COPD doesn’t have to stop you from enjoying life

What do Loni Anderson, Christy Turlington, King Edward VII, Johnny Carson and more than 12 million Americans have in common? They have been diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD. Another 12 million have it but don’t know it. COPD is now the third leading cause of death in America, yet many people are unaware of COPD and its devastating effect on the lungs.

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Reduce Fall Risk

What’s the leading cause of injury in older adults? It’s not what you think…

If I were to ask you, “What is the most likely cause of injury death for older adults?” what would you say? Car accident? Bike accident? Yoga accident?

Falls are surprisingly the leading cause of injury death for adults ages 65 years and older. The Centers for Disease Control reports over 2.5 million older adults are treated in emergency rooms for fall injuries each year. Among those that fall, 20 to 30 percent suffer moderate to severe injuries, such as head trauma and fractures. Read more

The Huffington Post: Healthcare Resorts Offers World Class Health Care To Senior Population

Thank you to Marisa McPeck-Stringham, of The Huffington Post, for featuring The Healthcare Resort in a recent blog post:

Looking at pictures of The Healthcare Resort facilities, you would think you are looking at a five-star resort: aesthetically pleasing and luxuriant modern furniture, the latest in amenities, world class chefs, theater rooms, games rooms, and a pub. What you’re really looking at is the “fusion of world class health care and personalized hospitality.”

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KSL News: Healthcare with resort-like amenities coming to Utah

Thank you to Mike Stapley, KSL.com Contributor, for featuring our upcoming Utah location for The Healthcare Resort:

At some point in our lives, most of us will need either short or long-term care in a physical rehabilitation or care center. Most of us, whether as patients or visitors, have not looked upon these facilities fondly..”

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How to Stay Healthy During Flu Season

Fall and winter seasons can bring many great things: changing weather, football, and special holidays. But for many, the change in season could mean a change in health when they catch the flu. Flu season in the United States begins as early October and can linger until May. Read more

Enjoy Our Resort Amenities

The Healthcare Resort of Plano will soon open its doors to the community. The resort is set to change the way healthcare is delivered to the DFW Metroplex through a fusion of world-class healthcare and personalized hospitality. Our friendly staff is prepared to put your needs first during your stay at the resort.

From the front door to your residence, the resort has been designed to accommodate your lifestyle to make your stay a comfortable experience. Our facilities complement the great service of our staff. Read more

Healthy Game Day Recipes

With football, basketball, soccer and more, food and game day are a perfect pair. No matter where you’re cheering, keeping your family and friends happy with game day snacks is a big part of the experience. Putting a healthy snack on the table, however, can be difficult. Some popular game day dishes are very unhealthy, and your audience may be too busy focusing on the game to think about making smart choices. Read more

Adding Exercise to Your Daily Routine

Exercising is important for everyone at every age. Later in life, it may be difficult to recreate the long-distance jogging or weightlifting abilities from yesteryear, but that is certainly no excuse to give up on exercise. Read more

Stay a Step Ahead of Identity Theft Scams

The average American possesses and hands over a great deal of personal information: credit card numbers, social security numbers, passwords, etc. Unfortunately, scammers recognize how much personal information is out there and see a booming business opportunity. These thieves are crafty and they can get your information from you before you even realize it’s gone. Read more

How to Move Into Your New Suite

Moving to an assisted living facility is another one of life’s many transitions. It’s your chance to live within a comfortable and safe environment, all while maintaining your independence. At The Healthcare Resort of Plano, we’re eager for our new guests to arrive and become acquainted with their living spaces as soon as possible. Moving and setting up your living space can seem like a tough task, but it can be easy if you take the right steps. Read more