routines: Smiling senior patient sitting on wheelchair with nurse supporting her. Doctor looking at elderly patient on a wheelchair in the garden. Nurse holding hand of mature woman outside pension home.

Caregiving routines make daily life easier

Routines make daily life simpler and smoother for caregivers which is in fact a top priority when caring for an older adult. Daily routines can reduce uncertainty, arguments, and decision-making, which in turn can reduce the overall stresses of life. 5 ways routines can make life simpler are: Stop the power struggle – people hate…

life: Senior Couple Sitting On Outdoor Seat Together Laughing

5 ways to improve Senior quality of life

Good quality of life is important when it comes to older adults dealing with chronic health conditions and major life changes. Having that feeling of satisfaction and fulfillment is important for overall well-being. Having a positive view of life can help seniors with more energy, less stress, better appetite, and prevent cognitive decline. 5 ways…

black: a float in a parade

Black Gold Party 2019

The other day, residents and staff at Hazard Health and Rehabilitation Center enjoyed a day full of festivities. It began with the Black Gold Parade where the facility put together a float and residents got to go for a ride. Then the fun flowed over to the facility where there was a Black Gold party…

three women serving Ice Cream

Ice Cream social

Residents and staff at Hazard Health and Rehabilitation Center would like to thank Hospice of the Bluegrass Care Navigators staff for treating the faciity to an ice cream social the other day. Everyone had a wonderful time eating their delicious treats.

Grandparents: an older woman with a young girl smiling at the camera

Grandparents day at the facility

Last week, residents at Hazard Health and Rehabilitation Center enjoyed Grandparents Day with their grandchildren. There was even a craft set up for all to participate in; decorating a picture frame. Thank you to all who came out and participated in this special day.

candlelight: group of people smiling at the camera

Candlelight vigil

Staff and residents at Hazard Health and Rehabilitation Center want to thank Bluegrass Care Navigators for the beautiful candlelight vigil they held the other day in honor of those that have been lost.

summer: Crowd of people walking on a street, defocused.

Tips to help seniors stay cool this summer

With age, seniors can’t adjust their bodies to high temperatures as well as they did when they were younger, so they have to be careful of overheating and heat stroke during the summer. They are also more likely to become dehydrated which will increase their risk. This is a list of ways to stay cool…