Choosing the Right Senior Health Care Facility

Choosing the Right Senior Health Care Facility

Many things should be considered when selecting a senior health care facility for your loved one. When Alzheimer’s and Dementia are also part of the equation, these questions become even more important. So, when the time comes to choose a senior health care or...
Translating Assessment Information into Person-Centered Care

Translating Assessment Information into Person-Centered Care

The Requirements for Participation (ROP) emphasize person-centered care which is care focusing on individual needs, interests and preferences. The activity professional learns early in their career that the activity assessment is the foundation of the therapeutic...
Kidney Function

Kidney Function

People with reduced kidney function miss this important warning sign. Anyone with a chronic disease knows the importance of monitoring personal health data to keep on top of one’s disease. If you suffer from heart disease, for example, you watch your cholesterol and...
Traveling with Alzheimer’s

Traveling with Alzheimer’s

Living with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia does not mean it’s necessary to stop participating in meaningful activities such as travel. However, it does require planning to ensure safety, comfort, and enjoyment for everyone. For all travel, regardless of...
Here Comes Phase II

Here Comes Phase II

For the first time in almost thirty years, the long-term care industry is in the midst of significant changes to the federal regulations. These changes are so significant that they are being introduced in three phases. Phase one was introduced last November and mainly...