As seniors age, they begin to have new needs. There may come a time where it no longer makes sense for them to live at home completely at home. While there are more traditional care facilities available, like nursing homes, not all seniors have advanced care needs. Instead, an assisted living community can offer a safe and stable environment for your loved one to live. These communities offer so many benefits and can make daily life a lot more fun.
3 December 2019
The diagnosis of Alzheimer's can be devastating due to its incurable and progressive nature. Once the diagnosis is made, this does not mean your loved one must abruptly leave their home. But as symptoms progress, there may be signs your loved one needs an Alzheimer's care facility. Wandering One of the biggest concerns with Alzheimer's is that people with the disease may wander away from home. This can present substantial risks of not only becoming lost or meeting up with a dangerous person, but depending on the weather, there may be the risk of temperature-related illness or death.
20 September 2019
If you fell down and hurt your back, you know how painful this can be. Once the doctor determines nothing is broken, they will suggest that you do orthopedic rehab. This type of rehab helps with problems with the musculoskeletal system, including muscles, tendons, cartilage, joints, ligaments, and bones. Below is information on how orthopedic rehab can help you so you will understand this before your first appointment. Heat and Ice
25 June 2019
You may be surprised to learn that more deaths are caused by heat waves than all other weather events combined in the United States. The population most at risk from a heat-related event is senior citizens aged 65 years and older, with the majority of emergency room visits and fatalities occurring in this age group. As global weather patterns change, studies show that the amount and duration of heat spells is also increasing.
15 May 2019