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 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: 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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Silver Healthcare Halloween Trick or Treat Event-10/27

August 23, 2018

Silver Healthcare would like to invite you to attend a fun filled Trick or Treat event on Saturday, October 27th, 2018 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm at Silver Healthcare on 1417 Brace Road Cherry Hill NJ 08034. Come dressed in your best Halloween costume and enjoy some trick or treats, music and refreshments while making great memories. If you have any questions please…

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Avista Halloween Trick or Treat Event- 10/20

August 23, 2018

Avista Healthcare would like to invite you to attend a fun filled Trick or Treat event on Saturday, October 20th, 2018 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm at Avista Healthcare on 3025 Chapel Avenue Cherry Hill NJ 08002. Come dressed in your best Halloween costume and enjoy some trick or treats, music and refreshments while making great memories. If you have any questions please call…

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Avista Firefighter and Police Appreciation Breakfast-9/11

August 21, 2018

Avista 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. Tuesday September 11th, 2018 from 9:30 am-11:30 am. Please RSVP by September…

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Avista Fall Frenzy Event-10/20

August 21, 2018

Avista Healthcare will be hosting a Fall food frenzy and vendor event at our facility in Cherry Hill on 10/20. Our goal is to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Association. All spot and table fees will be donated to the Alzheimer’s Association. To donate to our Facebook fundraiser page to the Alzheimer’s Association: https://www.facebook.com/donate/1952939194736906/10217145409011436/ To…

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A Testimonial to our Exceptional Staff at Avista Healthcare

August 21, 2018

“Dear MIMA Healthcare & Avista Cherry Hill NJ, This letter acknowledges the high standard of care provided to my parents Dolores and Albert Levitt at Avista Cherry Hill, NJ from 2014-2018. You have a truly stellar team at this facility. I held my parents’ Power of Attorney while living in Australia which posed unique logistical…

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A Trip Down Memory Lane for our Korean York Residents

August 20, 2018

“It’s a beautiful, holy place. A Cafeteria full of people from all over the world who have been displaced in a foreign country, each with a different history. Where did they come from and how far did they travel? Why are they all here?” As I read these words from an article in The New…

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MIMA Healthcare Wishes You A Great Weekend!

May 17, 2019
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Excellent Online Review for Silver Healthcare Center, Cherry Hill, NJ!

April 11, 2019

It’s always great to receive a fantastic online review from a happy resident or family member! Take a look at this review posted for Silver Healthcare Center, on SeniorAdvisor.com!

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Simple, Smart Healthy Living Tips Every Senior Needs to Know

January 21, 2019

This article was written exclusive for our MIMA readers, by our good friend, Hazel Bridges of AgingWellness.org Living healthier does not have to take a lot of work for seniors. You can make small changes to your daily habits to enhance your physical health, and make a major impact on your overall quality of life.…

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Happy Friday From MIMA Healthcare!

August 17, 2018

Our families and residents are our inspiration! For today, we’d like to share with you, this inspirational quote from the late Christopher Reeve, who was no stranger to suffering during his short life and inspired millions with his perseverance and faith! Have a great weekend everyone! -Jessica-  

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