Rehab Select Blog


Why is There an Increased Need for Respiratory Rehabilitation?

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Mar 6, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Respiratory disorders are a serious global issue. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorders (COPD) alone affect 65 million sufferers worldwide -  over 16 million in the US alone. Indeed, the numbers may be much higher than that - Healthline reports that many of those with COPD suffer in silence, undiagnosed. 

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Topics: Pulmonary Rehab

5 Aspects to Look for in a Pulmonary Rehab Center

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Feb 27, 2019 8:30:00 AM

If you suffer from COPD or have recently undergone lung surgery, your doctor may recommend that you consider pulmonary rehab. He or she may recommend a number of different centers, or you may start researching on your own. However, with such a wide variety of treatment centers available, it can be tough to know what to look for! In this article, we’ll take you through the critical points to consider when you’re choosing a pulmonary rehab facility.

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Topics: COPD, Pulmonary Rehab

What is Pulmonary Rehabilitation? 6 Things Patients Should Know

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Feb 20, 2019 8:30:00 AM

What is pulmonary rehabilitation?

Pulmonary rehabilitation involves teaching and training patients with chronic lung disease to breathe better. Your dedicated healthcare team designs a personalized rehabilitation program to help you in several ways.

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Topics: Pulmonary Rehab

Why Patients Choose Pulmonary Therapy at Rehab Select

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Feb 7, 2019 8:30:00 AM

If you suffer from chronic lung disease, you may well be advised by your physician to consider pulmonary therapy. In this article, we’ll explore the basics of pulmonary therapy and the many potential benefits it may offer you, both physically and emotionally. 

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Topics: Pulmonary Rehab

Parenting Your Parents: How to Navigate the Healthcare System

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Jan 29, 2019 8:30:00 AM

For those with loved ones who are getting older, healthcare needs tend to increase later in life. With that shift, it can also be difficult to understand and navigate the healthcare system when the time comes.

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Topics: Aging Patient Healthcare

When Should an Alzheimer's Patient Go to a Nursing Home?

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Jan 16, 2019 8:30:00 AM

Deciding whether or not an Alzheimer’s patient should go to a nursing home can be extraordinarily difficult. Caregivers may feel guilty or anxious about placing a loved one in a nursing home - they may feel that they are taking the easy way out or letting the patient down.

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Topics: Memory Loss

How to Care for Dementia Patients: 5 Tips for Loved Ones

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Dec 18, 2018 8:30:00 AM

Caring for a family member with dementia, whether in a care facility or at home, may seem like a daunting challenge. Dementia changes the way the person remembers, communicates, and behaves. The personality and abilities of the person you once knew may change.

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Topics: Memory Loss

How Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Can Help Your Family

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Dec 13, 2018 8:30:00 AM

If you’re caring for someone with Alzheimer’s, you are very likely to need support. Alzheimer’s is a devastating illness for the sufferer, but can also place overwhelming demands on the caregiver.

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Topics: Memory Loss

5 Things You Should Know About Alzheimer's Care Facilities

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Dec 11, 2018 8:30:00 AM

When your family is impacted by Alzheimer’s, you may feel tremendous responsibility to care for your loved one and feel as though a nursing home is the last resort. However, modern improvements in technology and standards of care make Alzheimer’s care centers one of the most respected resources available to you and your family. 

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Topics: Memory Loss

Caring for Dementia Patients at Home vs. a Nursing Home

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Dec 6, 2018 8:30:00 AM

A new dementia diagnosis in your family can have a significant impact on everyone involved. You and your loved one may have difficulty coming to terms with the emotions, lifestyle adjustments, and expectations that come along with that type of diagnosis.

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Topics: Memory Loss