March is here, and we’ve got Mardi Gras, St. Patrick’s Day, March Madness, shopping trips for residents and an International Day of Happiness along with a full calendar of activities to keep our residents engaged.
The older you get, the more important strength, agility, power, and lean mass become in maintaining your health. Most seniors expect strength and all the other elements of physical ability to decrease but exercise is good for just about everyone, including senior citizens. There are four different types of exercises: Aerobic, or endurance, activities to
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After your senior loved one is discharged from the hospital, they may still need care from a short-term or long-term rehabilitation center but there may be complications during the admission process that cause them to be readmitted into the hospital. However, here are some steps to help identify high-risk admissions to rehab or home health
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Happy new year everyone! We’re getting 2019 off to a great start with a full calendar of events in January. Shopping, Ring Ring Day, Futuristic Friday, Seed Swap Day and Bill’s Coffee Chat not to mention games, birthdays and other milestones.
Mr. Beane was admitted to Curis in August 2018 with a modified diet of mechanical soft meats and thin liquids. Mr. Beane’s desire was to return to a regular texture meat diet and not have to eat the “ground up meat.” We developed a plan of care which included oral pharyngeal (tongue and throat) strengthening
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Getting older is something we all experience, but there’s a lot that you can do to make sure that you don’t age as quickly and feel better as you age. Keeping mentally active will help one to age gracefully. Mental activities take longer as we grow older, but just like a muscle, the brain can
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Finding the right skilled nursing facility for yourself, a family member, or a friend can be a major task, but it’s not impossible. There are lots of factors that go into making a decision, and taking things one step at a time will make the process easier. Traditional nursing homes are different from assisted living
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Happy December everyone! We’ve got lots of fun activities scheduled this month including movies, shopping trips, our family Christmas dinner on December 11th, birthday celebrations, games and more.
While the majority of older Americans are attracted to the idea of aging at home, according to the Department of Health and Human Services 70% of adults aged 65 and over will need some form of long-term care. Additionally, with every year that passes, their chance of needing care increases. When a parent is unable
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