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So far Joel Landau has created 29 blog entries.

Bringing Comfort Those Afflicted Sundown Syndrome

A few years ago, writes Dr. David Scales, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine, an elderly woman, already hospitalized, underwent a troubling transformation when day turned to night: Normally agreeable, she was seen stalking the hallways of the place, screaming in Italian and fearful that the staff would relieve her of what she [...]

2019-03-08T20:29:42+00:00 March 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Meeting the SNF Staffing Challenge

The gentleman in one room needs to be repositioned, lest he be plagued by bedsores. The woman in another room needs her medication. And yet another woman in yet another room needs to be ferried to treatment. There are meals to deliver. There are catheters to clean. There are beds to change. And there never [...]

2019-01-29T20:45:03+00:00 January 29th, 2019|Blog, The Allure Group|0 Comments

New Robotic Equipment Catapults Allure Into the Future

At the Allure Group, we have long taken a keen interest in how innovation and technology could improve patient care. Eldercare is a field ripe for disruption, especially as senior populations grow and with them, the need for better treatment. I’m excited that my company is expanding its services and capabilities through robotic equipment designed [...]

2018-05-11T19:27:12+00:00 May 11th, 2018|Blog, The Allure Group|0 Comments

Hearts in Motion at the Harlem Center

They’ve survived congestive heart failure. The shortness of breath, the nausea, the grueling hospital stay, the complications. At the nursing facility, they fulfilled all the requirements of cardiac rehabilitation. It wasn’t easy, but eventually their energy returned and spirits lifted. They returned home seemingly healthier than before. Until the nightmare happened again. There’s nothing more [...]

2018-03-28T14:20:43+00:00 March 28th, 2018|Blog, The Allure Group|0 Comments

2018 #FutoreofAging Forecast: What’s Next in Healthcare Innovations for Seniors

A virtual reality system that allows seniors to “visit” far-off locales without leaving the comforts of their assisted-living facility. A belt that helps prevent hip fractures. Silverware that allows Parkinson’s patients to eat without difficulty. These are just a few of the innovations coming to senior care. And such breakthroughs are always of interest to [...]

2018-02-21T14:30:17+00:00 February 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Putting the “Care” back in “Healthcare”

The goal at The Allure Group, as at every healthcare facility, is to provide each and every patient with the best possible care. Unfortunately the demands placed upon medical professionals -- whether because of healthcare policy, insurance costs or the sheer demand for services -- make that ever more challenging. There are ways, however, to [...]

2018-02-01T14:38:12+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments