Case Studies

Five Ways Seniors Benefit From Pet Therapy

Over the last two decades scientists and researchers have taken a much closer look at the benefits seniors derive from animal therapy, which involves introducing a pet companion into the life of an elderly person in order to enrich their lives. A 2012 study revealed, in fact, that spending just 15 minutes with a pet…

How Important Are Dietary Supplements For Seniors?

As you grow older, maintaining good health and practicing healthy habits take greater priority. One significant step seniors might take is using dietary supplements — which are just that: supplements to a healthy diet. That said, there are certain nutrients seniors often lack. Replenishing these substances might result in significantly improved health. The Vitamin B…

Summer Tips for Seniors

In 1997 Mary Schmich of the Chicago Tribune composed a column in which she dispensed the advice she would have given, had she been asked to give a collegiate commencement address. The column, bearing the headline “Advice, Like Youth, Probably Just Wasted on the Young,” became something of a sensation, as its words of wisdom…

The Value of a Varied Diet in Skilled Nursing Facilities

As residents enter a skilled nursing facility it is vital to their overall well-being to feel a level of control over what they are eating each day, as well as to feel that their specific dietary needs have been addressed. These facilities must meet standard requirements to serve a certain level of nutritious meals and…

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…