Category: Rehab & Skilled Nursing
It is common for some people in their senior years to suffer from clinical depression, but that doesn’t make it normal. More than six million Americans 65 years of age and older are affected by depression, but perhaps as few….
Caregiving for an older adult from a long distance doesn’t necessarily mean from across the country. If you live an hour or more away from a loved one who needs care, you may be feeling frustrated or guilty about not….
Difficult dementia behaviors can run the gamut from angry outbursts to more physical manifestations of conduct and dealing with them may be one of the most stressful duties of being a caregiver. Any anger or frustration you may feel as….
From recreation assistant to Director of Wellness Whitney Place Assisted Living Residences at Northbridge’s Wellness Director Heather Hough is soon celebrating her 20th anniversary with SALMON Health and Retirement, but she is far from the only longtime employee working at….
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….
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….
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….
Recognizing the Signs of Stroke A stroke is always an emergency situation. Though only one in five stroke victims die from a stroke, most survivors have long-lasting physical and mental effects, so immediate medical attention is crucial. Unfortunately, it’s often….
After a stay in the hospital, receiving treatment for an illness or as a result of an accident, people begin their journey toward recovery at all different levels of ability. When a resident comes to Beaumont at Westborough for short-term….
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….