7 Key Benefits to Assisted Living

—   Why choosing an assisted living community is more beneficial than remaining in your home. As we mature, managing both physical health and a household simultaneously can become extremely challenging. Assisted living offers a positive and safe environment where seniors are able to relax and enjoy life to its fullest. • Increased Socialization Catching a... Read More

Birchwood Senior Living offers FREE Fall Prevention and Balance Training

— Experiencing a fall can be a very serious matter for an older adult. According to the National Council on Aging, “Falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for older Americans.” Michael E. Rogers, Ph.D. explains that falls “are not only the leading cause of injury-related deaths in this population, but they are... Read More

Brain Health – “Use it, or Lose it!”

— We have all experienced those silly forgetful moments such as, misplacing an item or stumbled to come up with just the right words for a conversation.   And often times in those moments we find ourselves questioning our mental state.  Although in certain situation forgetfulness can be the first indicator of a deeper medical issue, Dr.... Read More

Understanding Medicare Benefits in Skilled Care

— Many people who receive Medicare have questions regarding when they can use these benefits.  If you, or someone you care for, requires skilled care for either a short-term rehabilitation or a long-term stay, it is vital to understand what is covered by Medicare, and what the client is expected to pay.  It is also important... Read More

Birchwood Senior Living to Host Community Support Groups

— Birchwood Senior Living is excited to announce that, being in late May 2017, we will be hosting monthly meetings to caregivers and their loved ones who are in need of additional support.  For some, caregiving is a tough and isolating experience, but with the encouragement and uplifting support of others who are experiencing similar situations,... Read More