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8 Tips to Help Seniors Prevent Falls in Winter

8 Tips to Help Seniors Prevent Falls in Winter

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Council on Aging, falls are the most common cause of injuries and hospital admissions for seniors. In addition to the financial costs associated with treating fall-related injuries, which….

10 Holiday Gift Ideas for Seniors

10 Holiday Gift Ideas for Seniors

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The holiday season is one of the most joyful and festive times of the year, with family and friends gathering to celebrate, exchanging gifts, and enjoying meals together. However, many people struggle with figuring out what type of holiday gift….

When is it Time to Think About Hospice Care

When is it Time to Think About Hospice Care?

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Seeking hospice care for someone can be a difficult and confusing experience. There are many misconceptions about what hospice care is and who is eligible, which can deprive seniors and their families of a valuable resource and line of support….

5 Tips to Reduce Senior Isolation

5 Tips to Reduce Senior Isolation

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There have been a number of studies in recent years on the effects of loneliness and solitary living on health, longevity, and well-being. While loneliness and isolation can have a negative effect on a person’s health at any age, seniors….

Signs and Behaviors of Dementia in Seniors

Signs and Behaviors of Dementia in Seniors

Posted by Diane Tonelli OTR/L, MHA CDP Clinical Director of Tapestry on | No Comments

Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease currently affects over five million Americans over the age of 65, although it can and does affect younger men and women. Typically associated with the most common symptoms like memory loss and forgetfulness, Alzheimer’s dementia progresses….

7 Tips to Improve Senior Mental Health7 Tips to Improve Senior Mental Health

7 Tips to Improve Senior Mental Health

Posted by Lisa Pontbriand LSW,CDP, SALMON Adult Day Health at Northbridge on | No Comments

From memory problems and cognitive decline to a growing loneliness epidemic, seniors are especially vulnerable to mental health issues. Studies have shown common mental health issues like anxiety and depression can also have a negative impact on general health and wellness. In many….

Respite Care

What Is Respite Care? Everything You Need to Know

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The demands and responsibilities that come with caring for another person with Dementia, Alzheimer’s or other health conditions can become overwhelming. Even dedicated and well-meaning caregivers can be affected by a common condition known as caregiver burnout (also known as….

Early Education Playing and Growing

Early Education: Playing and Growing

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The best childcare centers partner with parents, sharing the goals of protecting, guiding and nurturing each child’s health, development, and well-being. With experienced and enthusiastic teachers, youngsters thrive, make friendships, prepare for kindergarten and build a strong foundation for success…..

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