At-Home Safety for Seniors

At West Hartford Health & Rehabilitation Center, we provide short-term care to many patients. After these patients recover from their acute injury or illness, we send them home to a safe environment. Prior to discharge, we may conduct a home assessment to make sure that the space is safe and allows mobility for the patient….

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Coping with an Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

When a loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, it is devastating news for the whole family. Alzheimer’s is a form of dementia that causes memory loss and drastic changes in behavior. Symptoms get progressively worse over time, which can take an emotional toll on those close to the individual. If you’re the primary caregiver…

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Does Your Loved One Need Short or Long Term Care?

When our loved ones age, they become increasingly more susceptible to infection, falls and other injuries, as well as devastating medical conditions. A car accident or dementia diagnosis takes a toll on the entire family; a skilled nursing facility can take some of the stress off your hands. If you have an older family member…

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Caring for Alzheimer’s Disease

At West Hartford Health & Rehabilitation Center, our skilled nursing facility features a state-of-the-art dementia neighborhood. Our staff is extensively trained by the Dementia Care Professionals of America® and recently re-educated by the Alzheimer’s Association to treat individuals with memory loss for a variety of causes, including Alzheimer’s disease. We understand the day-to-day stresses of…

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