Physical Therapy and Wound Care for Seniors

By typowebsupport | September 25, 2019 |

Is there a reason to look towards physical therapy and wound care for seniors?   What is the connection between physical therapy and wound care?   It may come a news to some, but seniors with acute or chronic wounds can be referred to physical therapy, for helping the wounds to heal better and faster.…

Diabetes Care for a Senior with Cognitive Impairment

By typowebsupport | September 25, 2019 |

Generally when an adult patient is diagnosed with diabetes, the patient is included in their own care team. When a senior patient has diabetes, the diabetic management plan can become more complicated. Sometimes, special help is needed for the senior diabetic patient. This is especially so if a senior patient has cognitive impairment. Diabetes is…

Sleep Solutions for a Patient in a Rehab Center

By typowebsupport | September 19, 2019 |

The greatest advantage of post-acute rehabilitation in a great rehab center is the top-notch medical care provided. That being said, a resident who is staying in the rehab center for a number of days or weeks might have a sleep-challenge. The patient is not in their own home, the environment is different. It takes most…

Hand Exercises for Stroke Survivors – it’s in Your Hands

By typowebsupport | September 18, 2019 |

What is the importance of doing hand exercises for stroke survivors? The importance of early activity in limbs that were affected by a stroke, has been proven by studies.   Usually, a stroke survivor will learn how to exercise an affected hand with the help of a physical and/or occupational therapist. Therapists will teach ways…

Messages of Self-Compassion for Seniors

By typowebsupport | September 11, 2019 |

What are messages of self-compassion? Self-compassion for seniors is a tool to help a person appreciate what they have, while using coping skills to deal with challenges.   Aging gracefully by seniors take planning and not a little effort. Life keeps throwing curveballs, especially in the area of health. How a person will cope with…

Enhancing Senior Living with Music

By typowebsupport | September 11, 2019 |

What can relieve seniors of boredom, facilitate social interaction, and bring mental and medical benefits? Music! Enhancing senior living with music is a gateway to a host of benefits to seniors.   Read on about how music benefits seniors and especially seniors who are in rehab.   Listening to music has so many benefits. It…

Join Us In Supporting Beth Israel Medical Center Children’s Hospital!

By typowebsupport | September 10, 2019 |

Avoiding Bedsores and Pressure Sores in Seniors

By typowebsupport | September 5, 2019 |

Avoiding bedsores and pressure sores in seniors is a project requiring paying attention to a patient’s position. This applies to patients who spend a lot of time in bed or in a wheel chair. When there is pressure on a particular part of the body for a length of time, it causes a lack of…

Senior Health: Yoga for Bedridden Patients

By typowebsupport | September 4, 2019 |

Where does yoga for bedridden patients fit into the exercise-for-seniors-scene? The importance of exercise in senior health features prominently. There are many types of exercise. Seniors are often recommended to try tai chi or yoga as well as water-based exercising. These are low impact exercises that can build body strength. If a patient is bedridden…

Our September Calendar and Newsletter are Here!

By typowebsupport | August 30, 2019 |

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