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  1. Top Tips to Help Seniors with Surgery Recovery at Home

    When an older adult is facing a surgical procedure, and the subsequent surgery recovery, it can be a time of stress and anxiety, both for the senior herself and her loved ones. The best course of action to ensure peace of mind and as comfortable an experience as possible is through taking proactive measures before[…] Read More…

  2. Home Care and Hip Replacement Surgery

    In our last blog post, we shared details on what to expect before and during hip replacement surgery. But what happens next? Many seniors, while eager to get back home and to a regular routine, are also nervous about the recovery process. Will she be able to manage the everyday tasks of living? What if[…] Read More…

  3. Occupational Therapy Gets Seniors Up and About After Hip Replacement Surgery

    There’s great news for octogenarians and even nonagenarians when it comes to healthy hips: hip replacement in older seniors is on the rise, and not only is it safe for those in reasonably good health, but is recommended by experts to reduce pain and restore mobility. But what’s the best method of recovery following hip[…] Read More…

  4. Ten Myths About Mesothelioma and Asbestos

    Unfortunately, there are quite a few misconceptions regarding mesothelioma, the rare and aggressive disease caused by asbestos exposure. Some people ask, “Is mesothelioma contagious?” Others believe the disease is linked to smoking. These incorrect assessments range from how people develop mesothelioma to where the disease forms within the body. Other mesothelioma myths include the demographics affected by[…] Read More…

  5. Don’t Let Hearing Loss Stand in the Way! Try These Communication Tips

    One out of every three seniors over age 65, and a full half of those age 75 and older are encumbered by some degree of hearing loss, leading to difficulties with participating in conversations and causing feelings of isolation. It’s important for all of us to recognize the challenges created by hearing loss, and to[…] Read More…