Aging in Style

What To Do When Our Aging Parents Won’t Take Our Advice

[column width=”1/1″ last=”true” title=”” title_type=”single” animation=”none” implicit=”true”] Our parents always asked that we listen to them, but what happens when they refuse to listen to us? Some adult children are finding that their parents don’t always know best when it comes to their diet, driving, housing, medication and more. Research out of Penn State University, the New Jersey Institute …

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National Skilled Nursing Care Week 2019: Live Soulfully

[column width=”1/1″ last=”true” title=”” title_type=”single” animation=”none” implicit=”true”] 2019 Observance Dates: May 12-18 What are you doing for yourself and others every day? What makes you happy? How are you contributing to your happiness and the happiness of others? Every day, skilled nursing centers like Dry Harbor Rehabilitation assist our seniors and people with disabilities in living …

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How Safe is Your Car?

Many senior drivers grapple with the issue of driving. At what age should seniors stop driving? Is it safe to drive locally? What about highway driving? For seniors who decide to give up driving, this can often be a difficult experience due to the loss of independence it represents. The choice is often a painful …

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Exercises For Senior Citizens To Keep Active and Healthy

The older you get, the more important strength, agility, power, and lean mass become in maintaining your health. Most seniors expect strength and all the other elements of physical ability to decrease but exercise is good for just about everyone, including senior citizens. There are four different types of exercises:  Aerobic, or endurance, activities to …

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Reminiscence therapy

Reminiscence therapy is a form of therapy that can be used to support elderly patients. This form of treatment engages the use of senses—sight, smell, taste, touch, sound—to help people with dementia recall memories and past events. Photographs and music can act as catalysts that help access pockets of intact long-term memories. Reminiscence therapy centers …

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