Speech Therapy – Noticing the Need for Speech Therapy

By Brookhaven Staff | June 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

When does a senior need speech therapy? How can you become aware of the red flags that indicate that something is changing? Why is it important to give speech therapy as part of senior healthcare as soon as possible thereafter? Learn to see the need for speech therapy within the process of rehabilitation.   When…

The Gains from Senior Activities In Rehabilitation

By Brookhaven Staff | June 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Why are senior activities especially important for seniors in rehabilitation? Activities for people who are in rehab can actually aid progress, apart from the enjoyment, fun and satisfaction involved. Carefully chosen activities can facilitate the journey towards recuperation and independence. Leisure activities are important for every person at different points in their life. This is…

Senior Activities – Rebuilding People through Fun and Recreation

By Brookhaven Staff | June 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

Senior activities are much more than an excuse to have fun. With careful planning and focused strategies, senior recreation activities can be an important part of rehabilitation. Planning A Fun Activity Here is a guide for family members who have a loved one in rehabilitation or, who wish to produce their own activity for a…

Activities of Daily Living – Independent Seniors

By Brookhaven Staff | June 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

What are Activities of Daily Living? These are activities that an individual should be able to carry out by themselves on a daily basis in order to be considered an independently functioning person. There are variations, but mostly lists of activities of daily living (ADLs) include the following items: Bathing and toilet Controlling temperature Dressing…

Senior Safety – Preventative Physical Therapy?

By Brookhaven Staff | June 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Promoting Senior Safety An idea to promote senior safety through fall-prevention measures was born a number of years ago to students in Purdue University. The students developed an app to measure the gait of a person as they walk in everyday situations. The app has became an interesting device called SmartGait.   What is the SmartGait? It…

Happy National Nursing Assistants Week!

By Brookhaven Staff | June 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

Exciting Development for Stroke Rehab – A New Device

By Brookhaven Staff | June 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

Recovery from Stroke A person who suffers a stroke can expect a long road to recovery. Stroke rehab is a tale of courage and perseverance. It is one of the senior health issues of major importance. Kind words and the encouragement are needed, alongside professionalism and whatever technology can give. And technology has what to…

Family Testimonial For Brookhaven ON VIDEO!!

By Brookhaven Staff | June 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

We are so very gratified by this short, beautiful and heartfelt video testimonial our Administrator, Sol Chopp received from a family member today! Click on the link below to watch it! Video

Senior Health: Fever in a Senior

By Brookhaven Staff | June 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

What is normal body temperature? In adults, what is considered normal body temperature?  A range between 97 °F and 99°F  (36.1°C to 37.2 °C) In people over the age of 65 years, the temperature that is considered normal is 98.6°F (36.2°C). What is considered to be a high temperature in a Senior? A study from the year 2000 came…

Our June Calendar is Here!

By Brookhaven Staff | June 3, 2019 | 0 Comments