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Successful 2020 Activities

Covid-19 came to the United States in mid-February. Most states went into some form of lockdown around mid-March. Reports of the new, unknown virus were saying that seniors were among the most at risk. The concern for facilities was three-fold. Residents and patients...

The Importance of Sleep for Seniors

Sleep is an integral part of life. You can’t live without sleep. Sleep becomes even more vital if your body is in recovery from an injury or surgery. Most, if not all, residents of short term and long term care facilities are recovering from something. Be it a cold,...

NURSING HOME DIALYSIS: Rapidly Growing and Complicated

This article is published on Kidney News Online. View the article in full here: https://www.kidneynews.org/kidney-news/features/nursing-home-dialysis-rapidly-growing-and-complicated Suresh Samson, MD, FASN, is the Chief Medical Officer for Concerto Renal Services...

CMS releases new rules on dialysis care in nursing homes

This article was written on August 22, 2018 Find the article in full by visiting Healio.com. A long-anticipated set of rules on how dialysis providers can provide treatments to patients living in skilled nursing facilities and nursing homes was released by CMS on Aug....

When is Dialysis Appropriate in Nursing Home Patients?

This is from an article written by Ilene Warner-Maron, Ph.D. on August 16, 2013. Review this article on Annuals of Long-Term Care today! Dr. Warner-Maron has been practicing nursing for 33 years, specializing in the care of geriatric patients. She is an Assistant...

Essential steps for treating those with COPD

The article was written on March 5, 2014 Written by: John W. Walsh Visit our ventilator unit to see how we also provide essential steps for treating those with COPD. Essential steps for treating those with COPD Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a...

Study shows COPD not an independent risk factor for lung cancer

This article is from a December 18, 2012 publication. Review this article in full on the McKnight's Long-Term Care News website. Contrary to what some observers believe, a new study concludes that chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is not an independent risk...

The benefits of onsite Dialysis with Dialyze Direct

 Dialyze Direct Patient Information Eastbrook Healthcare Center is proud to provide our residents with staff-assisted hemodialysis treatment options. For more information about our services, please call us at 216-282-9082. Visit our dialysis page to learn...

COPD tied to poor sleep, low blood oxygen levels, research finds

This article was written on September 21, 2012 Read this full article on the McKnights Long-Term Care News website. Low arterial blood oxygen levels are tied to poor sleep quality in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, new research finds. In a study...