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National Blood Pressure Month

May is High Blood Pressure Education Month. According to a 2023 report from the American Heart Association, nearly half of Americans ages 20 and above have high blood pressure. 

If left untreated for an extended period, high blood pressure can lead to more serious health emergencies, including heart disease and strokes. 

Luckily, various treatment options can help patients manage their blood pressure to fall within a healthy range. It is never too late to educate yourself on how you can do so! 

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Short Term Care for Patients

San Simeon by the Sound offers a variety of care that is tailored to each resident’s individual needs.

If your stay only consists of short-term care following surgery, a stroke, or any other injury that requires rehabilitation, our facility is equipped to help you get back on your feet and into your normal routine in no time. 

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Why Choose Long Island Senior Living at San Simeon?

San Simeon by the Sound is more than just a nursing and rehabilitation center. We are a tightly-knit family dedicated to providing exceptional care not only for our residents but also for their loved ones. 

Our expertly trained nursing staff is ready to offer you and your loved ones some of the best long and short-term care on Long Island that is tailored to your individual needs. 

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May 2024 – National Arthritis Awareness Month

May is Arthritis Awareness Month, advocating for the millions of Americans coping with this medical issue. This post focuses on protecting your joints, one of the most effective ways to prevent arthritis or mitigate its symptoms.

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Parkinson’s Awareness Month

April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month. It is the birth month of James Parkinson, who first presented the symptoms of the disease identified over 200 years ago. 

With nearly 90,000 people in the United States diagnosed with Parkinson’s each year, it is important that we recognize how it affects the lives of those who are battling the condition as well as the lives of their loved ones. 

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Coping with Caregiver Burnout

As our loved ones get older, become ill or disabled, they may often rely on us more often to take care of them. However, you may wonder with all of the extra obligations, who will be taking care of you? 

Many caregivers are often overlooked, and their emotional needs go unmet. Most of us tend to neglect that like the people they give so much of themselves to care for, they also need care of their own. 

Here are some ways to recognize caregiver burnout and how you can help those who may be struggling with caregiver burnout. 

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Senior-Friendly Spring Activities

At San Simeon by the Sound, we ensure that our patients are taken care of not only physically, but mentally as well. 

That’s why as the weather gets warmer, we encourage our residents to participate in spring-appropriate activities that will get them outside in their fresh air to get their bodies moving and clear their minds. 

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Spring Health Tips

With spring approaching, it is important to stay on top of your overall health, especially if you want to enjoy the warmer weather and blossoming flowers outside. 

Thankfully, at San Simeon by the Sound, we have a variety of activities and services that will keep our residents active and in good health just in time for the spring season. 

Here is how you can help keep them that way. 

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Palm Sunday at San Simeon

Many of our residents enjoyed our annual Palm Sunday services. And these handmade crosses crafted from the palms made the day even more memorable!

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Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day at San Simeon

Recently, San Simeon residents were treated to a St. Patrick’s Day celebration.  We all enjoyed live music by the Sitting Ducks Trio while snacking on Irish soda bread and coffee with Irish cream!

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