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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 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….

What Is Respite Care? Everything You Need to Know

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…..

Following the Mediterranean Diet Can Decrease Risk of Dementia

Following the Mediterranean Diet Can Decrease Risk of Dementia

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The Mediterranean Diet has long been touted for several health benefits, but recent research found following this plan can significantly reduce the risk of dementia. A study recently presented at the Alzheimer’s Association’s International Conference in London found older adults….

Post-Surgical Care: Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Centers

Post-Surgical Care: Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Centers

Posted by Debbie Freedman, RN, BSN, MS on | No Comments

There are a number of factors involved in the success of the healing process and professional post-surgical care is beneficial to the patient post-surgery. From filling and taking prescription medication to wound care and physical therapy, additional support from our….

Keeping Active: The Benefit of Adult Day Health Programs

Keeping Active: The Benefit of Adult Day Health Programs

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As the U.S. population ages, the needs of the senior citizen community continue to evolve. The U.S. Census Bureau states that the population aged 65 and older has increased by a factor of 11 in the past 100 years, and….

Top 10 Things to do this Summer for Seniors

Top 10 Things to do this Summer for Seniors

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  It’s essential to stay independent and active at any age, and during the summer months, enjoying the outdoors can help independent seniors maintain their health and vitality. There are a lot of options for staying active in warmer weather,….

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