Hospice and palliative care share the same priority—providing the best possible care for someone with a serious illness. Terminal illness is one of the most difficult issues anyone can face, whether you are dealing with symptoms personally or helping a loved one through the process. During this time, it’s important to focus on the quality… Read More »

Watching a loved one cope with illness is difficult. When that illness involves memory loss, it can be even tougher on friends and family. Approximately 47 million people worldwide are afflicted with dementia, according to recent World Health Organization (WHO) estimates.  That number is expected to nearly triple by the year 2050. At Santé, our… Read More »

The summer heat in Arizona can be unbearable, especially when temperatures soar into the triple digits. While it is important for seniors to stay cool when the weather is hot, that doesn’t mean they have to be holed up inside all season. Here, we’ve comprised a list of great summer outing ideas for seniors as… Read More »

Occupational therapists work with patients to achieve one goal: to help patients safely do what they want to do. In most cases, occupational therapists improve patient independence and quality of life by making recommendations for home adaptations that promote safety and success. These recommendations might encompass the way their home is set up, the equipment… Read More »