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New Technology and Occupational Therapy

Many seniors want and need to do daily activities to care for themselves. Unfortunately, due to complications that develop with age, performing once effortless actions become challenging. Occupational Therapy at skilled nursing facilities and skilled nursing hospitals helps seniors learn how to do household chores, groom themselves, engage in hobbies, and enjoy social activities. As we celebrate Occupational Therapy month, …

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How Technology Can Deliver Care And Comfort For Seniors

Technology has changed tremendously over our lifetimes and is here to stay. Devices such as smartphones, laptops, smartwatches, and virtual assistant technologies are now part of many households. They help us gather and share information, stay connected with our loved ones, and enjoy entertainment no matter where we are. Fortunately, we can also leverage technology to ensure that the seniors …

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What Seniors Should Know About the New COVID-19 Vaccine

Two new vaccines have been approved for COVID-19 and more are in the pipeline. Texas has elected to prioritize people over the age of 65 for vaccination. So, what should seniors and their families know about these new vaccines? Here are some key factors. The vaccine cannot rewrite your DNA, give you COVID-19, or make you infertile. The Vaccines are …

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Depression and COVID: 4 Tips for Managing Emotions

Depression doesn’t end with December, and it’s important to be aware of the potential complications that 2020 brought with it. Whether your loved one has been previously diagnosed with Seasonal Depression, or is showing signs for the first time, handling the blues has become more complicated than ever before. Here is everything you need to know about Seasonal Depression, the …

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Supportive Dining: A Fresh Approach

Providing ample dining choices is essential and all StoneGate Senior Living facilities offer a variety of meal options. Printed menus are available for those who can read. For those who no longer have the ability to read, plates of food are displayed for resident selection. Along with regular mealtimes in the dining room, room service is available at any time.