Nearly 90 percent of seniors plan to remain at home in their Golden Years, according to the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP). There are many advantages of home living, from increased independence to comfort, familiarity and accessibility to nearby family and friends. When a senior chooses this option, rather than moving to a nursing home or assisted living facility, loved ones often worry about the safety of their elderly relative.
Many patients with injuries or illnesses hear about the benefits of occupational therapy. If you haven’t heard about occupational therapy before, you may be unfamiliar with how it works. Occupational therapy is a broad term for patient-centered practices designed to help someone with a physical or mental deficit complete daily activities.
Dying is a taboo subject in American culture. It’s something that most people don’t want to think about, let alone discuss with their loved ones. Yet this important life transition is on the minds of many elderly and terminally ill patients. It’s natural to experience fear, grief and worry in the final stages of life.… Read More »
May is Older Americans Month and a great time to remind our friends of the support services we offer to senior Arizona residents every day! At Santé, we pride ourselves in being a step above the rest by providing the most beautiful, comfortable rooms in our short-term rehab facilities and the most experienced, compassionate staff throughout… Read More »