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Memory Loss and the Holidays: How Storytelling and Reminiscing Can Help Your Loved One

storytelling in the holidays

Holidays are a time for family members to be together and participate in the many joys of the season. But for some families, having a loved one with memory loss can make the holidays a bit of a challenge.

Halloween and COVID-19: How to Celebrate Safely This Year

jack-o-lantern wearing a face mask

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we think about many aspects of our lives. That includes how we celebrate traditional occasions such as Halloween. The priority today is safety first!

Since many of the communities in our area are allowing parents to decide whether or not their children can participate in Halloween night, it is important to know how to participate safely.

How Our RenewAll Short-Term Rehabilitation Supports Successful Recoveries

Senior Using Walker

It’s National Rehabilitation Week, and here at Saunders House, we’re celebrating being named Best Short-Term Rehabilitation in the area for five consecutive years.

How Vision Loss Affects a Senior's Quality of Life

Senior Looking Out Window

“August is National Eye Exam Month and the perfect time for seniors to schedule a comprehensive vision examination,” says Stacey Houseknecht, NHA, CTRS, Administrator at Saunders House in Wynnewood, PA.

“The majority of older adults wear prescription glasses for proper vision. And an up-to-date prescription that meets their vision needs is an important way of keeping them safe and maintaining their enjoyment of life.

How Occupational Therapy in Short-Term Rehabilitation Can Aid in a Senior’s Recovery

Physical Therapy

The summer months are the perfect time for active seniors to learn about the many benefits of occupational therapy. Health experts agree that occupational therapy – as part of a licensed short-term rehabilitation (STR) program – can help seniors to achieve a faster and more successful recovery after surgery, illness or injury, while also increasing their confidence and outlook on life.

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