Getting the Most from Occupational Therapy for Seniors in Mendota

OT for seniors

If you’re a senior or have a loved one of senior age in your life, you know how important it is to stay active and healthy. Sometimes these things can be easier said than done depending on your level of health.  Occupational therapy has become quite popular among seniors. They can be used as a part […]

How to Celebrate Senior Citizens Day with Your Loved One

How to Celebrate Senior Citizens Day with Your Loved One

Most people are pretty familiar with the concept of Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, but National Senior Citizens Day is not so well-known. It falls on August 21 every year and it’s a great opportunity to honor the older people in your life.  So, what’s the best way to celebrate? Here is a little background […]

June 2021 Updates

We are in this together

Updated June 14, 2021 Dear Sholom residents, tenants, staff and families, We are pleased to see visitors back at Sholom! As the state of Minnesota continues to roll out COVID-19 vaccinations for additional Minnesotans, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has released updated guidelines for visitation in senior communities.  […]

What is Palliative Care? Is it Right for Your Family in Minnetonka, MN?

what is palliative care

According to the World Health Organization, over 40 million people worldwide find themselves in need of palliative care each year. However, only 14% of the people who need this support actually receive it. In the U.S., palliative care continues to be a growing solution. However, many people remain unaware that this type of care is an […]

Respite Care Tips for You and Your Family

respite care tips for you and your family

Caring for a loved one in need requires patience, time, and dedication. At first, it might not seem like caring for your loved one will be too much work or draining. However, over time, you may begin to desire more time for yourself.  If you’re on a regular schedule where you must be at your […]

Five Signs Your Loved One Needs Hospice Care

five signs your loved one needs hospice

If you’re weighing a decision on hospice care for a loved one, you’re not alone. The CDC estimates that this type of care helped 1.4 million people in 2015, meaning that millions of families and friends struggled to consider their options before making a choice. Hospice care provides compassionate support for a patient in need, but the […]

Disproving Myths About Hospice Care

Disproving Myths About Hospice Care

We would like to take this opportunity to dispel some of the myths that people have about hospice – from what the word means to how to get hospice care for you or a loved one.  Hospice care is open to anyone who needs it, and it might be more flexible than you realize. So, we’ve put together ten […]