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A Busy Holiday Season and Some Winter Advice for Seniors
January 19, 2018It’s been a very busy holiday season at Touchpoints at Bloomfield. We were busy decorating their home, having our first annual ugly sweater party and best holiday cookie bake off, receiving many gifts from the community and volunteers caroling through out the facility. Now that we have started a new year, have you noticed when you turn on the television or read a magazine it’s all about exercise and making healthy choices for 2018…
Falls - Risk Factors, the Lasting Health Impacts and Prevention
January 15, 2018The number of older adults in the United States is growing, and falls among the older adult population are a serious and significant problem. Approximately 33 percent of older adults 65 years of age and older fall at least once each year. Injuries caused from a fall are a predisposing factor in 40 percent of the events leading to long-term nursing home placement among older adults.
Richard's Story -- Orthopedic Rehabilitation Program Outcome: 2017
January 11, 2018I went from needing total care to being able to get out of bed myself, move around in my wheelchair to NOW walking with my walker! My family and friends tell me I am a miracle, even Dr. Kruger was amazed at my progress. I went from a future in long term care to now going home, TODAY! I cannot thank enough my surgeon, Dr. Kruger, my family, and the staff at Touchpoints. I have my life back. Home means everything to me. I give Touchpoints a 5 out of 5 rating.
Facts About Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
January 9, 2018Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that comes and goes with the seasons, typically beginning in late fall or early winter months and going away in the spring and summer. Often it can also be known as the winter blues or seasonal depression. Some symptoms that may be seen with SAD are lack of interest in activities, sleeping to much, weight gain, feelings of hopelessness, difficulty with concentration and social withdrawal just to name a few.
iCare Bands Together and Braves Winter Storm Brody
January 5, 2018Facility staff and leadership from iCare and Touchpoints Rehab took on Winter Storm Brody which blanketed the region with snow, hit with high winds and frigid temperatures. Preparation and teamwork, as well as the ability to make anything into a good time, ruled the day. Here are some photos of staff and management clearing off cars for shift change and removing snow.