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Five Ways Game Days Are Great for Senior Health

October 1, 2019

Game days are simple, straightforward and highly effective ways for seniors to relax, connect and most of all, have fun. That is the goal of such organized activities at each of The Allure Group’s six skilled nursing facilities — to show seniors a good time, which has several residual benefits. Here are five: Game Days…

Five Reasons Music Programs Are Great for Seniors

September 16, 2019

Music has been delighting its listeners and challenging its performers since the dawn of time. While you may think music is only a tool to move the emotions and pass some time, science has discovered that music may have a more critical role in the human experience than initially understood, especially for seniors.  With the…

What Is the Future of AR and VR in Healthcare?

September 5, 2019

Despite being in their infancy, virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) are  already beginning to revolutionize healthcare. Some estimates are that there will be 30 million users of these technologies within the next three years, and 70 million within six. They are time-savers for healthcare professionals and literally lifesavers for patients, seeing as AR…

Five Ways Seniors Benefit From Pet Therapy

August 20, 2019

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?

July 17, 2019

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

June 11, 2019

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 Allure Group Celebrates Nurses Week

June 7, 2019

The Allure Group observed Nurses Week in mid-May, affording one and all the opportunity to salute a group of people deserving of endless praise, for countless reasons. Meals were prepared in the nurses’ honor, at all six Allure facilities. Gifts were presented, games were played, special events took place and a good time was had…

Linden Center to Host CEU Event on May 16

May 15, 2019

The statistics are staggering, the stories saddening. Substance and alcohol abuse are a scourge on the American landscape, afflicting some  20 million people, with not quite 20 percent of them seeking treatment. And addiction is a rising problem among seniors as well. With all that in mind, The Allure Group will hold another in a…

The Value of a Varied Diet in Skilled Nursing Facilities

May 9, 2019

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…

2019 Parkinson’s Unity Walk

April 18, 2019

The Allure Group welcomes sign-ups for the Parkinson’s Unity Walk, which will be held on Saturday, April 27 in Central Park. The Parkinson’s Unity Walk, a gentle 1.4-mile stroll through the park that will be held rain or shine, features a rolling start at the 72nd Street Bandshell between 8:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Registration…