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.
It’s difficult to accept help, especially if you’re used to being self-sufficient. If your parent or relative is determined to stay in their own space, home care may be the best option. At Santé, our home health care program helps seniors retain their independence while addressing their physical and emotional needs. However, not every senior… Read More »
Growing older isn’t always easy. While there are benefits such as increased freedom and the ability to retire, many seniors are faced with new challenges. Relationships change, social circles dwindle and health problems may increase. As a senior’s life evolves, so does his or her emotional needs. Here at Santé, our caring and compassionate staff… Read More »