Monday, September 24th, 2018
taking care of your senior parent by choosing a senior living facility

If you or your senior parent want to maintain an engaged lifestyle, but can no longer live without care, senior living might be a good option. These communities can provide you peace of mind, safety, and comfort. The first important decision you must make is to choose the right type of care for you. To […]

Friday, September 7th, 2018
rehabilitation after surgery Bivins Pointe Amarillo Texas

Stiff and painful joints may have caused you to sit out of playing in the park with a grandchild or give up a favorite activity. Fortunately, you can look forward to the restored mobility that knee or hip surgery can provide. Rehabilitation after surgery is vital to helping you recover and return to an active […]

Monday, September 3rd, 2018
post surgery rehabilitation in Amarillo TX

Sometimes a physician may recommend that you or a loved one continue recovery at a rehab and skilled nursing facility after hospitalization. Your hospital visit could be due to illness, injury, or a planned surgery. Most people want to get out of the hospital and go home. But, taking advantage of rehabilitation after surgery at […]

Wednesday, August 29th, 2018
healthy diet for seniors

Many adults know that their dietary needs change over time, especially if they are trying to lose weight or gain muscle. However, many seniors do not know that how they should eat now varies dramatically from when they were younger. The first thing you should do when changing your diet is consult with your doctor […]

Thursday, May 24th, 2018
exercise at the BFIT gym can benefit health and well being in seniors

One in four Americans aged 50 and older are sedentary most of the time. Many of these adults choose to live a physically inactive lifestyle for a variety of reasons, but some of these reasons may be based on myths. Here are three incorrect beliefs about age and exercise, and actual benefits of physical activity […]

Monday, April 23rd, 2018
rehabilitation after surgery or stroke in amarillo tx

Experiencing a stroke is a catastrophic event that can result in temporary or permanent paralysis on one side of the body. Other bodily functions that can be changed by a stroke include vision, balance, cognition, speech, and memory. Unfortunately, pain and muscle spasms are common complications when you have a stroke. All these issues have […]

Friday, April 13th, 2018
types of rehabilitation therapy at Bivins Pointe in Amarillo tx

If you are a senior recovering from surgery, injury, or illness, it is likely that you will need to participate in a specialized rehabilitation program. Rehabilitation is essential for improving quality of life, reducing your pain, and restoring functionality. Your rehab program will be molded to fit your needs and abilities and will include speech, […]

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018
short term rehabilitation with Bivins Pointe in amarillo tx

If you or a loved one have been hospitalized due to a major medical issue, a stroke, or an injury, you may need rehabilitation services. Before you return home, you can take part in many types of rehabilitation including physical therapy, nursing care, or occupational therapy. Although your doctor will recommend therapy for you, you […]

Wednesday, March 14th, 2018
different types of rehabilitation therapy at Bivins Pointe in amarillo, tx

If you have a chronic condition or injury, or have just had surgery, it is possible that you will need several weeks or months of care to heal. Sometimes you will need to learn to adapt to your new circumstances. Rehabilitation therapists are medical professionals who specialize in providing the kind of care that you […]

Wednesday, March 14th, 2018
fall prevention plans can help stop injuries

There are several things that cause seniors to be at risk for falls. The list of potential hazards includes inadequate home safety measures, chronic health conditions, newly prescribed medicines, cognitive impairment, vision changes, and balance issues. Preventing falls by creating and using a care plan can help you or your loved one avoid injury. The […]