Lung Cancer Very Resistant To Treatment Therapies, Why?

Lung cancer is one of the most common cancers in the United States and successfully treating it is challenging. Affecting both men and women, lung cancer accounts for around 14 percent of all new cancer diagnoses. The American Cancer Society (ACS) estimated that, in 2018, there will be more than 234,000 new cases of lung cancer and over 154,000 deaths…

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Skilled Nursing Home Celebration Week May 13-19 2018

Skilled Nursing Week is this entire week. May 13-19, 2018 is designated as National Skilled Nursing Home Week. It was formerly known as National Nursing Home Week. This years 2018 theme is “Celebrating Life’s Stories”. This acknowledgement and praise for our nursing fraternity was established by the American Health Care Association (AHCA) in 1967 and always begins…

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Exercise Keeps The Heart Young And Healthy, Find Out How

Exercise improves the heart’s ability to regenerate new muscle cells under normal conditions and also after a heart attack. This according to a recent study published in Nature Communications that identifies a link between exercise and the heart’s health.     Exercise: Promotes Heart Health According to previous research, our hearts have very little capacity to regenerate themselves. Indeed, heart…

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Split Rock Rehabilitation & Healthcare Celebrates Our Nurses!

National Nurses Week is being celebrated all week across the country and is being equally celebrated right here at Split Rock Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center! Our amazing Nurses are a source of tremendous pride to us and to our families and grateful residents. Their unswerving dedication, devotion and compassion is what makes our healthcare facility…

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Tortilla Chips Recall by FDA In 32 States, Contain Milk

Tortilla chips are delicious, but if you have a milk allergy, you may want to check the chips you’re snacking on. Utz Quality Foods is recalling several brands of this snack, including Golden Flake, Utz, Weis, and Good Health. They may contain milk which is not listed as an ingredient on the label.       Tortilla Chips:…

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Exciting New Consumer Reviews Page Published On Split Rock Website!!

Happy Tuesday to all of our Split Rock Rehab friends! We just added an exciting new feature to our website! It is a reviews aggregator that collects all of our consumer reviews from across the internet and presents them on our website, in real time, with a time stamp and an icon indicator of where…

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How to Offer Long-Distance Support for your Parent in Addiction Recovery

Happy Monday Split Rock Rehab Family! Today’s article was written exclusively for us by our dear friend Hazel Bridges of AgingWellness.org. Caring for an adult parent is challenging, especially if you are trying to do so from far away.  If your parent struggles with an addiction you have added complications.  Fortunately there are ways you…

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Anxiety Mid Life A Risk Factor For Dementia In Seniors

Anxiety in mid life can lead to dementia in seniors, according to recent studies. The research was done by Amy Gimson, a researcher at the University of Southampton’s Faculty of Medicine in the United Kingdom. Gimson and colleagues observed that several studies found a link between anxiety and late-onset dementia. Late onset dementia is the most prevalent form and affects…

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Nerve Pain: It’s Causes, Symptoms, And Treatments

Nerve pain shows itself in different ways. For some, it’s a stabbing pain in the middle of the night. For others, symptoms can include a chronic prickling, tingling, or burning they feel all day. Uncontrolled nerve pain can be hard to bear. But with treatment, it can often be successfully controlled. Pain is supposed to…

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