Sensors that monitor gait can now be utilized in a home where elderly people live, as a way of predicting falls three weeks before they occur. With this data, medics can see changes which would result in a fall and thus intervene before a potentially lethal fall. Once this is used, scientists belief that it…

Everyone needs to exercise. The importance of not staying stagnant can never be underestimated. This is true for the elderly as well. And even those who are not mobile and confined to a chair. In this video put together by GrowYoung, we see how one can exercise even from a chair. These exercises should thus…

Pilates is a great form of exercise for people at every fitness level. There are many levels and types of this exercise and thus anyone can do it. Since it seriously helps with balance issues, the elderly in particularly is a demographic that can greatly benefit from regular Pilates classes. In her paper written in…

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…

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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