MIMA Healthcare Blog

seasonal allergies

Seasonal Allergies Can Be Alleviated With These Foods

June 13, 2019

Seasonal allergies, several of which occur during the summer, can be alleviated by eating certain foods.   Seasonal allergies, also called hay fever or allergic rhinitis, only occur during certain parts of the year — usually the spring or summer. They develop when the immune system overreacts to allergens, like plant pollen, ragweed, and birch.…

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learned helplessness

Learned Helplessness: What It Is, How It Happens, Treatments

June 5, 2019

Learned helplessness is a serious psychiatric condition. It occurs after a person has experienced a stressful situation repeatedly. They believe  they are unable to control or change their situation, so they give up.  This illness was first described in 1967, and was based on results from experiments on animals. Psychologists believe that these findings can…

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stashing cash

Stashing Cash By Senior Citizens A Bad Idea, Say Experts

May 29, 2019

Senior citizens stashing cash in their homes, is a bad idea —  say experts.   The statistics compiled by Edelman Intelligence are astounding. Ten percent of older Americans report hiding cash in places around the house, including under their mattresses. But experts say treating your house like a savings account isn’t doing you — or…

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robocalls

Robocalls Disruptive, Annoying, and Looking To Scam You

May 23, 2019

Robocalls annoy 9 out of every 10 Americans, yet few take any steps to cut down the number of these incoming calls.   Senior citizens are especially vulnerable to these scam phone calls.   And, despite their annoyance and anger, most people, including senior citizens do not take proactive steps to limit the number of…

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Allergies Bloom During Spring-Summer Time, How To Cope

May 10, 2019

Allergies affect all age groups; from young children to senior citizens. And, now at the start of the Spring-Summer allergy season, the focus is on medications that bring you some relief.   One of the medications prescribed for allergies is Diphenhydramine. It is the main ingredient in several brand name medicines, such as Advil, Sudafed,…

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purple rice

Purple Rice Many Health Benefits, Reduces Obesity

May 3, 2019

Purple rice is back in the news once again and deservedly so. Not as well known as its cousins — white rice and brown rice — purple rice has great nutritional value and is a staple of the Oriental diet. Indeed the ancient Chinese revered this rice and only the Emperor was allowed to eat…

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elder abuse

Elder Abuse Rate of Violence Against Them Increasing, Says CDC

April 18, 2019

 Elder abuse rate of violence against them is increasing, says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in a recent report.   As the number of American seniors, age 60 and older increases, the rate of violence against them is rising even faster. The statistics are alarming. For example, the rate of nonfatal assaults against…

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dementia

Dementia: What We Know And What We Don’t Know

April 5, 2019

Dementia is a word that scares us. It describes a very serious, debilitating disease. Despite many years of research and expenditures in the billions of dollars, there is no cure for dementia at this time.   After all this research and spent money, what do know and what do we not currently know about this…

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green tea

Green Tea Effective In Fighting Obesity And Related Illness

March 14, 2019

Green tea has been found effective in fighting obesity, according to results from a recent study. It appears that the benefits are due to green tea’s positive influence on gut bacteria.   This news is promising because obesity has become a world-wide problem. Some scientists say it is close to reaching epidemic proportions.   Consider these incredible…

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social security

Social Security Warns Seniors of New Telephone Scams

March 7, 2019

The Social Security Administration (SSA) through a series of public service announcements is warning senior citizens of new telephone scams. in addition they are advising what to do if and when confronted. The number of such telephone scams has significantly increased in recent years. Complaints have jumped jumped from 3,200 in 2017 to 35,000 in 2018.…

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“It Feels Like Freedom..” When Creativity Transcends a Diagnosis

October 8, 2018

“Through the program she has rediscovered what it feels like to be inspired, to be freed-for a time-from the everyday bonds of illness and provided with the liberty to make her own choices, a rare commodity for someone living with a chronic illness such as dementia,” said City Suburban News in an article titled “The…

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Tucker House Open House- LPNs and RNs

October 3, 2018

*Job Fair* Please join us at 1001 Wallace St in Philadelphia, PA 19123 on 10/12 for an Open House for LPNs and RNs. 1-3 PM and 3-6 PM Please contact Denise Sydnor for additional details: dsydnor@tuckerhousehealth.com

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Heart Health Clinic with Wegmans-11/6

September 26, 2018

Please join us on 11/6, from 3-4 PM for an afternoon of cooking demonstrations, nutritionist consulting and free food sampling at our Avista Healthcare facility. We will have bingo and prizes from 2 PM-3 PM. Please RSVP to Peishan Lo: plo@mimahealth.com This event is FREE Where: Avista Healthcare 3025 Chapel Ave W Cherry Hill NJ…

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‘Al Capone’ Inspired Murder Mystery Dinner at Crystal Lake

September 26, 2018

Please join us for an ‘Al Capone’ inspired Murder Mystery Dinner, ‘Death of a Gangster,’ at Crystal Lake Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. Dinner will be provided and a costume is recommended. When: October 18th, 6 PM-9 PM Where: Crystal Lake Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center 395 Lakeside Blvd Bayville, NJ 08721 Fee: $25 a ticket for…

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Safe Trick-or-Treating at Cliveden Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

September 25, 2018

Please join us for some safe trick-or-treating festivities at our Cliveden Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on October 23, 2018 from 6 PM-8 PM. In addition to the trick-or-treating, we will have snacks and refreshments, a DJ, pumpkin painting and a costume contest.

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Never Forget-9/11/01

September 11, 2018

A day of remembrance, for those that lost their lives and for all those that sacrificed their lives. We remember- MIMA Healthcare

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Parkhouse 1st Annual Golf Outing

September 10, 2018

Please join us for Parkhouse Nursing and Rehab’s 1st Annual Golf Outing on Tuesday, September 26th, 2018 at 12 pm. Landis Creek Golf Club 765 N Lewis Road Royersford, PA 19468 Contact Sandra Stiles with questions: sstiles@parkhousehealth.com (610)-792-2225  

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National Assisted Living Week 2018

September 10, 2018

MIMA Healthcare wishes our partners a fun, National Assisted Living Week 2018! National Assisted Living Week provides a unique opportunity for residents, their families, staff, volunteers and the communities to recognize the role of assisted living in caring for America’s seniors and individuals with disabilities. This annual week offers activities and events in assisted living…

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Happy Labor Day 2018!

September 3, 2018

Wishing all of our families and residents a fun and safe Labor Day! -Jessica-

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Silver Healthcare Firefighter and Police Appreciation Breakfast-9/6

August 27, 2018

Silver Healthcare is committed to the wellness of our community and would like you to join us for an appreciation brunch in honor of our brave Firemen and Police Officers whose dedication, commitment and courageous actions on September 11th will never be forgotten. Thursday September 6th, 2018 from 9:30 am-11:30am. Please RSVP by September 1st…

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