Rehab and Recovery: What to Expect After Surgery

If you or a loved one are scheduled to receive a surgery, you’re likely going through a number of thoughts and emotions. You may be asking yourself what you should expect, how you are going to manage pain, who will help you around the house and whether or not you should go into a rehabilitation program until you are more stable and better on your feet. While the answer may not always be simple, it’s important to consider these questions so you are prepared for what to expect, can recover in a safe and timely manner and get back to your active and engaging lifestyle.

4 Tips for Selecting Homecare Services for Seniors

If you are caring for a loved one, you know the importance of meeting their needs and desires. For those who want to live and age at home, it’s crucial to know what homecare options are available, as well as how to best choose the services and options that will meet your needs. 

The Importance of Prehab Before Rehab

Does your older loved one have a major surgery coming up soon? Are you anxious about the outcome and how well your loved one will recover? Something worth considering is pre-habilitation, or prehab. Prehab is an exercise therapy program, very similar to post-surgery rehab, which is completed at least six weeks prior to one’s surgery.

Making the Move: When Is It Time for Assisted Living?

With the holidays comes many close, intimate interactions with family. It is during these heartfelt, family-based moments in which genuine truths and concerns about a loved one’s well-being are often realized and discussed. Deciding that your loved one may need a higher level of care can be a difficult thing to consider, but with the proper information and planning your loved one’s move to assisted living can be made into a natural, smooth transition. 

5 Benefits of Rehab Services for Seniors at Greenwood House

At Greenwood House, it’s our goal to help residents to regain their strength, restore their mobility and renew their independence while achieving the optimal level of functioning. We accomplish this by not only creating an individualized plan, but by offering a wide array of services. 

5 Myths About Skilled Nursing Care Dispelled

When a loved one needs additional care, one of the first things we tend to do is ask friends and family what they think about the skilled nursing services in the area. While this can often be a big help, it can also leave room for some misinformation, myths and preconceived notions. This is not only bad for you, as the family member considering skilled nursing care, but for your loved one who truly needs it. 

The Care Within: 5 Benefits of In-Home Care Services for Seniors

Senior living, staying at home, home care, oh my! If you are caring for a loved one and are weighing your options, it’s easy to become overwhelmed and unsure of what to do. Caregivers simply want what is best for you, whether that means they provide the care you need at home, or you make the mutual decision to move to a community. At Greenwood House, we believe that if you desire to remain at home, you should be able to do so. This, however, doesn’t necessarily mean that your loved ones need to provide your care. In fact, we can take care of that for you. 

The Many Ways Greenwood House Can Change Your Life

At Greenwood House, we aim to provide dedicated care and services to seniors and treat those we serve with compassion and dignity. Simply put, we are changing the lives of seniors and their families through our various services, person-centered care, community amenities and life-enriching programming. 

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