Monday, August 26th, 2019
rehabilitation after surgery or stroke in amarillo tx

If you are looking for speech therapy for yourself or for a loved one, a language disorder is likely involved. Aphasia is one of the most common stroke-related speech disorders. It is important to know if this issue is affecting you or your loved one, if you need a speech therapist, and some simple exercises […]

Wednesday, July 24th, 2019

Hi my name is Becky and I bet if you’re like me, you want to have some control over your own future. I’ve heard it said that aging is not for sissies. In fact, it’s tough. Maybe you’re starting to forget things or you’re having trouble preparing a meal or you’ve forgotten to take your […]

Thursday, July 11th, 2019
exercise at the BFIT gym can benefit health and well being in seniors

For seniors, staying active is important for overall health. Most people exercise to lose weight or bulk up, but fitness offers many health benefits that aren’t visible, including the following. Exercise and Disability or Illness It is common to experience a decline in health as one ages. Exercise can help prevent certain illnesses and disabilities, […]

Wednesday, July 10th, 2019

Hi, I’m Cindy. Many times when people are faced with the death of a loved one, they are really overwhelmed by how expensive it can be for them. Historically funerals have doubled in price about every 10-12 years. So when you pre-plan, you’re able to lock in those prices at today’s rate and keep that […]

Monday, July 1st, 2019

  Hi I’m Casee. I’m here to give you a couple of safety tips for you and your senior. You’re gonna have your everyday glass. Our hands become weak and just don’t grip things as well when we’re older. Grab your everyday rubber bands, stick em around your glass, and that’s going to be easier […]

Tuesday, June 25th, 2019

  Hi I’m Sarah and I’m a registered nurse. I want to give you just a few tips on how to transfer a person who needs assistance from the sofa to a chair, or from the bed to a chair, or from a wheelchair to the commode – multiple scenarios. One of the things that’s […]

Tuesday, June 18th, 2019

  Hi I’m Jessica. I wanted to share a few general tips to ensure safety within your home. Make sure you keep everything within reach so you’re not having to go too far over your head or too far below, to reduce your fall risk. Have handrails or grab bars within your home as needed. […]

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019

  Hi, I’m Becky and I have a tip for you if you are a caregiver. The other day I picked up my mom to take her to a doctor’s appointment. I helped her get out to the car, I helped her get into the car and then I took her walker and folded it […]

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019
senior safety tips for summer

Everyone should take precautions to stay safe during the summer, especially the elderly. Even if you are healthy, the heat can cause dangerous conditions like heat stroke and hyperthermia. Here are some tips you and your family can use to stay safe and enjoy the summer! Dress for warm weather Protecting yourself from the rays […]

Wednesday, June 5th, 2019

  Hi I’m Jessica. I wanted to share a few tips when using the walker and wheelchair safely. Make sure you lock the brakes before standing and sitting. Always push up from your chair rather than pulling on your walker. It’s a more stable surface. When using your walker, make sure you keep the walker […]