Monday, April 15th, 2019
long-term care nursing home in amarillo

Some long-term care facilities can feel like older people are existing there, waiting to die. When you think about this, it often makes you feel that you never want to put yourself or a relative through that experience. This is why a smaller, home-y model is becoming popular in the long-term care field. Instead of […]

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

  Hello, my name is Sarah and I’m a registered nurse. I wanted to talk to you today about two things that are going to occur as people age. Those two things are memory loss and mood swings, the two m’s. Memory loss is going to occur but you will find that with the elderly, […]

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019

  Hi, my name is Becky and I want to talk to you about caregiver support. You know a lot of families don’t live as close together as they used to. For instance my sister lives 350 miles away, my brother lives 520 miles away, and I live in the same town as our mom. […]

Wednesday, March 27th, 2019

  Hi I’m Casee. I’m going to give you an activity you can do with your senior. Today we’re going to talk about an indoor window sill garden. So, I chose succulents this time. What you’re going to need first is a Mason jar, some pebbles and some potting soil. So go ahead and put […]

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
long-term care amarillo

Many avoid thinking about the day when they can no longer take care of themselves, or when a loved one is not able to live on their own anymore. Statistics show that 70% of the population will need some kind of long-term care once they have reached the “golden years.” Long-term care can include assistance […]

Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

  Hi there. My name is Cindy. I’m going to talk to you today about pre-planning your funeral. It doesn’t have to be a big stressful thing, you don’t have to worry about it. You simply call the funeral home of your choice, invite a funeral consultant to your home, or go to meet them […]

Friday, March 8th, 2019

  I’m Tammy and I’m going to show you a few yoga moves that can easily be done from a wheelchair, a chair, or a bed. We’re going to start with a cow pose. Just simply lift your chin, stretch that neck. A cat pose: put your chin into your chest, stretch the spine. Release […]

Monday, February 11th, 2019
preparing your loved one for physical rehabilitation therapy after surgery in amarillo tx

There are many things to think about when you prepare your loved one to transition from the hospital to home. They may have suffered an injury or have a condition which will require rehabilitation therapy. If so, you need to know how you can help them through the rehab process. Here are some guidelines you […]

Friday, February 1st, 2019

I am now publicly declaring my favorite holiday to be Groundhog Day. Yes, Feb. 2, that mystical day when animals and creatures of every conceivable kind awaken from their winter slumber and check things out. If they see their shadow, for some reason, they sense that winter is not over and they slither back into […]

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. […]