Preparing for Your First Dementia Caregiving Journey

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Becoming a dementia caregiver for the first time can seem overwhelming. It’s important to prepare and understand what’s ahead of you so you can better manage your expectation, says John Fredericks, LNHA, Executive Director at Bryn Mawr Terrace, located in Bryn Mawr, PA. 

Why Sleep Is Important for Seniors

Getting a good night’s sleep is one of life’s simple – and essential – pleasures. But many of us end up tossing and turning on a regular basis, leaving us feeling sluggish, grouchy and tired. 

6 Things to Consider When Choosing Short-Term Rehabilitation

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Short-term rehabilitation is an excellent service for individuals who need extra assistance following an accident, illness or surgery. This is particularly true for senior adults. Short-term rehabilitation is focused on providing the care and therapies necessary to help the individual regain strength and function so they can live safely at home.

Don't Wait for a Crisis: The Benefit of Creating a Care Plan for Your Senior Loved One Now

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While none of us likes to think about our parents or other senior loved ones getting older, senior care experts remind us that there's no time like the present to prepare for their future health needs. Like it or not, the aging process can bring unexpected life changes to seniors that can impact the entire family.

Halloween and COVID-19: How to Celebrate Safely This Year

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The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we think about many aspects of our lives. That includes how we celebrate traditional occasions such as Halloween. The priority today is safety first!

Since many of the communities in our area are allowing parents to decide whether or not their children can participate in Halloween night, it is important to know how to participate safely.