Category: Rehab & Skilled Nursing

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….

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….

Sensory Stimulation & Alzheimer’s Disease

Sensory Stimulation & Alzheimer’s Disease

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Using sensory stimulation therapy helps people with Alzheimer’s disease: everyday objects can trigger positive emotions and memories. Using everyday objects to stimulate senses can trigger emotions and memories in seniors with Alzheimer’s who have lost their ability to connect with….

Tips for Older Adults in Selecting Healthy Foods

Tips for Older Adults in Selecting Healthy Foods

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As we get older, it is particularly important to select foods that supply the correct balance of nutrition to the body. A healthy diet can help fight or avoid infection and disease and keep you active. Here are some things….

Ten Tips for Managing Medications

Ten Tips for Managing Medications

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If you take medication, especially more than one, it is easy to miss a dose or to mix up which one to take when. If you are caring for someone else, it is particularly important their medications be managed properly…..

Recognizing Depression in Seniors: Symptoms, Causes & Help

Recognizing Depression in Seniors: Symptoms, Causes & Help

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It’s common for some people in their senior years to suffer from clinical depression, but that doesn’t make it normal. Here are some signs to help you recognize depression in seniors. More than 6 million Americans aged 65 years or….

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