By Nate Brown Middletown Press Correspondent MIDDLETOWN >> Across the country, most teenagers are readying themselves for the biggest night of their young lives: prom.
May 16, 2013
Patrick Stracuzzi, RN was recently honored by Hudson Valley Magazine for their "Excellence in Nursing."
May 15, 2013
Ken Knutsen, Administrator of Huntington Hills, was recently honored by the American College of Health Care Administrators with a national "Facility Leadership Award"...
May 14, 2013
(CNN) -- How did your last doctor's appointment go? If you're like most patients, your answer might be "too quickly." You've probably noticed how busy your doctor is as he or she zips in and out of exam rooms. As a result, your visit is getting shorter -- the average time a doc has to spend with each patient has dwindled to a speedy seven minutes, research shows.
May 09, 2013
Check out the new National HealthCare Associates Recruitment/Pre-hire Video and see what makes National HealthCare a great place to work!
May 06, 2013
Help us welcome five new health and rehabilitation centers to NHCA's growing family of centers throughout the Northeast.
March 15, 2013
20-year-old Carolyn Lukralle from Huntington Station, who in October was in a near-fatal accident, has been recovering at a Cold Spring Hills.
March 13, 2013
U.S. News & World Report announced its annual “Best Nursing Homes,” after reviewing state and federal inspection reports of 15,000 skilled nursing facilities across the country.
February 08, 2013
Water’s Edge recently held a “Meatball Sub Dine & Dash” to support the Middlesex Community College Foundation. Just over $500 was raised which will be used towards a scholarship for a Certified Nurse Aide student in the Allied Health Program.
February 07, 2013
The Long Island Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society® announced today the appointment of Robert Baranello, CEO of Cold Spring Hills, as the Corporate Chair of its Light the Night Walk 2013
February 04, 2013
Lynbrook-based National HealthCare Associates recently purchased Heartwood Terrace Assisted Living Program, 2405 15th Street Troy, NY
January 31, 2013
Riverside announced today that it is pleased to offer the world’s first 3D “virtual rehabilitation” system designed specifically for aging adults and others with physical limitations.
January 22, 2013
From healthy fats to fiber, aging bodies need certain foods to promote good health. Get tips for eating well and adapting your diet as you get older.
December 27, 2012
How to stay safe when the cold can play havoc with your heart, blood pressure and lungs.
December 13, 2012
When the snow starts falling and the sniffles start spreading, you might wonder if small, everyday decisions really make a difference in your health. Turns out, they do. We asked doctors to weigh in on these wintertime quandaries to help you make the right choice, every time.
November 19, 2012
To the Employees at National Health Care Facilities: Storm Sandy has left a trail of hardship and devastation in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut and I am aware that many of you who have suffered the loss of personal property and essential services have overcome significant adversity to come into work and care for your patients.
September 28, 2012
About 85 million doses of flu vaccine have been distributed, part of a total of 135 million doses for this year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
August 23, 2012
The perks of growing old, and how to feel better now.
July 26, 2012
The big caveat to all of the findings is that, while decent correlations have materialized in a few credible studies, we still do not have definitive proof that fish oil is the incredible brain elixir its manufacturers would have us believe it is.
June 18, 2012
Congratulations to Pines at Bristol staff member, Krista Wagner, on being an ACHCA Facility Leadership Award winner!
June 12, 2012
The State of Vermont Agency of Human Services, Department of Disabilities, Aging, and Independent Living has recognized The Pines at Rutland Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation as one of the top 5 Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Centers in the state of Vermont.
May 30, 2012
Cold Spring Hills is proud to announce that Arlette Paul, RN Coordinator, has won the Nurse of Distinction Nursing Home Category Award for 2012.
April 18, 2012
Riverside Health and Rehabilitation Center congratulates Karen Chadderton, Administrator for the center, on her selection for the ninth annual “Future Leaders of Long Term Care (LTC) in America” program.
March 20, 2012
For seniors, the benefits of healthy eating include increased mental acuteness, resistance to illness and disease, higher energy levels, faster recuperation times, and better management of chronic health problems. As we age, eating well can also be the key to a positive outlook and staying emotionally balanced.
March 20, 2012
Get your retirement started on the right track by taking steps to improve the odds that you'll live long and prosper in your retirement years. But don't let the following suggestions overwhelm you. Instead, just pick one of these steps right now and start moving in the right direction. After a few months, select another step. Continue through the list, and by the end of 2012, you'll be well on your way to significantly improving your retirement years.
March 20, 2012
A new guidance statement from the American College of Physicians states what a lot of American adults may already know: They should get screened for colon cancer once they get older to reduce their risk of dying from the nation's number two cancer killer.
March 20, 2012
The brain is our number one use-it-or-lose-it organ. Here, an hour-by-hour guide to improve cognition, regardless of your age.