Now here come the holidays and you’re worried about getting lost in the hubbub as your old friends and family enjoy their traditions without you. It’s a common concern. Fortunately, you live in the best time ever to keep friends and family close even when they’re far away. Here are 6 ideas you might not have considered.
Short-stay rehabilitation programs provide the physical, occupational and speech therapy services necessary to help patients return to their house or to an assisted living facility in the shortest time possible.
As we age, we start to lose some of the strength and mobility we used to have. Trying to do some of the things we could do in the past becomes difficult and challenging. Strength and balance can be improved at any age. Here are seven easy exercises seniors can start with.
Living alone can present many barriers to social connectedness that seniors who live in an independent living community don’t experience. Isolation can have negative impacts on your health, fitness, and memory, and the older we get, the more important it becomes that we are surrounded by people we know.
We are excited to announce, Regency Square has been recognized as a 2018 recipient of the Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award for its commitment to improving the lives of residents through quality care.
As you age, you should strive to keep your body in shape by exercising, eating well and maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle. And while these are great ways to remain young at heart, you shouldn’t forget about your social life.
We are excited to announce, Gateway Vista, a Nye Health Services campus has been recognized as a 2018 Silver – Achievement in Quality Awardrecipient by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL).
Keep in mind that since all assisted-living facilities aren’t the same, it’s a good idea to take a tour of several of them before you make a decision. While you are visiting, here are some topics you should ask about.
At times, the natural aging process can cause unforeseen changes that affect their independent lifestyle. You may be noticing changes in your loved one's ability to complete daily tasks. Home Care services may be the best option to address increasing care needs while allowing your loved one to remain living safely and independently in their home or community.
In honor of National Occupational Therapy month in April, we asked our Occupational Therapists to provide tips to consider to ensure you and your loved ones stay safe on the road through the aging process.
We understand that selecting a senior living community can be a stressful and difficult time. You may feel overwhelmed, don’t have a clue where to start or afraid of making a decision you might regret. Here are a few tips to help you navigate the selection process.
Ched House, a Nye Square resident, was uncertain of his future when he was brought to the Masonic-Eastern Star Home for Children (M-ESHC) in Fremont, Nebraska at age 14 by his mother, who was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. He looks back on his experience with a grateful heart, knowing The Masonic Home held an experience most kids only dream about — a safe and supportive environment, encouraging them to thrive in life and pursue their dreams.
Medicare is a federal program offered to individuals 65 years and older, certain younger people with disabilities, and people with end-stage renal disease. Understanding what Medicare is, what it covers, and deciding what plans to choose can be daunting.
According to the National Council on Aging, falls are the number one results in injury among older adults. These falls can result in broken hips, skin tears, head and brain injuries, and death. The fear of falling alone can keep the older adult from enjoying the simple pleasures life provides — activities and social engagements.
While the flu vaccination provides the greatest protection against the flu, there are other effective ways to avoid getting or spreading it. Let’s dive into what you can do to protect yourself and stay healthy this flu season with these effective tips.