People who have experienced an accident, injury, surgery, or chronic condition often are referred to a physical therapist to aid in their recovery. If the condition affects a person’s ability to go about their normal day, occupational therapy (OT) also may be prescribed.
For those caring for someone with dementia, chances are that you have become a problem solver, finding solutions to situations that arise as part of your loved one’s journey through the course of their disease. Many have discovered that technology can be a part of that solution.
Elderwood Regional Director of Dining Services Daryl Cronk has prepared a fun healthy recipe that is a fun activity for the whole family to prepare. Take a stay-cation with this Healthy Street Taco recipe that will transport you to the streets of Oaxaca, Mexico.
February is Heart Month, which is a good time to renew or begin your efforts to keep your heart healthy. Your heart pumps blood to all the other organs in your body. A heart that isn’t healthy is more vulnerable to disease – and that can lead to other serious health problems.
A caregiver is defined as a person who provides direct care to another. Many people take on the role of caregiving during their lifetime, whether it be for their own children, family members or parents as they age.
With more than five million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease, families across the country are faced with the difficult challenge of explaining the illness and how it impacts those we love to their children. Navigating a conversation that informs children about memory loss and behavioral changes can help create a supportive atmosphere for the child and a loved one living with memory impairment.
The greatest holiday memories come from gathering around the table and enjoying a delicious meal. Elderwood Dining Services Director Daryl Cronk has the perfect recipe for you to enjoy as you gather around the table to make memories this holiday season.
2020 hasn’t been the start to the new decade we would have liked. Yet, as the year begins to wind down and we head into the holiday season, there is still much for which to be thankful = despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
Given that most of the year has been filled with uncertainty, worry and frustration, we may be inclined to rush headlong toward a happier season and a new year glittered with the hope that in 2021 we can get back to normal.
Autumn is one of the most beautiful seasons. Green leaves turn into beautiful hues of red and gold. The season of change also welcomes some delicious desserts.