Seniors & Diabetes: What You Should Know

Over 34 million people in the United States suffer from diabetes. This condition occurs when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin, a hormone that helps carry sugar from the bloodstream to the cells, where it’s converted to energy. Typically, our bodies turn food into glucose to fuel our bodies throughout the day. Insulin helps…

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Benefits of a Medical Alert Device

Are you or a loved one feeling unsafe living alone? A medical alert device is a great tool for keeping seniors protected in the event of an accident, fall or illness. Not only are these devices affordable but their function can be priceless. In-home medical alert devices help ensure the safety of seniors at risk…

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Five Stars for Team Based Approach to Patient Care

Avon Health Center is proud to be in the top 2 percent of skilled nursing facilities in the United States, as rated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)! Our facility received 5 stars in all 3 categories from CMS. Only 320 skilled nursing facilities in the country have currently earned this designation….

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3 Benefits of Therapy for Seniors

The transition from home to a skilled nursing facility can be emotional for seniors. Leaving behind the memories that have been made in your house can be difficult but it’s often the safest choice for older adults to receive round-the-clock care as needs change. New health issues that emerge as a result of aging can…

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