From The Maplewood Blog
STAY STRONG PROGRAM BENEFITS RESIDENTS WITH PARKINSON'S
by Liz Benedict, M.S.P.T., Director of Therapy
Like everything we do at The Maplewood, our Therapy Department continually looks for ways to improve quality of life for our residents.
Some of our long term care residents have Parkinson’s disease. Typically those with Parkinson’s see a progressive decline in both physical and cognitive abilities. This can result in safety risks such as an increase in falling down. It can also limit the ability to participate in activities they enjoy.
About 10 months ago we kicked off our Stay Strong program, which is specifically designed to help those with Parkinson’s Disease.
Read more about this exciting new program.