Generations Healthcare Network and its facilities care about the health of our residents. Blood pressure monitoring is an integral part of a resident’s health and is monitored on a continuing basis. May is National High Blood Pressure Awareness month and on average over 67 million people – 1 in 3 US adults have high blood… Read more»
Providing residents with stimulating activities is an important part of the care given by Generations at Oakton. Our activities programs are designed for all levels of participatory ability. From lively discussions, card games, trivia and current events, to outings and performances in-house, our activity programs are designed to appeal to each resident’s physical, mental and… Read more»
Virginia B. is an 86-year-old woman who suffered from a fall at home which caused altered mental status and generalized weakness. Her family was extremely concerned with whether rehabilitation would help. Virginia was able to complete her rehabilitation 5 weeks before scheduled discharge, and she was able to go back home with her family.
1) What is heart failure? Heart Failure does not mean the heart has stopped working, rather the heart’s pumping power is weaker than normal. With heart failure, blood moves through the heart and body at a slower rate, and pressure in the heart increases. 2) Who is at risk for developing heart failure? Risk factors… Read more»
Often families express concern about understanding behavior changes that the Alzheimer’s patient exhibits. Families will often ask whether or not the patient’s behavior is related to the disease, i.e. “Is the disease doing it or are they upset with me?” I will attempt to explain some of these changes based on my experience and educational… Read more»
When a loved one is staying at a nursing home, it can be a time of adjustment for everyone. It is very common to worry about when to visit, what to say, and what to do. A visit however, is a wonderful time for bonding, connecting, and learning. It’s a very natural to feel as… Read more»
We are pleased to announce that Oakton Place will be now be known as Generations at Oakton. The name Generations is more than just a name and it was not one that was chosen lightly. It represents our core belief in family values, and the trust generations of families have placed in us. It represents… Read more»