It is no secret that people over 65 may have more complications from COVID-19. For this reason, seniors are self-isolating to reduce their risk of COVID-19. Social isolation can be difficult. Isolation can worsen depression and dementia. We are lucky to be in the digital age, where we can connect with people safely from afar. [...]
Hello, everybody! My name is Rachel DeMicco and I have one of the best jobs in the world. Every week, I get to sing, dance and play with young children and their families through an early education program called Music Together® . Through these special classes, I also have the opportunity to connect with all [...]
Caregiver tip #2, The transition home from the hospital or rehab. Hi my name is Dr. Marie Fitzgibbon I am the Nurse Practitioner here at Pleasant Trees Personal Care Home. Coming home from hospital or rehabilitation can be a tricky time for seniors especially when there are several health issues and multiple medications that must be [...]
Welcome and thanks for checking out our blog. My name is Emma and I am one of the Registered Nurses at Pleasant Trees. Before our residents move to Pleasant Trees, many are living at home alone or with family. In both of these instances their family has become a primary caregiver in their life. I [...]
We are so excited for spring to arrive this year. Last year was our first year with our raised garden bed. This year we are looking for more ideas of what to plant (and when to plant?!). Do you have any suggestions?