What’s better than waking up well rested after a good night’s sleep, fully energized and ready to face the day? For many older adults – as many as a third of them – getting sufficient sleep only happens in their dreams. And sadly, it’s a common assumption that poor sleep is simply something to be accepted in our later years – a misconception that Preeti Malani,Read More
Thomas Edison’s infamous words ring true today in the race to find both the cause and a cure for Alzheimer’s disease: “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” Each day seems to bring hopeful news of yet another clinical trial, followed soon after by the disappointing news that results failed to meet expectations – and so the cycle continues.Read More
The effects of remaining physically active throughout aging are tremendous, but for those with Parkinson’s, it may truly be a game-changer in the progression of the disease. Several recent studies are revealing direct links between exercise and Parkinson’s, including the largest clinical study to date, in which patients who exercised a minimum of 2½ hours per week achieved a higher quality of life than those who refrained from physical activity.Read More
We’re always thrilled to share the latest developments in the battle against Alzheimer’s disease, but none have looked quite so promising as the latest: aducanumab. In its first clinical trial, scientists observed a significant decrease in the level of amyloid plaque in the patients’ brains, and even better,Read More
Each year, U.S. News and World Report releases its list of “Best Nursing Homes,” determined by quarterly ratings from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), and it also issues an Honor Roll which consists this year of 39 nursing homes that earned the highest possible ratings in all four quarters of 2011.Read More
North River Home Care has completed and received its Home Care Pulse Certification. This certification program is dedicated to the measurement of client and employee satisfaction scores, North River Home Care is now officially certified in home care quality.
“We know that sometimes it is difficult to make care decisions when you don’t have specific experience with an agency.Read More
I had to stop by and see this with my own eyes today.
Sylvia Carlson is back in her own home in Quincy after successfully completing rehab for a broken hip at Hancock Park Rehab & Nursing Center.
She just got back home yesterday and spent much of today being interviewed by the North River Home Care agency staff who are staying with her and helping her.Read More
We are pleased to announce the opening of our new office in Sandwich, MA.
We can be found at: 449 Route 130, Suite 20, Sandwich.
Senior Citizens Learn Social Media
Classes on how to use Facebook are becoming very popular with senior citizens in the U.S., who say that social networking reduces depression and fights memory loss.
Senior centers, retirement homes and assisted living facilities nationwide are now offering computer classes that branch off into specific courses focusing on social networking and teaching older adults how to engage with these tools.Read More
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