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rehabilitation center physical therapist working with old patient What Can a Rehabilitation Center Do For You?  

When an injury, illness, or other medical event is serious enough, daily activities that were easy to perform before might become so difficult that you need extensive therapy to regain strength and skills before going home from the hospital. In these cases, a rehabilitation center is an integral component of your treatment and recovery plan. 

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activities for seniors Easy Activities for Seniors During Recovery After a Fall  

As we age, it can be difficult to realize that we don’t simply bounce back from challenges as we did decades before. A fall to a senior could mean much more than a loss of mobility: it could require extensive rehabilitation, surgery or other life-altering challenges. As they’re recovering, seniors are likely to need mental as well as physical support in order to improve their health and mobility and these suggestions may help. 

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respite care 5 Benefits of Respite Care for Alzheimer’s  

It is not uncommon for caregivers to become overly stressed and exhausted — they are often juggling families, a career, paying bills and also taking care of their loved ones. This continuous cycle of pressure can cause caregivers to become mentally distraught as well as physically ill over time, especially if there are no breaks that allow them to recoup their energies. Respite care is a crucial part of any family’s Alzheimer’s journey, as this painful disease can be particularly difficult for caregivers to retain a positive outlook.

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companion care What to Expect From Elderly Companion Care  

There comes a time in many lives where individuals are no longer able to fully care for themselves. While your loved one may not be ready for a full-time nursing home, they do need some assistance with everyday activities such as light housekeeping and companionship. Elderly companion care is not meant to take the place of medical care. Instead, it’s targeted to provide seniors who are still able to live independently a level of emotional support as well as physical assistance. These paid companions allow elderly individuals to enjoy their life without stress. 

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independent living Services We Provide for Independent Living  

Living independently is the goal of many older Americans, but one that can be elusive without the right care and support. At Santé Home Health and Rehabilitation, we understand how important it is that you retain independence as long as possible and offer a range of services that help support patients in the comfort of their home. From skilled nursing and physical therapy to companion care, see how Santé services can help your elderly loved ones who are living at home.

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post acute provider Choosing the Right Post Acute Provider

Also known as sub-acute or transitional rehabilitation, post-acute care allows a patient to heal after an unexpected hospital stay. A comfortable setting with a compassionate team like Santé is ideal for patients who no longer need inpatient care, but aren’t ready to go home. With services to assist with pain management and wound care, post-acute care (PAC) can be critical to a full recovery.

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rheumatoid arthritis Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain: Get Relief With These Exercises

Chronic joint pain is a common ailment among elderly men and women. As the body ages, the joints in the hands and feet can become swollen. Even though it’s common, you might not know that painful swelling in the joints can eventually result in bone erosion, joint deformity, and damaged body systems. If you’re suffering from chronic pain due to inflammation in the joints, you may be suffering from an autoimmune disease called rheumatoid arthritis.

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