From The Heart

Can diet help ‘boost’ our immune system to fight COVID-19?

30/03/20

Exercises to get your heart rate rising!

30/03/20

Increase your flexibility and range of motion.

24/03/20

Exercises to help gain muscle strength.

24/03/20

Frequently asked questions that our Croí team have covered in relation to COVID-19.

20/03/20

It is normal to feel concerned about COVID-19. Being asked to avoid and reduce human contact, to socially distance ourselves [...]

19/03/20

Recipe from Croí Dietitian, Meabh Durkin As many of us adjust to working from home, the reduced commute time does [...]

18/03/20

Recipe from Croí Lead Dietitian, Suzanne Seery This is a really quick and easy to prepare recipe. It can be [...]

18/03/20

Introducing our new series, “Stroke of Genius”. We value people's lived-experience as well as professional input and consider it all [...]

02/03/20

Quitting smoking is the single best thing you could do for your health, but breaking the smoking habit is not [...]

26/02/20

This Tuesday, the frying pans won't know what hit them with all the pancakes that will be made! Although a [...]

24/02/20

BY CROÍ'S LEAD DIETITIAN, SUZANNE SEERY As Valentine’s Day is approaching, it's time to get creative! How about spending quality [...]

10/02/20

By Maria Kearney, Croí’s Physical Activity Specialist There is a steady decline in muscle and bone strength from the age [...]

10/01/20

Improving your cardiovascular fitness is one of the most positive New Year's resolutions you can make in 2020. To give [...]

06/01/20

by Croí's lead dietitian, Suzanne Seery Be Consistent in Your Eating Habits Maintaining a regular meal pattern throughout the festive [...]

11/12/19

Excerpt from the 2018 Croí Annual Report Penny Jones has been practicing complementary therapies for many years, and for the [...]

04/12/19

“The loss of conversation has been one of the hardest things… but sometimes John will say a word and it [...]

18/11/19

This time of year, treats can sometimes takeover Halloween festivities. The supermarkets are stocked to the rafters with Halloween themed, [...]

24/10/19

Read this lovely testimonial which was left to us recently by Bernie McCaffrey, who stayed in the Courtyard Apartments at [...]

18/10/19

By Pearl O’Kennedy Pearl is 80 years old and lives with her husband on Rahoon Road in Galway. They have [...]

12/09/19

We eat with our eyes and the size of our plate influences how hungry or satisfied we feel after eating [...]

26/08/19

Earlier this year, we welcomed Bernadette White to stay in our Courtyard Apartments at Croí House as her husband John [...]

08/08/19

By Croí’s Andrew McPhillips Get Training For the Croí Night Run! Congratulations! - you have taken the first step to [...]

07/08/19

Croí is honoured to have been chosen as Aurivo's charity partner for 2019. Each year, Aurivo choose a different charity [...]

30/07/19

It was a beautiful day for the Croí Stroke Support Group summer outing! We visited Rathbaun Farm in Ardrahan, where [...]

25/07/19

By Divya Ravikumar, Health Promotion Student and Registered Dietitian What are carbohydrates? Carbohydrates are one of 3 macronutrients (nutrients that form [...]

17/06/19

By Christine Houlihan, Sligo IT student on placement with Croí Whether it’s the Monday morning breakfast roll to work or [...]

11/06/19

This week is International Men’s Health Week! Here is Val’s story about taking control of his health: Val Browne, aged […]

10/06/19

Michael Delapp is 69 years old. He lives in Clifden with his wife, Jane. He has two adult sons.

24/05/19

Marc is 44 years old. He lives in Roscommon, near Carrick on Shannon, with his wife Geraldine and their two children who are 10 and 5 years old. He is also living with heart failure.

23/05/19

Kay Flynn is 67 years old. She lives in Sligo with her husband, Michael, where she worked as a registrar for the HSÉ. She is also living with heart failure.

20/05/19

David Best is 79 years old. He lives in Sligo with his wife, Dympna. He is also living with heart failure.

17/05/19

Attracta is a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Heart Failure, working in Sligo University Hospital. When asked why she chose to [...]

17/05/19

Gerald McTernan is 72 years old. He lives in Leitrim with his wife Nora. He is also living with heart failure.

10/05/19

One of the programmes here at Croí is a Phase IV Cardiac Rehabilitation Programme, designed to provide ongoing support and [...]

11/04/19

Written by Croí's Cardiovascular Nurse Specialist, Patricia Hall Cardiovascular disease is an umbrella term for all types of disease that [...]

01/04/19

By Christine Houlihan, Sligo IT student on placement with Croí Your beloved may have the key to your heart, but [...]

13/02/19

The New Year offers us a fresh start to make some changes in our lives. But change can be difficult [...]

18/01/19

This time of year can be overwhelming when it comes to food, especially if you are focused on losing some [...]

21/12/18

We received a lovely note from Róisín, a Transition Year student from St. Paul’s Secondary School, Oughterard, who just completed […]

11/12/18