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Why Is the Approach to Spinal Surgery Recovery Critical?

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Aug 8, 2022 6:00:00 AM

Spinal surgery recovery and the time it takes to return to normal activities vary for every person. Factors that may affect the prognosis for a full recovery include the type of surgery, symptoms, and degree of disability before the surgery, age, weight, nutrition, diet, and chronic medical conditions. Lifestyle behaviors, such as smoking, alcohol consumption, and being sedentary, can affect your body’s ability to heal and prolong recovery time.

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Topics: Spinal Rehab

4 Things to Look for in a Spinal Surgery Rehab Program

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Aug 1, 2022 12:05:27 PM

The thought of spinal surgery can be intimidating. And envisioning the recovery process after such a serious surgery can be even more so. But it doesn’t have to be a scary process. With a solid plan, rehab professionals can guide you through recovery.

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Topics: Spinal Rehab

What Is Important to Understand About Spinal Surgery?

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Aug 1, 2022 11:48:14 AM

If you need spinal surgery, you're not alone. As many as 450,000 people in the United States have spinal cord injuries (SCIs) that impact the spinal cord's ability to transmit signals from the brain to the body's various systems. SCIs may affect a patient's sensory, motor, and autonomic functions. Spinal surgery is a common treatment to help them relieve pain and regain mobility.

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Topics: Spinal Rehab

Five Things to Know About Memory Care at Dementia Care Facilities

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Jun 29, 2022 8:15:00 AM

“More than 50 percent of residents in assisted living and nursing homes have some form of dementia or cognitive impairment, and that number is increasing every day,” according to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Download our ebook to learn the most important factors when considering memory care services for your loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia.

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Topics: Memory Care

Memory Care Requirements: What to Expect from Staff and Caregivers

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Jun 21, 2022 9:30:00 AM

Choosing a memory care home to entrust with the care of your loved one requires a great deal of consideration. Knowing their caregivers will do a superb job can go a long way to easing concerns. Read on to find out how to pick the best facility to care for your loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia.

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Topics: Memory Care

Memory Care Services: Activities and Programming That Can Help

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Jun 15, 2022 8:15:00 AM

Memory care is a form of residential long-term care that provides intensive, specialized care for people with memory issues. Specialized caregivers offer guidance, support, and daily supervision to patients who need dementia care services. Working together to design activities that boost cognitive functioning, caregivers can help reduce agitation, confusion, and related health issues for dementia and Alzheimer's patients at any stage of the disease.

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When Should Someone with Dementia Go into a Care Home?

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Jun 6, 2022 9:00:00 AM

A long-term memory care facility can be the best option to provide a safe and structured environment that reduces stress for patients struggling with dementia. It also offers various memory-enhancing activities to help slow the progression of symptoms

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Topics: Memory Care

What's New with Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease Research?

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Jun 1, 2022 8:30:00 AM

Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease researchers have been making some remarkable breakthroughs. Here are just a few of the most significant discoveries that will impact how caretakers approach memory care.

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Topics: Memory Loss

The Importance of a Safe Physical Environment in Memory Care Living

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | May 25, 2022 9:45:00 AM

The symptoms of Alzheimer's and dementia can lead to many safety challenges, particularly as frequency and acuity increase over time. Confusion, memory loss and poor cognitive function can go from minor nuisances in an individual’s life to presenting major risks, as activities once taken for granted, such as managing medication or turning off a stove, become increasingly challenging.

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Memory Care Facilities That Accept Medicaid and Medicare: 4 FAQs Answered

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | May 16, 2022 9:50:00 AM

If your loved one suffers from Alzheimer's disease or another type of dementia, memory care will likely be an important option as the condition progresses. The cost of such care can be substantial for many families, but there are ways to get financial aid from Medicare and Medicaid.

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Topics: Memory Care