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+00:00March 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|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+00:00February 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+00:00February 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments