Category: Rehab & Skilled Nursing
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….
Read Thomas’ story When Thomas Feola came to Beaumont at Westborough Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, he and his family had been told that he would never walk again. In a conversation with Beaumont at Westborough’s Director of Rehabilitation Kylene Patterson,….
Elise Malzone is a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) at Beaumont at Westboro’s Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center. She sat down recently to discuss why she chose to work in senior care, what she does in her role day to….
The loss of mobility and independence can be one of the most difficult and traumatic consequences of illness, injury, or even the natural aging process for seniors and their families. From disruptions in daily routines and overall quality of….
Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease currently affects over five million Americans over the age of 65, although it can and does affect younger men and women. Typically associated with the most common symptoms like memory loss and forgetfulness, Alzheimer’s dementia progresses….
The demands and responsibilities that come with caring for another person with Dementia, Alzheimer’s or other health conditions can become overwhelming. Even dedicated and well-meaning caregivers can be affected by a common condition known as caregiver burnout (also known as….
Advances in technology may seem hard to keep up with, but you don’t have to be a teenager to take advantage of the latest developments. Seniors are becoming more tech savvy as they realize what a huge advantage electronic devices….
The Mediterranean Diet has long been touted for several health benefits, but recent research found following this plan can significantly reduce the risk of dementia. A study recently presented at the Alzheimer’s Association’s International Conference in London found older adults….
There are a number of factors involved in the success of the healing process and professional post-surgical care is beneficial to the patient post-surgery. From filling and taking prescription medication to wound care and physical therapy, additional support from our….