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Back to School Healthy Eating Tips

It’s almost that time of year again! Back to school time is often a busy time for families, but it’s an important time to ensure that your kids are getting the best nutrition to help support their performance during school hours and after-school activities! Start with a healthy breakfast Studies show that children who eat […]

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Some Things You Can Do to Reduce the Impact of Trauma

If you are reading this perhaps you or your loved one have experienced trauma. Certainly you did not expect to need an extended hospitalization. You may wonder what exactly happened to you. You may have trouble sleeping or find yourself feeling confused. It may be that during your hospitalization you required restraints for safety. All of […]

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It’s HOT Outside! Some Tips to Stay Safe

Hot weather means outdoor fun! Beach time, pool time or simply sitting outside with friends, heat exhaustion can cause serious issues for anyone, especially the elderly. Dizziness, nausea, headache, rapid heartbeat, chest pain, fainting and breathing problems are all warning signs of heat-related illness. Here are five easy tips to help you stay cool. Tip […]

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Stay Healthy and Enjoy Summer BBQs

Summer! Time for ice cream, summer cocktails, potato salad and hot dogs. It is that time of year when healthy eating can become a challenge. Don’t let the summer parties and BBQs cause you to fall off track of maintaining a healthy diet. At the same time, don’t deprive yourself of your favorite summertime treats. […]

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The Passy-Muir Valve is One of the More Rewarding Tools Used to Increase a Patient’s Quality of Life

We are pleased to offer it as a standard of care at Acuity Specialty Hospital. When a loved one suffers a traumatic event that results in the placement of a tracheostomy tube, one of the more frequently overlooked complications is loss of voice and speech. The ability to speak is something many of us take […]

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