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Elective Surgery After Retirement

September 10, 2017 | Leave a response

Elective Surgery After Retirement When scheduling an elective surgery like knee, hip or shoulder replacement, advance planning is critical to a quick and safe recovery. Elective (from the Latin word ‘eligere’ meaning to choose) means ...

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Who Needs Subacute Care?

September 5, 2017 | Leave a response

Who Needs Subacute Care? Subacute care serves the needs of individuals suffering from a serious illness, injury or exacerbation of a disease. Patients who require this level of care are medically stable and do not need hospitalization but must be cared for by an interdisciplinary team of trained professionals to manage their specific condition. This team can include physicians, nurses, and other relevant disciplines such as physical and occupational therapists, dieticians, activity workers, etc. Patients with complex care requirements such as infusion therapy, pain management, inhalation therapy & wound care as well as those recovering from strokes and other neurological disorders will benefit from subacute care. The length of stay for each patient depends on individual needs. 3 Benefits of ...

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Top Things to do in Retirement Homes

August 27, 2017 | Leave a response

Top Things to do in Retirement Homes Are you looking for ideas on fun activities for seniors? Retirement homes and assisted living facilities can offer safe and interactive activities to engage your elderly family members. ...

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Local Summer Events for Seniors

July 5, 2017 | Leave a response

Local Summer Events for Seniors Studies show that seniors who enjoy an active social life can add years to their life. While retirement residences like The Holiday have a range of planned programs to engage residents, interacting with the community at local concerts and events will keep your aging loved ones connected and make them feel good about themselves. Musical entertainment, in particular, has a multitude of emotional, cognitive and physical benefits for the elderly. Dancing increases mobility and coordination while singing along to favorite tunes improves awareness and concentration. Most importantly, participation in a group gives them a sense of belonging and joy. Music Concerts at Elizabeth Park Conservancy Our residents always look forward to the summer concert series ...

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