Health, Happiness and Senior Living
Moving from one home to another is never without challenges, but moving during the winter months can present some additional difficulties. Cold weather, snow and ice can make moving boxes and furniture and driving a moving truck more challenging. If….
A big part of aging well is brain health. As we age, our brains tend to lose some of their elasticity, making the connections we need to focus on tasks and remember things more difficult. By ensuring your brain is….
From CNA to Director of Nursing In her 20-year career at SALMON Health and Retirement, Nicole Croteau has held many roles – working as a CNA, as a nurse manager on a memory care unit and in her current role….
There are many misconceptions and myths around assisted living communities. Fears over loss of independence or drastic lifestyle changes are some of the main concerns. And, while starting a new chapter in life can be challenging and come with an….
Read Thomas’ story When Thomas Feola came to Beaumont at Westborough Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, he and his family had been told that he would never walk again. In a conversation with Beaumont at Westborough’s Director of Rehabilitation Kylene Patterson,….
Retirement can mean different things to different people. There are a number of factors that determine what the post-working years will look like for older adults, such as age of retirement, budget, health status, family dynamics and personal goals and….
Elise Malzone is a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) at Beaumont at Westboro’s Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center. She sat down recently to discuss why she chose to work in senior care, what she does in her role day to….
When an older adult in your life has limitations, you may struggle to think of ways the two of you can spend your time together. Some people may reduce or avoid making visits to elderly friends and family members altogether….
Eileen Tupper has had a life of excitement – traveling the world, viewing Paris from the top of the Eiffel Tower, rafting down the Colorado River and even skydiving on her 80th birthday. The walls of her apartment at The….
Staying active and getting enough exercise is as important for seniors and older adults at any other stage of life. In fact, low-impact exercises like stretching and strength training are actually necessary to help seniors stay healthy and reduce the….