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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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Beating the Winter Blues by Putting on the Mini-Greens

Posted on February 25, 2022
Massachusetts may feel frozen over, but this February, Whitney Place at Northborough brought a bit of summer fun indoors with their Mini-Golf Extravaganza. Residents knew something fun was occurring when Whitney Place Staff members began moving furniture throughout the common areas in the Northborough campus. The mini-Greens were set up throughout the living room, community
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Improving Balance and Preventing Falls Go Hand-in-Hand

Posted on January 12, 2022
Falls are the number one cause of injuries in older adults. Even a simple fall can result in a broken wrist or arm, a hip fracture, or serious head and brain injuries. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, one out of three seniors will suffer a fall this year, but fewer than
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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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