Older adults and people with health problems or weakened immune systems can be especially vulnerable to contracting and experiencing complications from the flu. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), getting the flu shot every year is….
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….
Volunteering for your favorite causes or organizations can be a rewarding experience at any age. But for someone looking to donate their time after retirement, volunteering can offer a number of additional benefits that enhance physical, emotional, and mental health…..
A healthy immune system is the body’s first and most important line of defense against disease and illness, especially for people susceptible to age-related injuries and health problems. Whether you or a loved one are taking medication, being treated for a….
Some degree of memory loss is a common part of the aging process. According to the National Institute on Aging, there are several factors that can affect memory and cognition in seniors, ranging in severity from mild forgetfulness to dementia and….
The average life expectancy in the United States 78 years old. According to the Social Security Administration, one in four adults aged 65 today will live past the age of 90 and one in ten will live past age 95…..
Andrew Salmon, a third-generation member of the Salmon family, was introduced to the family business serving older adults at an early age. Working as a transporter for residents, then later in the maintenance and dietary departments, Andrew experienced the importance….
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….
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 as Director of Nurses at Beaumont….
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….