Rehabilitation

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New Technology and Occupational Therapy

New Technology and Occupational Therapy Technology is revolutionizing how seniors receive and practice occupational therapy. Many seniors want and need to do daily activities to care for themselves. Unfortunately, due to complications that develop with age, performing once effortless actions become challenging. Occupational therapy at skilled nursing facilities and skilled nursing hospitals helps seniors learn…

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Optimizing Nutrition to Promote Wound Healing in Seniors

Optimizing Nutrition to Promote Wound Healing in Seniors We have all experienced a scratch, tear, cut or other type of wound. Some individuals are better equipped than others at healing these wounds. Serious wounds, including decubitus ulcers or pressure sores, may require medical intervention and nutrition support. best-foods-for-senior-healing Why Are Seniors Different In Their Recovery?…

Home Health vs. Skilled Nursing: Is One More Beneficial Than the Other

Home Health vs. Skilled Nursing: Is One More Beneficial Than the Other According to an AARP study, 95% of seniors wish to stay at home for as long as possible, even if doing so means hiring outside help for day-to-day activities. Unfortunately, life circumstances such as injury and illness often necessitate 24-hour skilled nursing care.…

Connected: Keeping Minds Engaged at Senior Care Communities

In senior living communities, staying mentally active is crucial for overall health and well-being. A key study found that mental activity can also delay the symptoms of Alzheimer’s.
Three female residents at Colonial Nursing & Rehabilitation in Lindale, Texas, a StoneGate senior care community, exemplify the benefits of actively pursuing mind-engaging activities.