Blog: Rehabilitation

Begin the easy and fun filled hobby of bird watching!

What You Need to Know to Watch Birds From Your Home

It’s easy to see why bird watching, or “birding”, is such a popular activity. Birds are beautiful to look at, enjoyable to listen to, and there is even evidence that birding can decrease feelings of anxiety, depression, or stress. Another great thing about the hobby of birding is that you can do it anywhere, even…

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Here are some of the best ways to stimulate your brain.

The Best Ways You Can Stimulate Your Brain

As we age, our bodies undergo many physical changes. Many of these, like changes in hair color or wrinkles, are easy to notice. Others, like the changes our brains experience, are a little less obvious but can have a noticeable impact. Changes in the brain that come with age can be responsible for anything from…

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Here are 5 tips to help you choose the right home care agency for you!

5 Things You Need to Know to Choose the Right Home Care Agency

Without a doubt, the majority of seniors would prefer to age in place. Our homes frequently carry a lifetime of happy memories that bring us joy and comfort. Aging in place is not without its challenges, though. Health or mobility concerns can make it more difficult to meet the demands of performing household chores and…

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What you should know before taking antibiotics.

Everything You Need to Know About Antibiotics

Most of us have probably taken antibiotics at some point in our lives. Today, doctors can easily treat many infections, thanks to antibiotics. While it might be easy to take them for granted, antibiotics need to be used correctly. As a matter of fact, unless we use them responsibly, they are in danger of losing…

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Get your senior loved one the safe care they need at home.

How to Get Safe Care for Seniors After Hospital Discharge

A stay in the hospital, whether it’s for illness or for surgery, can cause anxiety for patients and loved ones. Understandably, everyone involved is eager for their loved one to return home and get back to their normal routine as soon as possible. However, the majority of recovery takes place after hospital discharge, and difficulties…

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Do Fidget Spinners Help Dementia Symptoms?

Can Fidget Spinners Help Dementia Symptoms?

If you have school-aged children or grandchildren, chances are you’ve heard of fidget spinners. Originally marketed as an aid to help those with ADHD or anxiety to stay calm and focused, they have since become immensely popular simply for their sheer entertainment value. Can they do more? Can fidget spinners help dementia symptoms? Fidget spinners…

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Seniors benefit from physical fitness programs, too! Here's how to find a safe and beneficial program for you or your loved one.

5 Benefits of Senior Fitness Programs and Aquatic Exercise

There’s no arguing with the fact that staying active is important, no matter what age we are. However, it’s also all too true that, as we age, our bodies slow down and exercise becomes a little more difficult. According to the CDC, by the time they are 75, about one in three men and one…

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The Davis Community now offers ACP Synchrony Treatment for dysphagia right here in Wilmington, NC.

The Power to Swallow: ACP Synchrony Treatment is Now at Davis

Swallowing: unless you’re suffering from a sore throat it’s something you do hundreds of times every day without giving it a second thought. As a matter of fact, you probably don’t even notice it most of the time! However, if you or someone you love is dealing with a condition called dysphagia, you know that the…

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