Health, Happiness and Senior Living
According to the Alzheimer’s Association, dementia is a general term for a decline in mental ability severe enough to interfere with daily life. Alzheimer’s is the most common type of dementia. Some key warning signs that point to an Alzheimer’s….
Some degree of memory loss is a common part of the aging process. According to the National Institute on Aging, there are several factors that can affect memory and cognition in seniors, ranging in severity from mild forgetfulness to dementia and….
, The average life expectancy in the United States 78 years old. According to the Social Security Administration, one in four adults aged 65 today will live past the age of 90 and one in ten will live past age….
VNA or Private Care? Good question. Seeking home care can be an overwhelming experience for those who are unaware of the types of care available or their eligibility for that care. Visiting Nurses Associations (VNA’s) and Private Care Organizations….
Memory care program helping residents for 25 years SALMON Health and Retirement’s Tapestry Program is grounded in the philosophy that each person living with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia is unique, rich in life experiences, and entitled to friendships, feelings of….
Retirement age varies from person to person, but the U.S. Census Bureau estimates the average for American men and women is 63. There are many factors determining when a person can retire and what their health and lifestyle will be….
Pet visits bring plenty of smiles Therapy dogs Maui and Rosemary are regular visitors to Beaumont Westborough. Beloved by nursing home residents, Maui and Rosemary bring more than just joy to our community. Read about the therapeutic benefits of their….
If you are caring for a senior or adult or have an elder among your friends or family, it’s helpful to know the signs of stroke in advance so you can take proactive measures when necessary. It’s often difficult to….
Andrew Salmon, a third-generation member of the Salmon family, was introduced to the family business serving older adults at an early age. Working as a transporter for residents, then later in the maintenance and dietary departments, Andrew experienced the importance….
For most people, remaining as healthy and independent as possible for as long as possible is the #1 goal of aging. Although the ideal image that typically comes to mind is of golden years spent in a family home….