Case Studies

Keeping Tabs on Residents In a Skilled Nursing Facility

Healthcare professionals walk a fine line when monitoring residents in a skilled nursing facility like those in The Allure Group’s Brooklyn- and Manhattan-based network: The goal is always to provide the best possible care, while at the same time providing for a resident’s comfort and respecting his or her privacy. Happily, there are ways to…

Why Active Seniors are the best Version of Themselves

In one’s golden years, optimal health depends on many lifestyle decisions. One of the least expensive ones is exercise. Studies continually show how regular physical activity helps to prevent numerous medical issues in elders. At The Allure Group, exercising is easy with our state-of-the-art gyms in all six facilities. Each has the highest quality equipment,…

Winter Safety Tips for Seniors

The long winter months hold particular challenges for seniors, whether they are living on their own or in a skilled nursing facility like one of the six in The Allure Group’s network. There are the dangers posed by ice and illness, and the challenge of isolation — even in a bustling eldercare facility. So what…

The Allure Group Partners with DentServ on Sock Drive

This winter, The Allure Group will proudly lend a hand to those in need of footwear. That’s why Allure became one of the first companies to partner with DentServ Dental Service, P.C., a provider of premier contractual dental services, on its sock drive, an initiative that aims to provide New York City’s homeless with suitable…

At The Allure Group, Food Feeds More than Just the Body

When it comes to aging gracefully, diet is more powerful now than ever. Recent studies on aging show that a good diet brings both physical and mental health benefits. Eating healthily has a direct impact on reducing diseases such as osteoporosis, heart disease, diabetes, and more. The physiological benefits of healthy eating are undeniable, but…

Back To School Tips For Seniors – The Kids Are Going Back!

The grandkids are back at school, and as a grandparent perhaps you’re wondering how you can remain a presence in their lives. That’s especially true if you spent a great deal of quality time with them over the summer, and know they will now have so much more on their plates — homework, after-school activities,…

The Caring of the Green: How Horticultural Therapy Heals

It can be said without fear of contradiction that horticultural therapy has fully blossomed in recent years, that its many stalks and shoots go in more directions than the eye can see or the mind can imagine. The benefits of such a practice are physical and psychological, vocational and social. Horticultural therapy allows one to…

Putting the ‘Care’ Back in Healthcare

Whether we’re discussing issues with healthcare policy and insurance costs, the challenge of increased demand for medical services, or the fact that physician burnout is at 54.4%, we must stay focused on the bigger mission. That mission is to provide the best possible care to every single patient. This necessitates we emphasize superior patient care…

The Rapid Growth of EMR in Healthcare

If in the past a physician was inclined to grab a pen, he now grabs a mouse. If he once scrawled a patient’s particulars on a notepad (often leading the latter to wonder just how anyone can possibly read such penmanship), he now enters the information into a computer. Electronic Medical Records (EMRs) have gone,…