Category: Rehab & Skilled Nursing
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…..
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….
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….