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.
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.
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.
The Passy-Muir Valve is One of the More Rewarding Tools Used to Increase a Patient’s Quality of Life
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.
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.
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.
Lots of people hear the term “speech therapist” and instantly think of someone who helps kids speak more clearly. So what are they doing in a hospital? How do they help with adults?
Create a plan of action to prepare against the hot and humid weather by checking the forecast.
Hydration is important every day of the year, but staying properly hydrated becomes even harder during the hot summer months. Each and every day we breathe, sweat, and go to the bathroom and these are some of the ways we lose water and fluids from our body.
How we perceive and respond to an event is a significant factor in how we adjust and cope with it. The stress you feel is not only the result of your caregiving situation but also the result of your perception of it—whether you see the glass as half-full or half-empty.