Category: Wellness

Easing the Pain of Arthritis

May 17, 2019

Joan Katz was diagnosed with arthritis six years ago—about 18 months before she came to live on our Glenmeadow campus. While she had no pain in her arms or hands, she felt ample throbbing and tenderness in her hips, back, knees, and feet. Walking was extremely painful. A labor. Then, in early spring this year, […]

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Wellness Tips from Our On-Site Physician

February 12, 2019

Dr. Suzanne Jorey is familiar with the care of older adults, and she says one key factor in wellness is interacting with others. It can bring benefits that range from better nutrition to keeping the mind active and engaged. Our residents count on Dr. Jorey to help keep them healthy. She has joined our team […]

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Dementia Friendly Glenmeadow

December 20, 2018
Caregiver and elderly client

Note: Our blogs are always based on interviews with actual residents, staff, donors or other members of the Glenmeadow community. This blog is likewise based on fact, but we have changed the names of those we interviewed to protect the privacy of their families. One of our staff members helps resident Renee keep rhythm in […]

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News and the Forecast on Alzheimer’s Care

October 24, 2018

Cancer, heart disease and stroke come to mind in considering the top 10 leading causes of death. The sixth leading cause is less obvious, though. It’s Alzheimer’s disease, and it’s on the rise, according to the presenter of our recent Glenmeadow Learning program, “Dementia and Brain Health: Risk Factors, Interventions, Research.” Kelsey Gosselin, the manager […]

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