Recovering after a surgery, illness or injury? Learn how short term rehabilitation can help you get back on your feet.
COVID-19 has caused many people to feel anxious and depressed. We offer some steps to take to help alleviate these feelings.
It's important for caregivers of senior loved ones to also take care of themselves. Learn how in this blog.
Mindfulness can help ground us during times of high stress. Our Edna Young Gordon Healthy Brain and Memory Center offers some ways to incorporate mindfulness into your daily routine.
Caring for a loved one with dementia during COVID-19? Our Edna Young Gordon Healthy Brain and Memory Center offers some recreational activities to keep your loved one engaged and healthy.
Learn how a memory care program can support your loved one with dementia.
A primary care physician is often the first line of defense in living a healthy life. Read to learn more about why it's so important to have one that you can trust.
Considering independent living? This article looks at the advantages offered by independent living communities.
A hospice social worker can be an incredible means of support during a difficult time. Read to find out ways they can help.
Know someone who is a primary caregiver for an elderly loved one? They may need your support. This blog offers some ways that you can help.
Senior Day Care programs offer many activities that provide both social, recreational, and cognitive benefits. This blog looks at what some of those activities are and why they are important.
Losing one's independence is a common fear of the aging process. Learn how to safely maintain independence during the senior years.
Depression is not a normal part of aging. Learn how you can help an elderly loved one with depression.
Being the primary caregiver for an elderly loved one can often be a major life change. This blog offers tips to help prevent caregiver burnout.
Hospice care is designed to help bring comfort to patients with a life-limiting illness. Learn how Hospice uses a variety of pain management techniques to ensure comfort at the end of life.
Wondering how an Adult Day Care can help your senior loved one? This article explores some of the benefits.
Many people still think of nursing homes as retirement homes. This article explores some of the myths that still exist.
This blog explores and examines the various types of senior living facilities available in the community.
What are the typical signs of depression in the elderly? This blog provides a look at some warning signs and what you can do to help your senior loved one suffering from depression.
This blog explores the many ways to research and choose a primary care physician.
Chronic back pain is one of the leading diseases and injuries world wide. During Pain Awareness Month, we take a look at its effects and some possible ways to remedy the pain.
Learn how a senior home care company can benefit your loved one.
This blog looks at some stereotypes about seniors and how they came to be.
Read to learn about the symptoms and signs of Caregiver Burnout Syndrome.
Need a change? Staff Psychologist Marcy Shoemaker's latest article for the "Jewish Exponent" offers tips on reinventing your life.
Learn ways to support the caregivers in your life.
Trying to find the right care for your senior loved one can be overwhelming. Find out what a senior care advisor does and how they can help you.
A number of health issues are acknowledged during the months of May and June. Learn about mental health issues especially prevention of suicide, Alzheimer's disease and chronic migraines in Dr. Marcy Shoemaker's latest "Jewish Exponent" article.
Learn how to get the most out of your stay in short-term rehabilitation so that you can return healthy and strong.
Staff Psychologist Marcy Shoemaker's latest Jewish Exponent column explores how to find common ground in contentious times.
How to life your life to the fullest while receiving dialysis treatments.
Abramson Medical Adult Day Program offers seniors a safe daytime environment with engaging activities and services to help keep them healthy. Read to find out more.
Staff Psychologist Marcy Shoemaker explores how to get through difficult life changes.
Hospice provides many services for patients and families beyond medical care. Read to find out how hospice can benefit you and your loved ones.
Read Staff Psychologist Marcy Shoemaker's latest column for the Jewish Exponent.
A senior care manager can be an invaluable ally to have when trying to navigate senior care options. Learn what questions you should ask before hiring.
Memory issues are a concern for many seniors and their loved ones. Learn how Abramson Medical Adult Day Services provides memory and cognitive care.
Read Staff Psychologist Marcy Shoemaker's latest column for the Jewish Exponent about why celebrations are an important part of society.
The blog discusses the importance of engaging in education during your senior years. A number of ways to get involved in continuing education is discussed along with the many benefits
Many people make New Year's resolutions each year. Consider taking a new approach this year and "Don't Make a New Year's Resolution."
This blog explores the many benefits of music therapy for seniors.
This article discusses ways to handle difficult discussions and reduce fears during the holiday season.
This blog article by guest author Dr. David Gerstman, resident at the Mildred Shor Inn, gives a quick look at Parkinson's Disease.
This article explores the importance of communicating with seniors in your life in a changing world.
The blog discusses how pet therapy benefits the pet therapist, pet and the client.
Food is an integral part of life - to providing us with nutrients to being an important component of holiday celebrations - but many seniors face food restrictions. This blog explores how those restrictions impact seniors' lives and offers solutions to make eating fun again.
Lonely seniors can experience a decline in health more quickly than those with strong social connections. Find out how, as a caregiver, you can ensure your older loved one maintains relationships with friends, family and other social groups.
Age-related memory loss is a natural part of growing older. Learn some exercises that will help keep your mind sharp.
Find out some ways to live your senor years healthy and happy.
Many patients complete rehab with the expectation that their recovery is over. It is helpful for patients to consider the preocess of rehab as an ongoing process and set both short and long term goals as part of their recovery process.
This blog discusses the occurrence of falls in seniors and suggests ways to avoid and reduce falls.
This blog discusses the benefits of Senior Concierge Services and the role of a senior concierge
The blog, "Silent Heroes", discusses the complex role of the caregiver and gives suggestions to help reduce the stress and demands.
Keep your senior loved one happy and healthy this summer with some tips on how to beat the heat.
Choosing to hire a hospice provider can bring great comfort and relief to both the patient and their family members. Find out when is the right time to call.
Embrace the summer season with tips from our latest Jewish Exponent column.
The care received after stroke is instrumental in helping overall recovery. Find out more about rehabilitation after stroke.
Learn how personal care services can benefit your older loved one.
Find out why staying active is healthy no matter what your age.
The blog discusses the stress and responsibility of being a caregiver. A number of suggestions for caregivers are discussed and the need for caregiver's to take personal time in order to achieve stress reduction is reinforced.
A blog that discusses the importance and benefits of medical adult day care including medication management, socialization, cognitive challenges and personalized activities
Find out how in-home care can be beneficial for your loved one.
Perceptions of seniors are slowly changing. Find out how seniors are living active healthy lifestyles and what that means for society overall.
Learn how to best navigate the process of coping with changes in your loved one after a stroke.
Good mental health is essential to overall healthy aging. Find out how to screen your loved one for depression and what steps you can take to help them remain engaged and happy.
Chronic pain affects many people. Find out some positive steps that can help you manage your aches and pains.
The winter months can be particularly challenging for seniors. Find out how to address the mobility and safety concerns that winter can present.
Practical gifts like a fleece blanket, sentimental gifts like family photos, or just simply spending time with your ill loved one can bring them comfort and love. Read for some other gift ideas for hospice patients.
Read for some tips on how to make sure you are caring for yourself during the busy holiday season.
Find out how a pet or visit with a therapy animal can provide comfort to the seniors.
The blog article discusses the importance of staying active after receiving a diagnosis of dementia. The importance of socialization, exercises, cognitive activities etc are recommended. Also the importance of caregiver activity is also reinforced
November 25th is National Listening Day. Read to find out why listening is a good skill to have.
This blog discusses the many challenges in life faced by most individuals. Various theories and recommendations are reviewed.
We honor the dedicated Home Care and Hospice professionals this National Home Care and Hospice Month.
In recognition of National Healthy Skin Month, here are some tips on taking care of your older loved one's skin.
Read to find out how our differences can be an asset to our community.
The Abramson Center honored employees and celebrated their commitment to providing quality service to all residents, patients and family members at the annual employee appreciation event. At the same time recognizing the importance of employee retention in the delivery of qualtiy healthcare.
Everyone has an opinion on what your life choices should be. Challenge those opinions and noisy questions and live the life that you want.
Joining a support group can be immensely helpful for those caring for older loved ones. Find out how.
Telling your loved one that they need to stop driving can be a difficult conversation. Read for some tips on how to make the transitions smooth.
The senior years can be a time of many life transitions. Read to find out how to cope with changes in your life.
Even though we live in a world that has changed drastically over the past few decades, there are some things that have remained the same. Read to get seniors' perspectives on the world today.
This article tells caregivers what to expect when a loved one is in the last stage of dementia.
Seniors share valuable lessons from past presidential campaigns.
A blog that discusses the symptoms related to moderate dementia with helpful hints for caregivers.
The blog focuses on encouraging seniors to challenge the myths of aging and incorporating interests both new and old in defining their purpose.
This blog post identifies symptoms of early dementia and how to help loved ones adapt to a diagnoses.
Growing older may come with some challenges. Read to find ways that can help maintain one's independence during the senior years.
Find out how in-home nursing care can keep your loved one safe when recovering after a hospitalization or just need extra help at home.
Read to find out why relationships are important all throughout life.
Learn tips and tricks to get you and your elderly loved one through the winter season healthy and happy.
Find out how a professional geriatric care manager can help you find the right care for your elderly loved one.
Find out why maintaining or beginning an exercise program can help ensure healthy aging.
Sleep is important at any age. Read this article to understand how aging can affect sleep patterns and for tips on how to get a good night's sleep.
Cardiac rehabilitation can help get patients manage their cardiac diseases or get back on their feet after heart surgery. This blog article explores what patients can expect during rehabilitation.
Learn how to differentiate between delirium and dementia in elderly patients and the importance of quick treatment.
Find out how the use of assessment tools can help you determine the level of care needed by your elderly loved one.
When choosing a hospice, it is important to consider whether care should be received inpatient or at home. Read this article to find out how to make the best decision for you and your loved ones.
Find out how to detect and treat depression in your elderly loved one.
Caring for an elderly loved one can be both fulfilling and stressful. Read this article to find ways to avoid caregiver burnout.
In part two of exploring how to pay for senior care, read tips on how to approach the subject with your elderly loved ones.
Read options about how to pay for senior care.
The effects of a stroke can be difficult on both the patient and their caregiver. Read this article to find out how to find help caring for a loved one who has suffered a stroke.
Maintaining proper nutrition is an important part of senior living, especially for those with certain medical conditions. Read on for how to prevent malnutrition when caring for an elderly loved one.
Find out information on home health care for seniors.
Read this blog post to learn more about hospice services.
Learn about how seniors with dementia can benefit from in-home care.
Maintaining independence is important no matter what a person's age. Read this blog article to find out ways to help stay independent through the aging process.
This blog explores some of the life lessons learned from speaking with geriatric clients.
Read about the benefits of medical adult day services and how they can help you or your loved one age in place.
This post explores how exercise and socialization can help increase your overall quality of life.
A blog post about the existence of love and intimacy during all stages of life. The importance of love during the senior years and how to overcome obstacles from family and friends.
This blog focuses on the important role caregivers provide and how they can find the help they need.
If you are wondering if your loved one needs extra help or if you need support as a caregiver, this blog will give you some advice and tips on how to get the help you and your loved one need.
Many people may find themselves dealing with feelings of sadness during the holidays, read on to discover tips to make the most of your holiday season.
A quality hospice program offers many benefits. This article will challenge some misbeliefs about hospice programs and explore how hospice provides comfort and care to patients and their family members.
The holiday season can emphasize the transitioning roles between elderly parents and their children. Find out how to ease the transitions to enjoy and happy and healthy holiday.
There are many things to consider when choosing a senior home care service. Read on for some guidelines to help you determine which home care provider is right for you.
As flu season approaches, learn how to keep both you and your loved ones healthy.
A common thought expressed by many individuals during these transitional situations is that they fear the process of aging may restrict their ability to make choices and live independently. This article will analyze this.
Questions to consider when choosing a short-term rehabilitation facility after a hospital stay.
Keeping hydrated during the summer is important for both seniors and their caretakers. Learn how to stay healthy and hydrated.
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