Lunch: two women sitting in a booth eating food and smiling at the camera

Out for Lunch

The residents at Hazard Health and Rehabilitation Center had a great time at lunch. Including staff, they went to La Pena’s in Hazard for some delicious Mexican food. Shout out to the staff for making sure they had such a great day.

Rehabilitation Center: an older woman's hands holding a cane and sitting

Questions to ask when choosing a Rehabilitation Center

When searching for a rehabilitation center for your loved one, it is best that you visit several facilities. There is the possibility that your first choice doesn’t have an open spot and should have a back-up. Before choosing a facility, you should ask these questions: Is the facility accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation…

Long-Term Care: Senior Couple Sitting On Outdoor Seat Together Laughing

Choosing a Long-Term Care facility

There are two types of long-term care facilities, Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) and Residential Care/Assisted Living. Licensed SNFs provide 24-hour skilled nursing care either in a nursing home or a convalescent hospital. Residential Care/Assisted Living is a licensed facility that provides 24-hour non-medical care and supervision for individuals needing assistance with activities of daily living.…

Physical Therapy: an older man holding a ball in his hand

Why Physical Therapy for Older Adults is Important

Many people don’t feel the need to keep in physical shape when they get older. Consequently, many of those older adults end up needing to use a walker, fall more often, and become depressed. The best person for any grandparent is to get a physical therapist that specializes in geriatrics. Like those you find in…