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Older Americans Month


The Villas Senior Care Community is devoted to providing care, support and resources to older American and their families. Since 1977, under the tutelage of Father Peter Mascari, The Villas has provided residential options from independent living to specialized medical care and physical assistance. Now, in May 2017, we celebrate Older Americans Mon...
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Occupational Therapy at VTR


The month of April celebrates the profession of occupational therapy. Occupational therapy, part of our Villas Total Rehab (VTR) program at The Villas Senior Care Community, focuses on helping people re-learn the daily living skills they need to be as independent as possible. Following a hospital stay due to illness or surgery, many people need add...
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New Therapy Addition for Villas Total Rehab


The Villas Senior Care Community is a 40-acre campus comprised of Independent Living, Assisted Lifestyle, Skilled Nursing, and Short Term Rehab. The Villas is a non-profit organization with a 30+ year reputation of providing exceptional care. Our Villas Total Rehab wing is a 13,000 square foot addition featuring 10 private Medicare-certified suites...
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Celebrating Volunteers


Since 1974, a national celebration of volunteers and the many services they provide has been a yearly event across the country. About one quarter of our American population volunteer in some capacity within their community. That's nearly 63 million people giving their time and energy to do something selfless that will benefit another person, animal...
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Depression in the Elderly


Friday, April 7 th marks World Health Day, brought to us by the World Health Organization (WHO). New estimates released by the WHO tell us that depression is the leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide. Globally, more than 300 million people now live with depression. There is a lack of support for people with depression as well as the ...
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Laughter is the Best Medicine


Laughter is the best medicine … we've all heard this sentiment, but is there any truth to it? It would be hard to find a person who hasn't laughed so hard they had tears in their eyes, or had a sore stomach after a particularly long laughing fit. We all feel amazing after a good laugh, but is there any actual medical benefit to laughing? Fortunatel...
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