Category: Rehab & Skilled Nursing

Tips for More Satisfying Long-Distance Caregiving

Tips for More Satisfying Long-Distance Caregiving

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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….

Dementia Behavior Management: 6 Caregiver Challenges & Suggestions

Dementia Behavior Management: 6 Caregiver Challenges & Suggestions

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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…..

What to do When Caring for an Older Adult Becomes Too Difficult

What to do When Caring for an Older Adult Becomes Too Difficult

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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….

Longevity Prevails at Whitney Place at Northbridge

Longevity Prevails at Whitney Place at Northbridge

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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….

How Dementia Affects Men vs Women

How Dementia Affects Men vs Women

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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….

Beaumont at Westborough: The History of SALMON’s Tapestry Program

Beaumont at Westborough: The History of SALMON’s Tapestry Program

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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….

Recognizing the Signs of Stroke in Seniors

Recognizing the Signs of Stroke in Seniors

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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….

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