Elderwood Blog

How to Plan a Successful Recovery After Discharge from Subacute Rehab

It can be a long and challenging journey for patients recovering from an illness, injury, or a surgical procedure. Many who have been hospitalized will need to transition to a subacute rehab setting to continue their recovery for a safe return back home. The idea of going home is no doubt a welcome thought, but it may also come with fear and anxiety when the recovery process needs to continue after discharge.

5 Questions to Ask to Get to Know Your Grandparents

Grandparents are a connection to understanding ourselves, and as they age, it’s important to learn from their life experiences. They are an important link to family history and a part of the fabric that makes us who we are. In the hustle and bustle of everyday life, we may forget how much wisdom and background our grandparents can offer us.

5 Fun Summer Activities Seniors Can Enjoy

It’s summertime and the living’s easy – and since the days are longer and the weather is warmer, it’s a great time to try out some new activities or get back into seasonal hobbies and there are some summer activities that are ageless – here are five that seniors can continue to enjoy:

How to Help Children Understand a Loved One’s Memory Loss

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.