Category: Rehab & Skilled Nursing
Visions of tasty dishes bring feelings of warmth and joy. The last thing we think of is health and nutrition. But did you know that those wonderful dishes are loaded with nutrition? Sweet potato casserole, smooth butternut squash soup, roasted….
Making the right choices for your loved ones Making good gift selections for people in assisted living residences or at skilled nursing centers can feel challenging. Here are 25 ideas (most low cost, some free) that could make their holidays….
The following ideas for what to buy—and not buy—for people with Alzheimer’s disease are from the Alzheimer’s Association website. For gift ideas for everyone that help support research into Alzheimer’s disease, visit http://shop.alz.org/ for their variety of fine items. Clothes….
As part of my responsibilities as the Clinical Nutrition Coordinator at SALMON Health and Retirement, I do quarterly inspections of all our Dining Services Departments for sanitation and safe food handling practices. It’s critical that we maintain high standards in….
There are many benefits to life and health from laughter, according to an article by Melanie Winderlich of the Discovery Channel.* Laughter… Relieves stress. Boosts your immune system. Helps with pain relief. Gives your muscles a workout. Lightens a mood…..
We know it takes a good understanding of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia to provide appropriate care and feelings of security for people living with these conditions. Our commitment to serving this growing population extends far beyond most other organizations; that’s….
Few of us expected to be taking care of our parents as they (and we) aged, but that’s a reality these days for more and more adults. Finding ourselves helping our parents make important life decisions — or having to….
Memory lapses can be both embarrassing (what’s my neighbor’s kid’s name again?) and troubling (is it Alzheimer’s?). But a few slip-ups don’t necessarily doom you to a future of forgetfulness. A memory is made by linking two or more of….
Our state of health can change from one day to the next, bringing unforeseen challenges and decisions for us and our families. Assisting our Residents or Clients as they transition from one service level to another – for the short-….