Category: Rehab & Skilled Nursing
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….
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….
When an older adult in your life has limitations, you may struggle to think of ways the two of you can spend your time together. Some people may reduce or avoid making visits to elderly friends and family members altogether….
According to the National Alliance for Caregiving and the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), more than 34 million Americans serve as caregivers for an aging parent or other person every year. Many caregivers juggle work, children and family, and other….
The holiday season is one of the most joyful and festive times of the year, with family and friends gathering to celebrate, exchanging gifts, and enjoying meals together. However, many people struggle with figuring out what type of holiday gift….
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 5 million Americans over 65. It’s important to recognize the early symptoms. Typically associated with the most common symptoms like memory loss and forgetfulness, Alzheimer’s dementia progresses from mild cognitive impairment to serious,….
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….