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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Dental Health for Seniors

Dental Health for Seniors

Dental health plays a significant role in overall health from the time we are young into our senior years. Therefore, we have put together a few tips on dental health for seniors.

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Older Driver Safety: Age-Related Changes and Resources

older driver safety

Having a drivers license and owning a car brings a sense of freedom that never changes. Therefore, many seniors are hesitant to stop driving, even after it becomes unsafe. We will discuss the age-related changes that can make driving dangerous and older driver safety to ensure your parents and senior loved ones are safe on the road.

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Health Benefits of Creativity for Seniors

health benefits of creativity for seniors

People have been creating art since the dawn of time. From prehistoric cave paintings to Shakespearean plays, humans are, at our core, a creative bunch. This is good news because science has proven time and time again that creativity has significant health benefits. Therefore, we have put together some of the many health benefits of creativity for seniors.

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Great Apps and Technology for Seniors to Explore

apps and technology for seniors

According to numerous statistics, seniors are increasingly embracing technology. While there is a divide in use between younger and older adults, as the 55+ age crowd observes other people utilizing tech in their daily lives, more are trying it and seeing its benefits. Seniors are experiencing an increase in connection with loved ones, learning opportunities and lifestyle enhancement which encourages them to pull through learning curves. Keep in mind, all technology is not created equal. Therefore, some devices and apps may be more beneficial for an older crowd than others. The following are a few great examples of apps and technology for seniors.

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Exercising Tips for Seniors

Exercising Tips for Seniors

No matter what age, exercise is essential for living a healthier, happier, stronger and more flexible life. However, as the years pass and your body changes, you need to adjust your exercise regiment to accommodate your body’s abilities and limitations. Therefore, we have put together a few exercising tips for seniors to stay safe, feel better about your body and help make exercise a daily habit.

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How to Control Sugar Cravings for Seniors

How to Control Sugar Cravings for Seniors

If are a senior who has a serious sweet tooth, you are not alone. In fact, Americans’ love of sugar has resulted in some concerning dietary habits. Therefore, we will discuss how to control sugar cravings for seniors.

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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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