New Residents and More at our Senior Campus!

This Spring we’re celebrating everything new at our Senior Campus! Many remodeling projects taking place, new team members, and new residents too. The Wellington has now expanded to senior living, including independent living, assisted living, and extended care services. Our new sign, new café seating in the lobby, and remodeled aquarium have been welcome additions … More New Residents and More at our Senior Campus!

From Our Experts-Maintaining Balance for the Elderly

Thanks to Interim Healthcare for providing this month’s Expert Article. Falls are a leading cause of injury and hospitalization for older Americans.  Approximately one in three Americans over the age of 65 falls each year.   In other words, falls are a serious health risk for older adults. As we age, our bodies undergo many physiological … More From Our Experts-Maintaining Balance for the Elderly

Events Happening This Week At Our Senior Campus!

Upcoming Events at The Alton Is it Depression or is it Early Alzheimer’s Disease?  Presented by: William B. Orr, PhD, MD Join us Wednesday, April 18th from 6-7 pm “Differentiating Early Dementia from Depression in the Elderly” Telling the difference between depression and early memory problems can be very difficult.  Dr. Orr will present ways … More Events Happening This Week At Our Senior Campus!

Outstanding Work From Our Shepard Park Home Care Team Member

I would like to acknowledge Fatuma for all of her outstanding work as an aide at Shepherd Park Home Care. Fatuma has worked here just over two years. She makes sure that everyone at The Wellington is taken care of very well. She has a humble manner and will reassure our residents if they are feeling insecure. She will make kind … More Outstanding Work From Our Shepard Park Home Care Team Member

Ask Our Experts; Is There A Difference Between Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia?

“Is there a difference between Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia?” The answer to that question is “yes”. Dementia is defined as the loss of mental ability in the areas of memory, reasoning, planning, and behavior severe enough to interfere with activities of daily living. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia, accounting for an … More Ask Our Experts; Is There A Difference Between Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia?

A Family of an Alton Resident Shares a Heartfelt Note of Appreciation

Although it’s a hard subject to speak about, we are so very thankful and appreciative of a previous resident’s family from The Alton that included a short note about The Alton and the community it provides. The family wishes to express our deep gratitude to the loving and attentive nurses, aides, and staff at the … More A Family of an Alton Resident Shares a Heartfelt Note of Appreciation