Category: Assisted Living
As we get older, it is particularly important to select foods that supply the correct balance of nutrition to the body. A healthy diet can help fight or avoid infection and disease and keep you active. Here are some things….
Falls are the number one cause of injuries in older adults. Even a simple fall can result in a broken wrist or arm, a hip fracture or serious head and brain injuries. According to the Center for Disease Control and….
Using everyday objects to stimulate senses can trigger emotions and memories in seniors who have lost their ability to connect with the world around them. Look around your home — most objects supply us with sensory input. Those family photos….
Jodi Tolman Stopped by Sharon TV’s “The Law, Your Money and You” Whitney Place Assisted Living and Memory Care at Sharon Community Sales Director Jodi Tolman recently appeared on the Sharon Community Television program The Law, Your Money, and You to….
If you take medication, especially more than one, it is easy to miss a dose or to mix up which one to take when. If you are caring for someone else, it is particularly important their medications be managed properly…..
It is common for some people in their senior years to suffer from clinical depression, but that doesn’t make it normal. More than six million Americans 65 years of age and older are affected by depression, but perhaps as few….
How to provide care to someone who doesn’t think they need it. There may come a time when we notice our parents having difficulties with everyday activities, such as dressing or cooking, doing laundry or other housekeeping chores. Bills may….
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….
Difficult dementia behaviors can run the gamut from angry outbursts to more physical manifestations of conduct and dealing with them may be one of the most stressful duties of being a caregiver. Any anger or frustration you may feel as….
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….