Who Should Get a Flu Shot?

By Alameda Staff | December 19, 2019 |

  Vaccination is the best way to prevent the flu. But is the vaccine safe for every person at every age? Who should get a flu shot?   The flu is a contagious, respiratory illness caused by the influenza virus. Different from the cold virus, which appears slowly, the flu virus arrives abruptly causing achiness,…

Daily Dose of Inspiration!

By Alameda Staff | December 17, 2019 |

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Arthritis and Exercise

By Alameda Staff | December 12, 2019 |

  According to the Arthritis Foundation, over 50 million Americans struggle with arthritis, a disease that causes joint pain and stiffness. There are many different methods of treating arthritis. While each case is different and requires a personalized treatment plan, for most, exercise is an important component in relieving symptoms.   Why Arthritis and Exercise? It…

Daily Dose of Inspiration!

By Alameda Staff | December 11, 2019 |

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Celebrating National Handwashing Awareness Week

By Alameda Staff | December 4, 2019 |

Join us in celebrating National Handwashing Awareness Week. Regular handwashing, particularly before and after certain activities, is one of the best ways to remove germs, avoid getting sick, and prevent the spread of germs to others. It’s quick, it’s simple, and it can keep us all from getting sick. Handwashing is a win for everyone, except…

How Comedy Helps Dementia Patients

By Alameda Staff | December 4, 2019 |

  What person doesn’t feel good after having a good laugh? According to research and anecdotal evidence, even older adults with mild to moderate dementia feel positive following a humorous experience. Research continues to explore how comedy helps dementia patients.   In fact, one study relates that the effects of humor are similar to the…

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By Alameda Staff | December 2, 2019 |

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Healthcare Facilities

By Alameda Staff | November 28, 2019 |

  Artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare facilities is becoming more ubiquitous, affecting outcomes of disease diagnoses, radiology, imaging, and telehealth. Care.ai, an artificial intelligence company in Florida, has recently partnered with Google to create an autonomous patient monitoring system for healthcare facilities   What is Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Healthcare?   Artificial intelligence in healthcare…

Happy Thanksgiving!

By Alameda Staff | November 27, 2019 |

November is the time to be thankful, a time to remember and to embrace those who enrich our lives. Wishing you a harvest of blessings, good health, and good times. Happy Thanksgiving!

A Person-Centered Dining Experience

By Alameda Staff | November 21, 2019 |

The Benefits of a Person-Centered Dining Experience in a Nursing Home The transition from independent living to living in a nursing home can be stressful for the new resident. Communal dining in a person-centered environment can ease that transition. A person-centered dining experience enables the resident to have more personal autonomy at mealtime. It can…