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Senior Health: 10 Top Concerns

Senior Health: 10 Top Concerns

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According to a 2009-2011 survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Washington, D.C., approximately 41% of 65-year old adults reported their health to be excellent or very good. The CDC says people in America today can….

Father and Daughter Connect Long Distance Through Technology

Father and Daughter Connect Long Distance Through Technology

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A Beaumont resident and his daughter are adding ease and depth to their long-distance connection through the use of modern technology devices. Henry Dion of Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center at Northbridge and his daughter Sue Dion, who lives….

Caring for a Loved One—and Yourself in the Process

Caring for a Loved One—and Yourself in the Process

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How to determine if you are a caregiver and what you can do to support seniors close to you We’re living longer, healthier lives. While it is a tremendous bonus to enjoy each other’s company for years more than in….

Aging with Dignity: Legal and Financial Considerations (Video)

Aging with Dignity: Legal and Financial Considerations (Video)

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As individuals age, it is important they coordinate their assets so potential emergency legal and financial situations can be handled with more ease. Legal and financial arrangements are a crucial factor in aging planning, but they can also be one….

Handling Aggression in Those with Dementia

Handling Aggression in Those with Dementia

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It is important to recognize the difference between agitation and aggression in people living with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia. Agitation means an individual is restless or worried; the person can’t seem to settle down. They may be….

Activities Supporting Independence for Seniors

Activities Supporting Independence for Seniors

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For seniors, staying active, laughing, and simply having fun helps the body stay strong and mind stay sharp. Whether living independently, in an assisted living community, or skilled nursing center, there are plenty of activities for older adults to enjoy….

Staying Active with Limited Mobility

Staying Active with Limited Mobility

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Seniors can have limited mobility from injuries sustained in a fall or from a stroke, arthritis, or other illnesses that restrict movement. When this occurs, the activities and hobbies they once enjoyed may be too difficult. The best way to….

Shadow Boxes for Memory and Orientation

Shadow Boxes for Memory and Orientation

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Little things that go a long way For people living with dementia, it can be difficult to retain a sense of identity and to remember important moments from the past. Creating shadow boxes to house warm memories can help recall….

SALMON Employee Refers 19 and Counting

SALMON Employee Refers 19 and Counting

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Educating others of the great opportunities at SALMON Beaumont at Westborough team member Caroline Mburu is building the Beaumont community quite literally by continuously recruiting new employees — 19 so far! Caroline is a passionate employee, first working as a CNA….

Keys to Greater Happiness and Health as We Age

Keys to Greater Happiness and Health as We Age

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Aging is inevitable. Maintaining a happy and healthy life takes exercise, proper nutrition, and staying socially active. A healthy lifestyle enables an active, fulfilled life. Be Physically Active Regular exercise at a level comfortable for you is an important foundation….

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