Staying Motivated for Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation

Staying motivated is one of the most important parts of any rehabilitation journey. Whether it’s inpatient or outpatient therapy, or for an illness, surgery or injury, the success of your recovery depends for a large part on the effort you put into it. If you stay motivated, it really increases your chances of success and… Read more »

The Difference Between Long-Term Care and Memory Care

What’s the difference between long-term care and memory care? Knowing the answer can help you find the best fit for your parent. Below, we’ll explore the difference between the two, as well as how to determine which is right for your loved one. Long-Term Care vs Memory Care Long-term care is a service designed for seniors… Read more »

How to Provide Emotional Support for Your Spouse in Inpatient Rehab

Spouse giving care to his wife during her stay in inpatient rehabilitation.

If your spouse has suffered a health setback that has led them to post-hospital rehab, you may be wondering what you can do to boost their spirits. Here are three ideas for providing emotional support for your spouse during their rehabilitation and recovery journey. How to Provide Support For Your Spouse or Loved One 1…. Read more »

What Should I Pack for a Post-Hospital Rehab Stay?

Senior man sitting at a dining room table with a rehabilitation aide playing a game

If you’ll be transitioning from a hospital stay to a Columbus area short-term rehab center, you may be wondering what to pack. Luckily, you’ll be able to trade those awful hospital gowns for your own pajamas, but you will need more than just comfortable pajamas during your stay. Here is a list of what to… Read more »

9 Apps to Keep You Entertained in Post-Hospital Rehab

Senior woman using apps on her phone during post-hospital rehabilitation.

Are you looking for something fun to do in post-hospital rehabilitation? There are lots of things to keep you entertained if you’re in inpatient rehab at a MacIntosh care center, including activities and entertainment events, but you also have a world at your fingertips. With more than 2 million apps now available, there is so… Read more »

MacIntosh Assisted Living Move-In Special

Are you looking for an assisted living community that combines the security of care with the comforts of home? The MacIntosh Company’s Assisted Living communities are the perfect place for you or your loved one. We provide assistance with daily activities in a modern, active setting that allows residents to live independent, satisfying lives. For… Read more »

Open Enrollment: Who, What, Why and How

Many find that working your way through the Medicare Open Enrollment process for the first time can be very daunting! Seniors are bombarded with information by mail and even on television commercials but what information is actually necessary for open enrollment? Here’s a quick overview of what you should know to help make the most… Read more »

9 Fall Activities to do With Your Senior

Pumpkins

Autumn is here, with beautiful colors, abundant harvests, and gorgeous weather that makes most of us want to get outdoors and enjoy all the activities Central Ohio has to offer. Here’s a list of nine activities to do in the area, even better they are all free or inexpensive! Apple picking: Enjoy the pretty drive… Read more »

Engaging with Your Grandchildren

When a grandparent lives in a central Ohio assisted living community, it might be challenging to find ways for your children to stay connected with them. Finding meaningful activities they can enjoy together is important for both age groups. Creating bonds with their elders helps kids develop healthy attitudes about aging. Spending time with children… Read more »