Following an illness or surgery requiring hospitalization, many people need short-term inpatient rehabilitation. During this time, Santé provides competent, compassionate care that encompasses the whole person, encouraging and promoting healing through therapies while managing the patient's overall health and wellness.
Providing personal care for a loved one in your home can be both rewarding and challenging. Because their needs and routines differ from yours, providing care assistance doesn't always come as naturally as you might guess. We hope these tips make it a little easier on you and your loved one.
If an elderly loved one has lost body strength, they could be at risk for a debilitating health diagnosis. While preventing certain illnesses isn’t guaranteed, there are tremendous health benefits for those who exercise regularly. Healthy seniors also have a better chance of remaining independent in their elder years. Luckily, even if someone has never engaged in physical activity before, they can still improve endurance and enjoy the health benefits of regular exercise, no matter how old.
Seniors living on their own face potential challenges and dangers in their own home. Daily tasks like cooking and walking can be hazardous if the home is not properly assessed and modified for elderly occupants. There are some simple ways you can improve home safety for seniors. Download and complete the printable checklist below for safety tips and advice.