Preparation

Tips for Preparing for Your Joint Replacement Surgery

Tips to Help You Prepare for Winter

Preparing for a Safe and Healthy Winter

Mary Kate Wacker, Director of Admissions at Bryn Mawr Terrace in Bryn Mawr, Pa., says, “Many of us enjoy the change of seasons and the unique beauty that each time of year brings to our world. While all of the seasons can be appealing in their own way, the winter months can also bring special challenges and hazards. This is particularly true for older Americans, some of whom may be already dealing with vision, balance, mobility or general health challenges.

5 Tips for Creating a Plan of Care Before a Crisis Happens

Creating a Plan of Care Before a Crisis Happens

Although it is something that none of us likes to ponder, the passage of time and the effects of aging place our parents and other older loved ones at risk of rapid changes in their health status and capabilities. A sudden illness, a fall or other unexpected event can turn their life – and yours – upside down in an instant.

Given the potential consequences, perhaps the Boy Scout motto, “Be Prepared,” offers the best advice for all of us.

Tips on Easing the Transition to Long-Term Care for Your Loved One

Easing the Transition to Long-Term Care for Your Loved One

Change can be uncomfortable for any of us – regardless of age. However, as we get older change can become even more difficult.

Over the course of our lives, we can become a bit less flexible and more attached to familiar people, places and routines in our environment. In a fast changing world, the “sameness” of a consistent, daily routine and familiar surroundings is often a source of comfort, calm and confidence.   


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