We would like to thank High Schooler, Emma Rice for her chalk master piece. She had no relatives at Whitney Rehabilitation Care Center but wanted to make our residents day a bit brighter, and to give them hope during this tough time. We really appreciate all her efforts!
Each day, over 4,000 people lose their lives to Tuberculosis (TB )and close to 30,000 people fall ill with this preventable and curable disease. We aim to raise public awareness about the devastating health, social and economic consequences of Tuberculosis, and to step up efforts to end the global TB epidemic.
At Whitney Rehab, we have been hard at work to ensure the saftey and well-being of our patients and staff, which remains our #1 priority. To this end, we have put together this important video, which we encourage you to watch, so that you may rest assured in our commitment to you and your loved … Continue reading “Whitney Rehab COVID-19 Action Plan Video”
This month is brain injury month. Let’s talk about one type of brain injury that is very common, but that most people haven’t heard of—aphasia. Aphasia is actually more common than Parkinson’s disease, cerebral palsy or muscular dystrophy. But most people have never heard of it. What is brain injury? Brain injury can affect … Continue reading “Aphasia: A Brain Injury That You Can’t See”
Carbohydrates are an essential part of a healthy diet, but there’s a big difference between good and bad carbohydrates. Your body needs carbohydrates to make glucose. Glucose is the main source of energy for your body. But there’s a catch: there’s a big difference between good carbohydrates and bad carbohydrates. Here’s what you need to … Continue reading “What’s the Difference Between Good and Bad Carbohydrates?”
For more than three decades, the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) has proudly led the nation in observing Brain Injury Awareness Month by conducting an engaging public awareness campaign in March of each year. This campaign provides a platform for educating the general public about the incidence of brain injury and the needs of … Continue reading “Brain Injury Awareness Month”
Your need to boost your immune system so that it can defends you from disease-causing microbes. Some of the common viruses that your immune system protects you from include coronaviruses (we’re hearing plenty about that one), parainfluenza viruses, adenoviruses, and rhinoviruses. Your immune system also protects you from common bacteria like Streptococcus. Here’s what you … Continue reading “8 Easy Steps to Boost Your Immune System”
Recreational therapy is used to enhance a senior’s mental and physical well being. Let’s take a look at some types of recreational therapy and see why these therapies work. Types of recreational therapy Music therapy Listening to music helps to reduce stress and even to alleviate pain. From drum circles, sing-alongs, and music performances, music … Continue reading “The Benefits Of Recreational Therapy And Why It Works”