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Holidays With Aging Parents

If you have aging parents, the Holiday’s are a great time to really observe them and look for clues on how they are managing. It’s no coincidence that at Springwell we get many phone calls right after the holidays.  Loved ones have picked up worrisome sings of trouble or worry about a crisis looming. Click… Read More

November is National Caregiver’s Month

November is National Caregiver’s Month and reminds us that the Caregiver Action Network  is a fantastic resource for caregivers. They have a comprehensive website that you may want to familiarize yourself with their website by clicking here.  The theme this year is take care of yourself first. The first rule of taking care of others: take care of yourself first.… Read More

The Olympics have arrived at Springwell!

We will be having our SPRINGWELL OLYMPICS every day through August 19th! Residents will be competing every day in a different senior-styled sport. Here’s our schedule:August 7th – Bean Bag ChallengeAugust 8th – Chair OlympicsAugust 9th – Target ShootingAugust 10th – Volley Ball August 11th – Balance and Flexibility August 12th – Javelin August 13th… Read More

Potential new test for Alzheimers

Two studies released at an international Alzheimer’s meeting Tuesday suggest doctors may eventually be able to screen people for this form of dementia by testing the ability to identify familiar odors, like smoke, coffee and raspberry. Read the full article by clicking on the link below. http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2016/07/26/487391863/a-sniff-test-for-alzheimers-checks-for-the-ability-to-identify-odors  

Nursing Home, Assisted Living, or Independent Living?

This is a great article from our friends at Caring.com regarding the options for senior living when that time comes. How to Compare Senior Living Options By Megan Kempston, Caring.com staff writer The first step to finding the perfect living situation for your loved one is to decide what type of residential care facility is the… Read More