Posts Tagged ‘skilled nursing homes’

Skilled Nursing Homes Restricting Visitors Due To Coronavirus

Skilled nursing homes as well as the VA hospitals are restricting  visitors from entering their facilities. This is to better protect their most vulnerable patients against the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.   In the case of the VA hospitals, no outsiders are permitted to see these residents except for compassionate cases when a veteran is in…

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Walking Simulator Measures Gait Efficiency And Potential Health Issues

Walking simulators can now measure your walking efficiency as well as identifying possible underlying health issues. Your walk style can reveal a good deal of what’s going on inside your body. In fact, we naturally take on a gait and stride that are the most efficient and cause us the least pain. Therefore, the ability…

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Falls Prevention, How To Keep Your Aged Loved One Safe

A falls prevention protocol should be in place if you have an aged loved one living on their own. A aging parent or grandparent, is extremely susceptible to falling. Insuring that their home or apartment is obstacle free is the key to staying healthy. Alarmingly, the CDC  says that every twenty minutes a senior citizens…

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