Eastern Florida Centers Success Story

The coronavirus pandemic made life difficult for people across the country last year, including skilled nursing facilities throughout Florida. Patients at many Gulf Coast Health Care centers, including The Rehabilitation Center of Lake City, Lake Eustis Health and Rehabilitation Center, Suwannee Health Rehabilitation Center, Southern Lifestyles Senior Living Center, Margate Health and Rehabilitation Center, Viera … Continued

Gulf Coast Health Care Deploys Rensair Air Filter Systems in Local Skilled Nursing Facilities

Gulf Coast Health Care Deploys Rensair’s Portable Air Scrubbers, Extra Measures in Place to Ensure Health and Safety of Patients, Staff & Visitors. GCHC is the first healthcare facility in the United States to deploy Rensair’s patented system of UV light and HEPA13 filter technology to destroy 99.97% of airborne pathogens, including the virus responsible … Continued

Honoring Resident Rights Every Day

This month the skilled team of specialists at Viera del Mar Health and Rehabilitation Center is highlighting resident rights. “Residents’ Rights Month” is an annual event held in October that celebrates all residents living in long-term care centers. Many of our residents are parents, grandparents or were once caregivers themselves—so we know how much love … Continued

National Rehabilitation Awareness Week

This week is National Rehabilitation Awareness Week, and the physicians at Gulf Coast Health Care would like to raise awareness of the importance of this effective short-term care. Our rehabilitation teams work hand-in-hand with our physicians and skilled nurses to help patients restore strength, mobility, coordination and balance as well as improve any verbal and … Continued

Vera Del Mar Health and Rehabilitation Center has been featured in the May 2020 edition of Viera Voice.

These are challenging times for all area residents, but mothers who are working on the frontlines in the fight against COVID-19 have been able to balance helping the community with taking care of their families. Leslie Friedman, director of nursing at Viera Del Mar Health & Rehabilitation Center is another mom helping the community in … Continued

Healthy Nutrition as We Age

Healthy Nutrition and Aging Healthy nutrition is important no matter how old you are, but the older we get, the more important it is to fuel our bodies with the nutrients they need to stay healthy. Physiological changes that occur naturally as we age can lead to reduced appetite and decreased food intake, and while … Continued