4 Benefits Modern Technology Provides to Senior Adults

4 Benefits Modern Technology Provides to Senior Adults Now, more than any other time in history, people are connected to each other thanks to advancements in technology. Just like youth born into a tech-savvy society, senior adults can also benefit from the use of cutting-edge gadgets and devices. Think about this – today’s seniors have witnessed advancements in technology more …

Tips For Keeping Seniors In Skilled Nursing or Assisted Living Communities Happy

Tips For Keeping Seniors In Skilled Nursing or Assisted Living Communities Happy When recently asked his secret to a long and happy life, skilled nursing resident Ralph Waters responded: “Strong connections to family and friends”. Adjusting to life in a skilled nursing or assisted living community is not easy for every senior, however. Some seniors need more social interaction than …

Helping Seniors Return to “Normal” After Covid-19

Helping Seniors Return to “Normal” After Covid-19 Covid-19 has changed almost everything about the way we interact with each other and how we conduct our daily lives. The pandemic created an incredible lifestyle change across the globe. Our senior citizens have suffered the most throughout the course of the pandemic, especially those in skilled nursing and assisted living facilities. Finding …

Tips For Helping Seniors Transition to Nursing Home Care

Tips For Helping Seniors Transition to Nursing Home Care The majority of aging adults over the age of 65 prefer to spend the remainder of their years at home in their own environment, but unfortunately this isn’t a feasible option for everyone. Now, more than ever, the number of senior adults facing the decision to move into a long term …

Skilled Nursing VS Assisted Living – What’s the Difference?

Skilled Nursing VS Assisted Living – What’s the Difference? You may be at a point in life where you are beginning to search for the right living conditions for yourself or someone you care about. If so, you’ve most likely come across skilled nursing and assisted living options, but what’s the difference? Put simply, the biggest difference between them is …

Visitation During Pandemic

Hello Everyone, Great news! Beginning March 11th we will resume outdoor visits. Face mask and social distancing will be required. To schedule a visit Please call Phyllis Smith 828-649-9345 ext 105. We request that each resident only have 1 visit per week. Only 2 visitors per visit. The schedule will be: Tuesdays 4p-7p Thursdays 1p-4p Saturdays 1p-4p

Tips for Keeping Seniors Healthy and Active During the Winter Months

Tips for Keeping Seniors Healthy and Active During the Winter Months Colder weather during the winter months tends to make seniors stay indoors even more than they already do, making it even harder to maintain an active and healthy lifestyle. Coupled with health conditions, staying indoors with little to no activity is just as unhealthy for the mind of seniors …

What is Skilled Nursing and When is it Time to Consider it?

What is Skilled Nursing and When is it Time to Consider it? There may come a time when you need to seek care for your senior or disabled loved one from sources outside the home. There are different types of care available, but you may not be sure exactly what the different types are. In your search for care, you’ve …

Covid Status

Elderberry Health Care is continuing to be abundantly cautious. We are currently testing employees twice weekly.  We currently have 15 residents and 1 staff member with active covid.

Helping Seniors to Stay Active and Safe During the Coronavirus Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic continues to rage across the globe. The past several months of lockdowns and quarantine have been hard for everyone, especially our senior citizens. Depression during this time is on the rise for our seniors, and it’s important that we remember to take time out of our busy lives to check in on them regularly to see how …