Five Healthy Activities for Seniors

At Avon Health Center, we emphasize the importance of therapeutic recreation for all patients and residents. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle improves the quality of their stay and reassures families that their loved ones are enjoying favorite activities once again. Our recreation calendar changes monthly, but we encourage the following five activities that are low-impact and…

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The Benefits of Visiting Residents & Patients

Whether your loved one enters a skilled nursing facility for short- or long-term care, it can be difficult to be away from home and family. This difficulty is exacerbated when he or she receives infrequent visitors! If your loved one is a patient or resident at Avon Health Center, we offer five reasons to plan…

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Why Do We Encourage Resident Independence?

At Avon Health Center, part of our mission statement is to help individuals feel comfortable and safe while maintaining their independence within our facility. Many of our patients are rehabilitating from injuries that resolve within weeks to months, but even long-term residents suffering from memory loss or another age-related condition are encouraged to be independent…

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Understanding Proper Nutrition for Seniors

Our bodies are constantly changing; as we age, we notice these changes more and more. Older adults become less active and more prone to sickness, which can be attributed to the wear and tear their bodies have endured over the years. Improper nutrition is also a factor that may lead to the development of heart…

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