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Golden Living Blogs
Our experts have a wealth of knowledge to share, so please take
some time to read their unique insights and perspectives on senior
healthcare in the blogs below.
Messages and insights from Golden Living President and CEO, Dr.
- Embracing Change | posted May 11, 2010
There's no question that the healthcare environment is changing. I believe that in this environment, successful companies will be the ones that are able to embrace the change and take advantage of those opportunities. Clearly, Golden Living wants to be one of those companies -- we want to be part of the solution.
Living With Care
Topics related to long term, assisted living and short-term
rehab care that offers support to families, patients, and
- Treating Osteoarthritis Pain in the Elderly | posted April 04, 2013
Osteoarthritis is one of the most common chronic diseases of older adults and may result from genetics, excessive weight, joint injury and overuse, and loss of strength in muscles supporting joints. Symptoms of osteoarthritis include morning stiffness, aching pain, and decreased joint function.
Topics regarding rehab and wellness that encourage patient
knowledge, support their recovery and, supply industry executives
insight commentary on rehab, health and wellness issues.
- Fourth Annual WALK! with Aegis Event | posted September 24, 2012
The fourth annual WALK! with Aegis Therapies 2012 is this week, and we’re thrilled to see this year’s participants take charge and promote active aging! We’re expecting one of the largest nationwide turnouts with over 670 registered locations and thousands of participants joining the WALK! with Aegis Therapies.
Hospice Care Insights
The voice of compassion and support to patients and families
with end-of-life care.
- Honoring Our Volunteers | posted April 19, 2013
Like many organizations, hospice and palliative care facilities are greatly dependent on the help and dedication of their volunteers. Hospice volunteers come from a multitude of cultures and backgrounds, and range in age from teens to senior citizens.
- Honoring Our Social Workers | posted March 19, 2013
Since 1965, March has been the annual month to recognize and honor the profession of social work. Sponsored by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), National Social Work Month gives us an opportunity to thank social workers for their dedication and for offering support and care to individuals needing assistance with life’s challenges.
Helping home recovery for patients and families.
- What to look for in a home health agency | posted May 31, 2012
Not all home health agencies are not created equal. When choosing an in-home health agency, be sure to do research and know what questions to ask, because they will be taking care of you or your loved one and coming into your home.
- Physical therapy for pain after shingles | posted May 21, 2012
Pain after shingles, called postherpetic neuralgia, can last months and be quite uncomfortable. A physical therapist can help patients create exercise and treatment plans that will manage postherpetic neuralgia symptoms through passive and active therapies.
360 Healthcare Staffing
Topics regarding working as a travel healthcare provider and the
healthcare staffing industry.
- De-stress During OT Month | posted April 11, 2013
Like many healthcare careers, an occupational therapist can at times find themselves in a fast-paced and changeable environment. The same applies to those who hold positions as travel therapists. An Occupational Therapist (OT) who is a traveler can experience the same high demands as those who are working in a permanent setting, but may not have a local emotional support structure to help them weather the storm.
- It's National Occupational Therapy Month! | posted March 28, 2013
Welcome to National Occupational Therapy Month, an annual celebration during the month of April that brings awareness to the benefits and importance of occupational therapy. We would like to thank the occupational therapists and certified occupational therapy assistants who directly affect the lives of their patients and are such an important part of our business.