Senior Care of West Oaks offers a full range of healthcare services to Austin’s population, ranging from Joint Replacement Therapy programs to extensive Woun...
What Does Nursing Mean to Home Care Assistance Nurses?
In light of it being National Nurses Week, we wanted to spend some time listening to the wisdom and experiences of the amazing nurses in our company. Deanne Belcher, who has been in the home care industry for over 30 … Continue reading →
Exercise Programs for Seniors
Fun, motivating, and convenient - welcome to PrimeFit Gym & Fitness at Leisure Care communities. Learn more about our active, independent living.
How Do I Choose The Right Adult Day Care Program?
Occasional breaks are essential not only to your emotional well-being, but to the well-being of your relationships with the person you are caring for.
Everyone should cook with MSG, says food scientist
"I like to encourage my kids to eat a little healthier, so I'll sprinkle a little 'supersalt' in there. That stuff is really powerful."
Handy Checklist and Tips on How to Find a Good Assisted Living Facility
Looking for assisted living is stressful & overwhelming. We
To Improve Chronic Pain, Get More Sleep (Coffee Helps Too)
Research from Boston Children's Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) shows that chronic sleep loss increases pain sensitivity.
6 People to Question During an Assisted Living Tour
When searching for senior living, how can you tell who is really looking out for your loved one? Here are 6 people to question during your tours.
What is the Gaylord Gauntlet?
The Gaylord Gauntlet 5k & Obstacle Run is held the last Sat. in June on the 500 acre campus of Gaylord Hospital in Wallingford, CT. Proceeds from this great ...
Frozen Shoulder: How can Physical Therapy Help Loosen the Joint?
Are you dealing with a pain in your shoulder during the day and at night? Are you noticing stiffness and decreased motion in your shoulder, making it difficult to perform your daily tasks? There is a chance you may have Adhesive Capsulitis, also known as Frozen Shoulder. Adhesive capsulitis commonly affects women more than men and it usually occurs between the ages of 40-70 years old. There is no known cause why people develop frozen shoulder, but studies show that those with diabetes, stroke, or Parkinson’s may be at a higher risk. It also tends to develop in those that have had an injury to the shoulder, or during periods of immobilization. The shoulder is a ball-and-socket joint. It is made up of three bones, the humerus, scapula (shoulder), and clavicle (collar bone)…
How the other horse lives
How the other horse lives ‘How The Other Horse Lives’ aims to raise awareness of the need of working equines in developing countries by showing what they endure on a daily basis compared to well-kept horses here in the UK Charlotte Dujardin is supporting How the other horse lives Brooke’s Global Ambassador Charlotte Dujardin is supporting our How The Other Horse Lives campaign. "I’m supporting Brooke’s new campaign, How The Other Horse Lives. If you want to help, there are lots of ways you can get involved – signing up for monthly donations , by collecting spare change , but my favourite is MyHackathon ." "Hacking is really important for horses and riders – it keeps both fit, and for me, it’s nice to have some chilled out time with the horses outside…