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Sing Along Seniors! Holiday Singing is a Health Activity

By Brookhaven Care | December 24, 2019 |

Singing has many benefits for all of us, and for seniors this is true too. Let’s see how holiday singing is a health activity. And let’s see how singing is something that we can benefit from all year long!   Is There Proof That Singing Affects Your Health? Yes, there is some research on the…

Senior Health – Tips for Medicine Management

By Brookhaven Care | December 19, 2019 |

In our day and age, there are many medical cures for many illnesses. It brings with it, a need for tips for medicine management. A vast bank of medical knowledge has been developed. That means that if a person has a one ailment, the doctor can prescribe a medication. And if a person has a…

Daily Dose of Inspiration!

By Brookhaven Care | December 17, 2019 |

From our good friends at www.Caregiverlist.com!

Older Driver Safety Awareness Week – Seniors Who Want to Drive

By Brookhaven Care | December 12, 2019 |

If you are reading this article in Brookhaven’s fabulous website, chances are that you or a loved one is making a recovery journey. Post-stroke rehab, for example, can be long and complicated. However, this week is Older Driver Safety Awareness Week, so let’s look into returning to driving. An older driver might want to return…

Daily Dose of Inspiration!

By Brookhaven Care | December 11, 2019 |

From our good friends at www.Caregiverlist.com!

Senior Rehab Due to Shoveling Snow?

By Brookhaven Care | December 5, 2019 |

How could a senior adult end up in hospital or rehab due to shoveling snow? Quite easily, unfortunately. The combination of weather factors and health factors could put a person into senior rehab due to shoveling snow.   Snow seems like such a pure, innocent material. It’s soft, white and comes down, oh, so quietly.…

Celebrating National Handwashing Awareness Week

By Brookhaven Care | December 4, 2019 |

Join us in celebrating National Handwashing Awareness Week. Regular handwashing, particularly before and after certain activities, is one of the best ways to remove germs, avoid getting sick, and prevent the spread of germs to others. It’s quick, it’s simple, and it can keep us all from getting sick. Handwashing is a win for everyone, except…

Happy Thanksgiving!

By Brookhaven Care | November 27, 2019 |

November is the time to be thankful, a time to remember and to embrace those who enrich our lives. Wishing you a harvest of blessings, good health, and good times. Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving and National Family Health History Day

By Brookhaven Care | November 25, 2019 |

Thanksgiving and National Family Health History Day have become bound together in harmony since 2004. That was the year in which the U.S. Surgeon General established the bond between Thanksgiving and National Family Health History Day. What was the goal of doing this? The main goal was to encourage people to become more aware of…

COPD Awareness: Shine the Light on Senior COPD Rehab

By Brookhaven Care | November 21, 2019 |

November is COPD Awareness Month. People are focussing on COPD, how to avoid it and how to live with it. COPD with its chronic, challenging symptoms, can have worse effects on seniors. Senior COPD rehab helps seniors fight the COPD symptoms. These usually include that the patient: Cannot do activities of daily living due to…