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  • What to do When an Elderly Parent Refuses to Move

    What to do When an Elderly Parent Refuses to Move

    We love our parents so much, and after years of them taking care of us, we’re finally the ones who must take care of them. If caring for your parent in their home is becoming too much, you might suggest to them that they go to an assisted-living facility. However, your parent might resist this idea. When

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  • Hiring In-home Care: What you need to know

      Hiring in-home care is a critical decision when considering your aging loved one’s health. It has been proven to be the most effective living arrangement, not only in terms of rehabilitation but also for maintaining your loved one’s overall well being.    Before hiring an in-home caregiver, there are a couple of things to

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  • Helping Seniors Age in Place

    At Mind & Mobility, our mission is to help seniors age safely and comfortably in their home. Our approach to home health services aims to do just that. Our Management Team Our centers are managed by Doctors of Physical Therapy (DPT’s) who understand the importance of multi-disciplinary care. As DPT’s, they are able to coordinate

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  • The 5 Phases of Fall Prevention in the older adult

    One of the largest barriers for an older adult to age at home is fall risk. As adult children, we understand that falls can be the major difference between our parents living a happy, active life and being very limited in what they can and cannot do. The concern is backed by astounding statistics. According

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  • In-Home Therapy for Stroke Patients

    Each year over 750,000 Americans will incur a stroke and be hospitalized. Depending on the type of stroke and the effects it has on the person, rehabilitation will require the interdisciplinary efforts of a Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, and Speech Therapist. It is important that you have a dynamic therapy team get involved as soon

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  • Military Veterans Twice as Likely to Develop ALS

    Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a neurological disease characterized by progressively debilitating weakness that may lead to an inability to talk, eat, or move independently. From initial onset of symptoms, life expectancy for ALS is approximately 3-5 years. Although ALS was discovered in 1869, much about this disease remains unknown. According to the Mayoclinic, ALS

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  • Keeping your Aging Parents Active

    A common question families have following their loved one’s recovery is “How do I keep my mom/dad active”? It is often we find our patients sedentary when initially transitioning their recovery to home from either the hospital or nursing home. Not only is this unhealthy and can prolong recovery and progress, it can also be

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  • 3 Chair Exercises for Parkinson’s patients

    3 Chair Exercises for Parkinson’s patients

    Exercises for Parkinson’s patients are designed to help counter the forward slumped posture and rigidity that develops as the disease progresses. Through physical therapy, patients are able to regain their mobility and live fuller lives. Chair exercises for Parkinson’s patients can be performed in an outpatient therapy center, and even within their own home. Are

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  • Hiring In-home Care: What you need to know

    Hiring In-home Care: What you need to know

    Hiring in-home care is a critical decision when considering your aging loved one’s health. It has been proven to be the most effective living arrangement, not only in terms of rehabilitation but also for maintaining your loved one’s overall well being. Before hiring an in-home caregiver, there are a couple of things to consider. You

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  • Spouse of Parkinson’s patient shares home care client story

    Spouse of Parkinson’s patient shares home care client story

    Client stories of in-home care and therapy are not only first-account experiences from the person receiving treatment. Spouses and caretakers are also great subjects for speaking on the quality of care their loved one receives, like in the case of our client Terezinha Fonseca-Crumb. Terezinha’s husband, Richard Crumb, has been a client of Mind &

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