One common side effect of the aging process is a loss of memory. What happens is that hormones and proteins that work in the protection and repair of brain cells while stimulating neural expansion (referred to as the hippocampus) decline as one gets older. What experts in the field have discovered, however, is that it…

Getting older does not have to mean a lessening of the fun quotient in a senior’s life. There are many ways older people can continue enjoying their lives as independent and active members of their communities. Participating in fun activities helps elderly people stay alert, helps to keep their minds sharp, their bodies strong, and…

As one ages, the chance for being affected by arthritis increases. According to an article in UW Medicine (an Orthopedics and Sports Medicine magazine), “Nearly 40 million Americans or one in every seven people have arthritis. It affects people of all ages but it most often comes on as a person gets older.” Anyone can…

Any kind of charitable act more often than not results in the giver feeling like the receiver. Volunteering your time with someone who is socially isolated, does not get out much, enjoys the company of others – facts that are often relevant with the elderly – is a really great way to feel good and…

Here at Dry Harbor Nursing Home & Rehabilitation Center take great pride in the quality services we provide to our charges.  When we successfully discharge another happy patient who has been rehabilitated, their families are often extremely grateful and write us followup letter that warm our hearts.  Below is one such letter that we received…

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