Posts by Judah G

How-To-Guide for Companionship for an Aphasia Sufferer

Aphasia is a difficulty to process language following damage to the ‘language center’ part of the brain. How can you provide companionship for an aphasia sufferer? Here are tips and ideas for effective communication and ways to get around the difficulty. Learn also how to be sensitive to the abilities of your partner in conversation.…

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How Aphasia affects a Stroke Survivor’s Communication

One of the most discernible effects that a stroke, a head injury or dementia has, is its effect on the ability of the survivor or patient to communicate. Communication as one of the ADLs (Activities of Daily Living) is important in how it relates to a person’s ability to be independent and to thrive. A…

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Sub-Acute Care Team – The Dietitian

Following a stroke or a serious illness that affects a person’s ability to eat, the member on the health care team responsible for teaching the patient about healthy eating for seniors and any special diet, will be the dietitian. The dietitian focuses on healthy eating for seniors and teaches patients with different eating issues how…

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Physical Therapy – 10 Ways to Make Each Session Count

Physical therapy can be demanding at times. Following an injury or difficult illness, a patient has to gather their determination, find motivation and sometimes pure will-to-succeed. The physical therapy might be looked upon as a project called “getting back to myself” or “getting past what limits me”. It is an  journey that requires a person…

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Welcome to our NEW Website!

  Welcome to our new website! We are excited that you are here and we look forward to sharing our latest facility news and events with you, as well as our success stories and empowering healthcare information. Thanks for being here! Warm Regards, The Pines at PA Family

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