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Caring for Seniors with Diabetes During the COVID-19 Pandemic

As physicians and researchers learn more about COVID-19, increased information is coming to light about both the overall and long-term effects it has on the human body. This is particularly the case for individuals and seniors with diabetes.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) explains those with diabetes are at an increased… Read More

STUDY: Half of Medicare Patients Do Not Receive Recommended Health Care After Hospitalization

| 10/14/2020

A recent study published by the JAMA Network indicated that over 50% of Medicare patients who were referred to home health care did not get the health care recommended after hospitalization.   The study focused on patients across the United States that had been hospitalized and, upon discharge, were referred to home health care services… Read More

Why Seniors Shouldn’t Social Distance from Their Doctors – How Nursing Plus Can Help

In the age of COVID-19, social distancing has become the norm to keep everyone safe and healthy. While social distancing is important, many seniors are also social distancing from their physicians, even in situations where their ongoing conditions are worsening. The elderly fear having to visit their doctor or think going to the hospital can… Read More

2020 The International Year of the Nurse: How Nursing Plus of Broward Helps Seniors Stay Safe at Home

| 8/7/2020

At Nursing Plus of Broward, we are proud to join in the celebration with the World Health Organization (WHO), which has designated the year 2020 as the “International Year of the Nurse and Midwife.” The timing of the salute to nurses concurs with the 200th anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale, social reformer and… Read More

What Will Phase 1 and 2 of Re-Opening Be Like for Seniors

| 6/8/2020

As Florida begins to re-open, the goal remains to keep everyone safe and avoid a second outbreak. Many wonder what the phases what this means for senior safety, as well as those with ongoing health issues such as: Asthma Lung disease Diabetes Heart conditions And others who are high-risk The short answer is, for at-risk… Read More

Caring for a Senior with a Respiratory Condition During the COVID-19 Pandemic

For older adults with respiratory conditions, Coronavirus (COVID-19) can be frightening. Others might be able to ignore a cough, some wheezing, difficulty breathing, or minor chest pain, but given the number of senior adults affected, those symptoms cannot be ignored. Some difficulty breathing is normal as one ages, but it can also indicate an underlying… Read More

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Everything Seniors Need To Know (Prevention Tips, Resources, and more!)

| 3/20/2020

With the Coronavirus (COVID-19) global outbreak, it’s important that you and your loved ones are taking proactive steps to prevent the virus from further spreading. At Nursing Plus of Broward, we’re staying up to date with the latest news and our number one priority is the health of our clients, staff, and community.   Nurses,… Read More

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