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2803, 2018

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 [...]

102, 2018

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 -- [...]

1912, 2017

Seniors in Love: Making Nursing-Home Romance Safe For All

Few seem to want to acknowledge that sex among seniors is a reality -- that amorous activity is common in nursing homes, bringing with it a multitude of issues. “Sex falls right smack dab in the middle of who we are as people,” Marguerite McLaughlin, [...]

1011, 2017

5 Facts to Know About Baby Boomers and Healthcare

The challenges to the health-care system posed by Baby Boomers -- defined as those Americans born between 1946 and 1964 -- cannot be underestimated. As I wrote for CNBC recently, no fewer than 10,000 Boomers are retiring every day. No, that is not a misprint; [...]

210, 2017

Solving Healthcare for New York City’s Aging Immigrants

New York City has more than lived up to its “melting pot” label: people of all ages, countries, and cultures share space on the map. It matters little whether you’re from China or Canada: live here long enough, and you’ll learn to dodge tourists and [...]

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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 [...]