RiverView Senior Resort

Offers a Look at Assisted Living & Memory Care
Most people know what a skilled nursing community is, but assisted living and memory care communities are typically less familiar and often misunderstood. When RiverView Senior Resort opens this spring, it will offer luxury waterfront residences with panoramic views and resort-quality amenities — as the name suggests […]

SpaceCoast Living Health – Winter 2016

 
Features:
Close to Home: Innovating Heart Care at Wuesthoff Heart Center

Departments:
Eastern Florida State College: A New Era in Healthcare Education

Heart Failure: How Cardiac Rehabilitation Can Help

Dr. Cedric Chenet: Promoting Optimal Comfort with Dental Implants

Are You Heart Healthy?

Close to Home

Heart disease is the leading cause of death and a major cause of disability in the U.S. Approximately 84 million people in this country suffer from some form of cardiovascular disease, causing about 2,200 deaths a day, averaging one death every 40 seconds, according to statistics released by the American Heart Association.

Dr. Cedric Chenet Promotes Optimal Comfort with Dental Implants

In the past, replacing missing or un-repairable teeth was met with limited options, including replacing the missing tooth or teeth with a fixed bridge or removable partial denture. Both of these options, though functional and aesthetically acceptable, fall short of addressing long-term effects of tooth loss, including bone deterioration.

Heart Failure: How Cardiac Rehabilitation Can Help

According to the American Heart Association, heart failure affects 5.7 million people and is on the rise.

Are You Heart Healthy?

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death across the globe, claiming more lives than all forms of cancer combined. February is National Heart Month, a time to stop and evaluate the true state of your health, and to make any changes necessary to ensure you are reducing your risk of stroke, hypertension, heart attack and heart disease.

Remember Seniors this Holiday Season

One segment of Brevard’s population that should not be forgotten this holiday season is the elder community.

Healthy Holiday Gift Guide

Assist friends and loved ones on their path to better health by giving them gifts that will encourage healthy habits.

Innovating Home Healthcare

Home Telehealth technology can help patients with chronic diseases to become more proactive about their medical care and more compliant with the healthcare regimens prescribed by their doctor.

Treating the Root Cause Functional Medicine

Dr. Steve Alukonis of Space Coast Advanced Health provides a multi-faceted approach of healing that can be applied to anyone tired of dealing with debilitating migraines, chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, vertigo, balance disorders, peripheral neuropathy or thyroid issues.

Fuel that Helps the Body Heal Itself

RestoraLife offers different therapies that have all been effective in relieving and often eliminating pain, rejuvenating tissue, cells and accelerating healing in various, non-invasive ways.

Technology Enhances Breast Surgery Procedures

Castellon Plastic Surgery Center, Dr. Mauricio J. Castellon finds that “the demand for plastic surgery continues to grow as medical advancements are made.

Wuesthoff Health System’s Employees of the Year

Alyce Dillingham and Ruth Busterna Celebrated as Wuesthoff Health System’s Employees of the Year

Mental Health: What’s Normal, What’s Not

Sadness and stress are part of life. Stress can aggravate other conditions and it can also be one of the precipitating causes of depression along with a person’s unique biology. When those feelings become more than you can bear, it may be time to reach out for help.

Understanding Concierge Medicine

Here in the United States, we have access to some of the world’s most technologically advanced medicine to keep us alive longer.

Frances Capraro, M.D.

While the focus of standard care is to treat patients after the onset of illness, concierge or personalized care focuses on keeping patients healthy and out of the hospital.

Enhancing the Quality of Life

For anyone who has ever suffered from chronic pain —  which according to a 2011 report from the Institute of Medicine (IOM), more than 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain at a cost of around $600 billion a year in medical treatments and lost productivity — finding relief can be the difference between living […]

Listen to Your Brain and Body

Learning the signs of stroke and acting FAST could save your life or a loved one’s
 By: Daniela Rusovici, MD, PhD, board-certified neurologist and a member of Parrish Medical Group.

Q: What causes a stroke?
A:A stroke is often called a brain attack. It happens when a blood clot blocks an artery or a blood vessel breaks and […]

Wade into Therapeutic Luxury

Water turns walking “can’ts” into “cans.”
How many times have you associated the thought of private rooms, an upscale café and bistro, a fully-wired media and library area outfitted with computers, and surround sound movie theatre with a rehabilitation center for seniors?
The concepts are usually linked to upscale resorts. But local skilled nursing facility, Melbourne Terrace […]

Space Coast Cancer Center Strengthens

By Michelle Spitzer

Traveling several hours across the state for treatment can take an emotional and physical toll on cancer patients, but many of them will do whatever is needed to get the best possible care. Now patients can get the same quality and care right here in Brevard County.

Thanks to a new, strengthened relationship between […]