, 2023|Healthcare|

Why Femtech Has Become Increasingly Prominent 

All signs point to an uptick in femtech, the all-purpose term that is applied to technology dealing with women’s health. More money is being invested in the sector, more enterprises are emerging and there is, finally, a greater awareness of women’s healthcare needs. No less a publication than the New York Times asked in a [...]

By |2023-02-24T15:30:30+00:00February 24th, 2023|Healthcare|

The Key to Stroke Recovery: Rehab

The human brain is a wonder of evolution. It is capable of moving mountains and building cities, curing diseases, inventing new gadgets, and shaping society more than any other animal species. However, when the brain is denied oxygen, as is the case with a stroke, its capabilities can be altered for the worse. In a [...]

By |2022-12-14T14:49:36+00:00December 14th, 2022|Healthcare|

Attitude really IS Everything, Especially for Seniors

Betty Friedan, the late feminist, found that writing the 1993 book “The Fountain of Age” was “very liberating,” as she told an interviewer that year. At the beginning of the project she shared “the same dreary view” of the aging process that many others did. By the end Friedan -- 72 herself at the time [...]

By |2022-10-19T16:18:44+00:00October 19th, 2022|Healthcare|

Why Vaccinations Matter for Society’s Most Vulnerable

August was National Immunization Awareness Month, (NIAM) which according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), highlights the importance of vaccination for people of all ages. Communities around the nation used the month to raise awareness about the important role vaccines play in preventing diseases that are both serious and deadly. Since their manifestation, vaccinations [...]

By |2022-12-30T15:51:35+00:00September 13th, 2018|Healthcare, Joel Landau's Healthcare Reads|

Understanding the Invaluableness of Electronic Medical Records

In our many Allure facilities, we are always looking for the smartest and most efficient solutions to healthcare for the injured and the elderly. Electronic Medical Records (EMRs) have been a priceless companion in our efforts to serve our residents safely and effectively. A recent blog post on explains, "An EMR also allows medical [...]

By |2020-05-11T18:44:32+00:00January 8th, 2018|Healthcare, The Allure Group|

For Dementia Patients, Allure’s Memory Plaza Provides Safety and Comfort

Anyone whose loved one has suffered from memory loss understands how difficult the experience can be, and how critical good care is for such patients. Seniors with dementia and Alzheimer’s need quality care that is both safe and comfortable in their later years. Today, more than 5 million seniors are living with Alzheimer’s, a figure [...]

By |2020-05-11T18:57:02+00:00July 7th, 2017|Healthcare, The Allure Group|