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Summer-Friendly Vacations for Seniors With Disabilities

Summer-Friendly Vacations for Seniors With Disabilities For older adults who wish to travel alone or with their loved ones, details are key. Critical elements such as comfort during movement, assistance for persons with disabilities, and wheelchair access make all the difference. Indeed, traveling as a senior with disabilities raises multiple questions. For example, what should…

Baybrooke Village Care and Rehab Center Senior Dining

Supportive Dining: A Fresh Approach

For people living with dementia, dining can serve up a host of challenges. Many memory care residents in skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) and other senior living communities are finicky eaters, and food preferences often turn on a dime. Some have difficulty discerning colors, temperatures, and plate boundaries. Chewing and swallowing may eventually be compromised, along…

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.…

Self-compassion: Banishing Caregiver Burnout

If you’re a caregiver taking care of a family member at home, what you do for your loved one every day is no doubt all consuming. From showering, toileting, dressing, and feeding your loved one, to making frequent trips to the doctor and pharmacy – all while keeping up with household chores – you may find you’re losing sleep, and another day comes too soon.