Category: Rehab & Skilled Nursing
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 range from angry outbursts to physical manifestations. Dealing with them is one of the most stressful caregiver duties. When providing care for a loved one with dementia, there are many challenges you face as a caregiver…..
Caregiving for an older adult, especially a parent, is hard. It is perhaps one of the most emotionally challenging experiences many face. If you happen to be a member of the “sandwich” generation, which is simultaneously caring for children and….
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….
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….
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….