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Addressing Common Medical Conditions Associated with Old Age

Posted on April 7, 2022
Americans today can expect to live longer than ever before. Addressing family medical history and common medical conditions associated with old age early are key to maintaining our health as we navigate our senior years. Many health concerns for seniors can be prevented, or the progression slowed, by making smart, healthy, informed choices, and visiting
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SALMON at Northborough Welcomes New Medical Team

Posted on March 16, 2022
SALMON at Northborough, a senior living community offering traditional assisted living, memory care, skilled nursing and rehab, welcome new medical team. The medical team will consist of a new Medical Director, Dr. Jessica Boatman Dray MD, Associate Medical Director, Dr. Zara Sheikh MD, and Nurse Practitioner Katya Ostrovsky. SALMON’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Randall Morse
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How Dementia Affects Men and Women Differently

Posted on December 28, 2021
According to the Alzheimer's Association, researchers have long noted the clear differences in Alzheimer’s disease in women and men, with women making up two-thirds of people living with Alzheimer’s disease in the U.S. In fact, Alzheimer’s Disease is the fifth leading cause of death for women and the eighth leading cause of death for men.
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SALMON’s Holiday Donations Span Central Massachusetts

Posted on December 3, 2021
This year, SALMON Health and Retirement helped local food banks stock their shelves for Massachusetts families in need this holiday season. For everyone that toured one of SALMON’s independent living, assisted living, or memory care communities through November, SALMON donated a homemade pie to a local foodbank in their name. The Willows Active Retirement Community
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Senior Rehab Solutions: More Health and Independence

Posted on November 8, 2021
Perhaps the most profoundly impactful consequence of illness, injury, or aging is the loss of mobility and independence, disrupting beloved routines and socialization. Seniors who engage in senior rehab solutions, like moderate daily physical activities, are less likely to suffer from mobility loss than their sedentary counterparts, according to a study conducted by the University
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Celebrating the Tokyo Summer Olympics at SALMON Health and Retirement

Posted on July 28, 2021
The world seemed to go quiet when the COVID-19 Pandemic began last year, but today our communities are alive and buzzing with excitement. The Olympics are happening, and people across the world are coming together to celebrate. Last summer, SALMON Health and Retirement and our Residents chose to celebrate the Walk to End Alzheimer’s and
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