What Is Reflexology for Seniors?

Reflexology is a type of zone therapy that relaxes and balances the body through pressure points. These areas can be anywhere from the top of the head to the tip of the toes. When pressure points are massaged by a licensed therapist, energy blockages are cleared between our connected body parts. For instance, there is…

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Is Dementia Linked to Diabetes?

Did you know nearly 30 million Americans have diabetes? Most suffer from Type 2, which is the result of poor diet and lack of exercise, while less than 10 percent are born with Type 1. With diabetes, your body is less able to convert sugar to energy. Over time, this chronic disease can cause damage…

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West Hartford Health & Rehabilitation Recognized for Improving Quality Care

Our skilled nursing facility has proudly been recognized by the American Health Care Association (AHCA) and National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL) for our achievements through the Quality Initiative Recognition Program. As one of more than 13,500 member facilities, we met and exceeded their Quality Initiative goals for skilled nursing care in 2017. What Is…

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Visiting Aging Loved Ones This Holiday

Whether your aging loved ones live down the street or farther away, it’s important to bring the joys of the holiday season to them. Although life can get in the way of daily phone calls and weekly visits, communication should never drop off around the holidays. If your loved one is in a skilled nursing…

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