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SBB University Caregiving Resources | Fall Prevention The Big Picture

SBB University Caregiving Resources | FALL PREVENTION THE BIG PICTURE is a 4 part series presented by Emilia Bourland, OTR, ECHM, the owner of AIPC Therapy, and a mobile Occupational Therapy provider. Fall Prevention The Big Picture | Part 1 Understanding Risk: Awareness Of Possible Consequences And...

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Osteoporosis – Prevention and Management

Like other organs in the body, bones are constantly changing. Throughout childhood and as young adults, bones grow in strength and in size. Around the age of 30, bones reach their peak strength and then naturally become weaker with age.  Osteoporosis affects one in every four adults and is a condition...

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Horses Bring Moments of Joy for Memory Care Residents

The therapeutic qualities of interacting with horses has long been known.   Horses have an un-canny ability to reduce anxieties, restore a sense of calmness and bring great joy to those around them. This is especially true for those who are challenged by Alzheimer’s disease, as well as other forms...

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SBB University Mental Health Series | DEPRESSION, SUICIDE AND THE HOLIDAY SEASON

SBB University Mental Health Series presents: Depression, Suicide and the Holiday Season. Today's speaker is Cassandra Cote', RN with WellBridge Hospital Greater Dallas/Kindred Behavioral Health. The video of this presentation may be watched at the bottom of this article. Cassandra reviews some of the...

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SBB University Caregiving Resources | Neuroplasticity & Impact of Brain Health on Overall Wellness

SBB University and The Oxford Grand welcome Jennifer DiLorenzo and Chad Flores with Home Care Assistance to present on Neuroplasticity and the impact of brain health on overall wellness. A copy of the slides in the presentation are here for you: SBB-University-Neuroplasticity-Slides-JD-CF.pdf Click...

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We Are Here For You!

Here at the Colorado Springs Senior Center, our want and goal is to combat social isolation for seniors within the community. When COVID hit, our creativity, capacity and caliber were challenged and created an opportunity for growth. We have tapped our resources and have stretched our boundaries to allow...

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Now is the Perfect Time to be Grateful

Expressions of gratitude are often reserved for the holiday season. Thanksgiving seems to be the time of year when giving thanks just rolls right off the tongue. But, what if you changed your attitude toward gratitude and started practicing it every day?     Research has linked many health benefits,...

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Benefits of Virtual Care are Just a Screen Away

Benefits of Virtual Care are Just a Screen Away   It’s been a little stressful lately, especially as we’ve all heard the experts warn us repeatedly that the coronavirus can be hardest on those who are older or in fragile health. Often, though, those are also the people who need to see their doctors...

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Caregiving in “The New Normal”

Since the start of the COVID 19 pandemic many of us have heard the phrase, “This is the new normal”.  Social media platforms were flooded with posts agreeing or disagreeing with the assessment.  As a professional caregiver I realized that the COVID 19 pandemic was introducing the world to the reality,...

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YMCA Fitness Classes and Clubs

Staying active mentally, physically and spiritually is important for feeling your best. Connect with fellow older adults for fitness and fun with the YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities.  The Y’s ForeverWell program includes online exercise and health classes, social clubs and events—all designed with seniors...

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Direct Anterior Hip Replacement: A Better Approach to Hip Replacement

 In 2020 there are several approaches to hip replacement. Some surgeons approach the hip from the back (posterior of the hip while others approach it from the side (lateral) or the front (anterior). While all approaches to hip replacement have good outcomes there are some distinct advantages to a direct...

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Lower Back Pain’s Missing Piece: Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction

Four out of five people will suffer from back pain in their lifetime. For many it’s debilitating and impacts their quality of life. Their pain can go on for years without relief. One common cause of low back pain originates from the sacroiliac or SI joint. The SI joint is located in the pelvis and links...

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Benefits of Virtual Care are Just a Screen Away

It’s been a little stressful lately, especially as we’ve all heard the experts warn us repeatedly that the coronavirus can be hardest on those who are older or in fragile health. Often, though, those are also the people who need to see their doctors routinely to stay healthy and safe. So, what should...

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