Commonly Asked Questions

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Q: I am coming for a short stay for rehabilitation.  What will happen when I am discharged home?

We encourage residents and family to work closely with our social worker on the day of admission to facilitate the transition from nursing home to your home with appropriate resources or a lower level of care.

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What is Arthritis?

What is Arthritis?

Arthritis is a very common, but misunderstood condition. A common misconception about this condition is that it is a single disease. However, it’s actually a way of referring to joint pain or joint disease. Therefore, we will answer the question, “What is Arthritis?”, as well discuss the types of Arthritis, symptoms, management and prevention tips.

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Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month: How to Boost Your Mental Health

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June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. Therefore, we have put together a few tips on how to boost your mental health.

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Symptoms of Mental Disorders in the Elderly

Mental Disorders in the Elderly

About 20 percent of adults aged 55 or older have experienced some type of mental health concern, but nearly one in three of those seniors do not receive treatment according to CDC. Among the elderly the most common health issue is severe cognitive impairment or dementia. However, depression and mood disorders are also fairy widespread among older adults. We will discuss mental disorders in the elderly, including the symptoms of mental disorders and risk factors for mental disorders.

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Tips for Seniors on How to Avoid Scams

How to Avoid Scams

Unfortunately, seniors in all income brackets are common targets for scams. Scammers often figure that seniors have money or resources and taking advantage of them comes with little risk. However, there are many actions seniors take to spot and deal with scams, as well as how to avoid scams altogether.

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Springtime Activities for Seniors to Improve Mental and Physical Health

Springtime activities for seniors

Springtime is a favorite season for seniors. Taking some time to partake in fun springtime activities can help not only improve senior cognitive function but happiness as well. Therefore, we have put together a few favorite springtime activities for seniors.

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Spring Cleaning Tips for Seniors to Ease the Process

Spring Cleaning Tips for Seniors

Spring is here and it is a great time do some cleaning, while also making the most of your time and energy. We have put together a few spring cleaning tips for seniors to ease the process. Spring cleaning for seniors is all about planning ahead, following a list, starting small, embracing safety and knowing actions to take annually.

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Tax Tips for Seniors

Tax Tips for Seniors

Filing taxes for seniors can be a daunting task. Therefore, a tax professional can a much-welcoming asset. Even if you rely on an accountant though, still take the time educate yourself on tax breaks for seniors. We have put together some helpful tax tips for seniors.

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Foods to Improve Brain Health for Seniors

Foods to Improve Brain Health

According to researchers, there’s links between compounds in the foods we eat and a decreased rate of Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia. In fact, some researchers believe that food and nutrition need to be a key focus in the investigation of ways to prevent and treat the disease. Therefore, we have put together a list of foods to improve brain health for seniors.

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How to Prevent Falls in Seniors

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Senior falls are the leading cause of both non-fatal and fatal injuries. Therefore, taking preventative action can help decrease chances of falling in seniors. We have put together a few tips on how to prevent falls in seniors.

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Importance of Cancer Screening Awareness for Older Adults

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Cancer screening awareness for older adults is important because test recommendations vary for different age groups.  Make sure to discuss the pros and cons of cancer screening tests with your doctor. Knowledge of cancer screening for older adults provides the power to make the best decisions for your particular situation. Therefore, we will discuss cancer screening for older tips, as well as a few tips and recommendations.
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