Falls are the main cause of both fatal and non-fatal injuries in people age 65 and older. According to the National Council on Aging (NCOA), one in four older Americans … Continue reading Stay safe during senior living by following these 6 steps to prevent falls
Though people of any age can be afflicted with joint pain, it is far more common in seniors than in any other age group. Chronic joint pain in older adults … Continue reading Active senior living communities offer help for those with arthritis
When Rose, at age 78, suffered a debilitating stroke, she found her path back to near-normalcy through therapy—but not physical therapy alone. Her condition required a combination of physical, speech, … Continue reading Short-term rehabilitation for seniors: physical, speech, occupational, and respiratory therapy
People of all ages today, including seniors, can rely on the proven benefits of rehabilitation therapy to help them regain physical mobility and ease back into a normal life at … Continue reading Short-term rehab increases independence and enjoyment of daily life
Physicians frequently recommend rehabilitation services for seniors and others following hospitalization due to stroke, serious injury, or surgery. Doctors also prescribe rehab therapy for people dealing with chronic pain or … Continue reading Rehab services aid our Residents and greater community members in healing and recovery
Lancaster countians will come together for the sixth straight year on Nov. 17 to raise money to support vital good works accomplished by more than 400 charitable organizations throughout our community. And, as in the past, we expect that the response will be truly extraordinary.
Rehabilitation services assist older adults in improving their quality of life by helping them recover from the effects of injury, illness or surgery and regain their independence. Rehabilitation is focused on making the daily activities of life easier—getting out of bed, bathing, walking, going up and down stairs, and shopping. “Rehab” can have significant value as part of an ongoing wellness program as well.
We often hear from seniors and their families that they feel relieved following the move to a personal care residence at our continuing care retirement community (CCRC). We get comments like “I’ll never have to move again,” “This feels like home” and “Everything I need is right here.”
The best continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) ensure that their residents experience the kind of retirement that perfectly suits their wants and needs. Though these senior living communities are skilled … Continue reading On-demand services at CCRCs offer convenience for active seniors
The demand for CCRCs continues to increase and is expected to grow as baby boomers decide how to spend their retirement years.