Monday, January 14th, 2019
choosing long-term care in Amarillo

When it comes time to choose senior living for you or your family member, choices can be tough to make. Many seniors must move into a facility that is able to provide them with both quality of life and safety. There are many factors to consider when you are looking for a long-term care facility. […]

Tuesday, December 18th, 2018

Like many of you I have experienced the death of a loved one near holiday times and, sometimes, it makes it even harder.  Several years ago a longtime friend of Donna’s and mine died too young. It was a few days before Christmas and her kids’ question for me was, “Why this time of year?” That […]

Monday, December 17th, 2018
post-surgery rehabilitation in Amarillo

Physical therapy (PT) can transform your life if you need the help that it provides. It might surprise you that this therapy can have such an impact on your health and well being or in the life of someone you love. PT is a long-standing discipline that has been developed over many years. There are […]

Monday, December 3rd, 2018
who needs long-term care?

Those who cannot perform daily tasks anymore usually seek long-term care services, also known as nursing care. Normal aging, disease or disability can cause someone to need this type of support. Long-term care is not rehabilitation or treatment for you or your loved one to gain independence, but it is a vital service. It provides […]

Friday, November 23rd, 2018
long-term care nursing home in amarillo

One day a few years ago I picked my mom up to take her to Walmart. I helped her get into the passenger seat of my car. Then I folded up her walker and opened the back door to put it in. It was then that I noticed the car seat buckled onto the back […]

Friday, November 16th, 2018
rehabilitation after surgery Bivins Pointe Amarillo Texas

After surgery, physical therapy helps you manage the symptoms of pain and limited mobility. A physical therapist is trained to evaluate and treat problems with the skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems of your body. A trained rehabilitation therapist might perform massage, direct you in a regular exercise pattern, or use electrical stimulation to treat your […]

Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

In the 50’s and 60’s Amarillo’s “Cotton” John was our most well-known radio celebrity.  He was the Farm Director for KGNC radio and yes I know that fits into our stereo typical profile of someone from Texas, Stetson hat and all, but who cares he was ours.  Every day at 6:00 am he would start […]

Monday, November 12th, 2018

Occupational therapy is given to patients who are recovering from surgery, injury, or illness. This therapy helps those who are unable to perform daily tasks like transitioning from chair to bed, dressing, or cooking breakfast. The goal of this rehabilitation is to get patients back to enjoying life. The following can help you understand what […]

Tuesday, November 6th, 2018
speech therapy after a stroke

If you or a loved one have had a stroke, you know that rehabilitation therapy is vital to recovery. It is likely you or your family member have trouble talking, coming up with words, or reading and writing. This condition is known as aphasia. You may also struggle with eating or drinking. Speech therapy is […]

Wednesday, October 24th, 2018

Fifty six years ago, on October 23, 1963, the world came as close as it ever has to an all out nuclear war when President John F. Kennedy announced to the world that Russia had built missile pads in Cuba. The missile pads, ninety miles from U.S. shores, were capable of firing Russian nuclear warheads. […]