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. […]

Monday, October 8th, 2018
post-surgery rehabilitation in Amarillo

If you or a loved one have been injured, or are recovering from a surgery, you may need rehabilitation and therapy. You may be full of questions at a time that is already stressful. It is important to learn as much as you can about the facilities that you or your loved one may be […]

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018
rehabilitation after surgery questions

Your parent’s stay at a rehabilitation center should be booked before surgery and you should plan for their stay. The right skilled nursing care or rehab facility could mean the difference between a trip back to the hospital and a successful recovery. The best way to plan is to create a list of available options. […]

Friday, September 28th, 2018
senior rehab facility in amarillo texas

Patients who have swallowing difficulty or communication problems need a diagnosis and treatment. This is where speech rehabilitation therapy becomes a useful tool. Patients with medical conditions like brain injury, stroke, and developmental delays can all benefit from speech rehab. The following can help you better understand if this therapy is right for your needs. […]

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 […]