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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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What July 4th Means to Employee Owner and Proud Veteran Carl Bartlett “I really appreciate this country and the freedoms we have. If it were not for our forefathers, we would not have what we have today.”

Carl Bartlett is the IT Operations Manager at the Acuity Service Center and been part of the Acuity team for almost 10 years (September anniversary).  He is a proud veteran serving in the army from 1968-1978. Bartlett comes from a long line of proud service men – many uncles, his father, two brothers and cousins […]

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What July 4th Means to Dawn Rigney, Registered Nurse, Employee Owner and Proud Mom!

As the 4th of July quickly approaches, I am reminded of years past spent on a beach, at a barbeque, swimming, fireworks, and of course, the usual patriotic red, white and blue.  These celebrations are the highlight of the season because it means that summer is in full swing.  And who doesn’t love summer? This […]

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