Alaris Health Recognizes National Parkinson’s Awareness Month

Jersey City, NJ, April 19, 2017 - April is National Parkinson’s Awareness Month, and Alaris Health aims to promote awareness of Parkinson’s disease (PD) and recognize all of its neurologists who care for people with the disease. Parkinson's disease, also known as PD, is a neurodegenerative brain disorder in which the brain over time stops producing dopamine, an important neurotransmitter. The lack of dopamine causes a person with PD to … Read More

Alaris Health Celebrates National Occupational Therapy Month

Jersey City, NJ, April 7, 2017 - April is the American Occupational Therapy Association’s (AOTA) National Occupational Therapy Month, organized by the fund to promote awareness of occupational therapy, and Alaris Health is honoring the occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants and students in practice, education, research and science who dedicate their lives to this important work. Helping to improve peoples’ lives is at the … Read More

Scientists prove that you can eat your way to a sharper mind with six key foods

NEW JERSEY, March 27, 2017 – The link between diet and heart health is well known. But a growing body of scientific evidence suggests what we eat can also have a direct influence on that most complex and delicate organ in the human body – the brain. The field of research has garnered such weight that it even has a name: neuro-nutrition. As the centre of the nervous system, the brain houses structures that control almost every bodily … Read More

Alaris Health Spotlight on Helene Swank: Overcoming Ovarian Cancer

Jersey City, NJ, March 20, 2016 – Helene Swank, regional marketing manager at Alaris Health for Essex County and Rahway, is a fitness enthusiast. In 2008, she ran her first half marathon at age 42 and caught the running bug. She went on to run 44 more half marathons, four marathons, two ultramarathons and many more fun run races, even scaling a couple mountains over the years. That all came to an abrupt halt last August when she had trouble … Read More

Multiple Alaris Health Member Centers Get Top Rating In Both Bergen and Passaic County

BERGEN COUNTY, N.J. — Sixteen of 32 nursing homes in Bergen County — and eight of 20 in Passaic — got a top five-star rating, a new nursing home report says. Three in Bergen County – in Park Ridge, Paramus and New Milford – were deemed below average with two stars. Meanwhile, in Passaic County, one in Passaic scored lowest with one star while two in Wayne earned only two. Medicare’s quarterly Nursing Home Compare ratings for … Read More