Hip Replacement Rehab at Fort Tryon

To relieve hip pain, hip replacement surgery is sometimes a necessity for seniors, an operation in which medical professionals remove damaged bone and cartilage, then implant a prosthetic hip socket. What can you expect after the surgery? Below are five steps patients generally take during their recovery period. Waking up After surgery, medical staff will […]

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Kidney Health for Seniors

Kidneys are vital organs that help filter toxins from the body. While maintaining good kidney health is beneficial at any age, as a person gets older, taking good care of the kidneys becomes increasingly important. And if you are an elderly person with a chronic disease, it’s not just important to be kind to your […]

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Alternate Methods when Dealing with Arthritis Pain

Arthritis is a disease that causes inflammation of the joints, and affects around 50 million adults. With the onset of arthritis, pain management is crucial to a person’s well-being and quality of life. So how can someone with arthritis reduce their pain and get back to daily living? People’s bodies can react differently to pain, […]

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Make your Visits More Worthwhile

Residents who have frequent visitors from family members, have a happier and more positive outlook on life. They have what to look forward to. Make your visits worth more. Follow these tips and recommendations to help make the most of family visits: Keep a routine and establish a visiting schedule, as habitual check-ins with your family […]

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The Secret Benefits of Music Therarpy

Listening to music is a fun and entertaining activity for people of all ages, but for seniors, it could also play a part in improving their quality of life. An engaging song not only has the ability to get one’s foot tapping, but may in turn evoke positive feelings, help with relaxation, aid in neurological […]

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The Great Benefits of the Great Outdoors

What exercise can help profoundly lift your mood, while also giving a whole host of physical benefits? It turns out that simply walking a few minutes a day can do the trick.  A mental health study, done by researchers at the University of Michigan, concluded that take a nature walk with a group of people […]

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5 things to do on Senior Citizens Day- August 21st

In 1988, August 21st was declared National Senior Citizen’s Day by President Reagan. The day is meant to honor the senior citizens in our lives, who have given us love and shared their wisdom, helping us become the people we are now. There are many ways you can celebrate National Senior Citizen’s Day with your […]

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Pet Therapy Changes the Lives of the Seniors

Everyone knows that petting a dog or cat is known to have calming effects on your body. A pet can bring many health benefits to its owner, including lower cholesterol and even helping them fight depression. As a result, more and more animals are being used for therapeutic purposes at senior facilities. It makes seniors […]

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10 Amazing Benefits of Tai-Chi

Originally developed for self defense, Tai Chi (pronounced, Tie-Chee) has evolved into a graceful exercise that reduces stress, improves muscle strength and improves flexibility, all through it’s serene, gentle, flowing movements. Here are some amazing benefits of Tai Chi. Relieves Pain Senior citizens often suffer from joint stiffness, weakness and a limited range of motion, […]

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