Liberty Healthcare & RehabilitationNews & Updates

The Benefits of Speech Therapy

The ability to communicate effectively is an essential part of everyday life. For older adults, speech can be affected by age or following an illness or injury. Thankfully, specialized speech…

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January Is National Thyroid Awareness Month

The thyroid is a gland in the neck that produces and stores hormones that control vital functions like metabolism, blood pressure and heart rate. If your loved one has a thyroid problem, they could…

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The Benefits of IV Therapy

Intravenous (IV) therapy is a treatment used to deliver fluid into a patient’s veins through an IV drip. IV therapy is one of the quickest and most effective ways to administer medication, nutrients…

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How Liberty Healthcare and Rehabilitation Services Can Help Those With Diabetes Maintain Their Independence

More than 34 million people in the United States have diabetes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That is more than 10 percent of the U.S. population. Over time, diabetes…

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How To Choose The Right Residential Care For Your Loved One With Alzheimer’s Disease

  Navigating Alzheimer’s disease with a loved one is a difficult journey, especially when that loved one can no longer live on their own. The decision to move your loved one into a residential…

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Pisgah Manor Achieves Five-Star Quality Rating

Pisgah Manor recently achieved a highly sought after Five-Star Quality Rating – the highest rating possible on the scale dictated by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).  The CMS…

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National Handwashing Awareness Week Highlights Best Practices During COVID-19

National Handwashing Awareness Week, observed the first full week in December, is a great reminder to practice certain techniques to make handwashing as effective as possible. The COVID-19 pandemic…

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How To Help Seniors Sell Their Home

  Selling a home can be a stressful time for any homeowner. For seniors looking to sell their home, the process comes with a unique set of challenges and things to keep in mind. Whether a…

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How to Plan for Your Aging Parent’s Future

Your parents spent a great deal of time planning for your future, more than likely. They went above and beyond to make sure you were cared for, and now, it’s your time to do the same for them.…

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Four More Liberty Healthcare and Rehab Facilities Receive National Recognition

The Pavilion Health Center at Brightmore, Royal Park Rehabilitation and Health Center of Matthews, The Foley Center at Chestnut Ridge and Yadkin Nursing Center are the proud recipients of Silver and…

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Top 5 Tips to Help Aging Parents Without Taking Over

As parents age, they may require assistance with certain daily tasks like cooking, taking their correct medications, and making health decisions. This can be a difficult reality to face, especially…

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Liberty Healthcare’s Commitment To Employee Wellness Earns Award

  Liberty Healthcare Management is a proud winner of the Aetna Workplace Well-being Inspiring Change Award. The Aetna Workplace Well-being Award program aims to create a healthier workplace for…

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The Most Common Health Concerns for Seniors

The CDC indicates that people today are living longer than ever before, specifically another 19.3 years on average. This is a promising sign, especially as our society continues to make advancements…

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What You Need to Know About Medicare and Medicaid

When considering affordable health insurance, you have likely heard of Medicare and Medicaid. These government-funded programs are frequently misunderstood. This is not ideal, especially when not…

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7 Tips for Achieving a Healthy Weight

If you are struggling to maintain or achieve a healthy weight, know that you are not alone. In 2020, an estimated 29 percent of U.S. adults aged 65 or older were obese. To reach your healthy weight…

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Assisted Living for People with Disabilities

Did you know that 2 out of 4 American adults age 65 or older live with at least one disability? Despite their challenges, most disabled seniors strive to live as independently as possible. There are…

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How Sleep Impacts Your Health

The CDC reports that around 70 million Americans have chronic sleep issues. These sleep issues can lead to numerous health risks, including chronic illnesses, diabetes, injuries, mental illnesses,…

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Easy Ways to Prevent Falls

The CDC reports that one in four older Americans fall every year. Falls are the leading cause of injury and death for people aged 65 and older. Common fall injuries include broken bones, head…

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What You Need to Know About Senior Living Assessments

When it comes to your loved one, their health and well-being is a top priority. You want them to be as safe and independent as possible. As your loved one ages, they may experience certain…

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What Are the Benefits of Working In a Long-Term Care Facility?

Do you enjoy helping others, making a difference in your community, and forming bonds? If you said yes, you may want to consider a nursing assistant career in a long-term care facility. For nursing…

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Short-Term vs. Long-Term Rehab vs. Outpatient Therapy for Patients

Whether you or your loved one is recovering from an injury or surgery or living with a serious illness or disability, there are several options to help improve your quality of life and regain your…

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How Families Can Cope With the Decision to Put Their Loved Ones in a Skilled Nursing Home

As your loved one’s primary caregiver, you are responsible for their health and wellness. You must make difficult decisions and consider all options about your loved one. This places pressure on you…

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Tips for Staying Connected to Your Loved Ones in a Skilled Nursing Facility

At Liberty Healthcare and Rehabilitation Services, our patients in our skilled nursing facilities benefit from staying connected to their loved ones. This helps our patients feel loved, valued, and…

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What Does a Certified Nursing Assistant Do?

At Liberty Healthcare and Rehabilitation Services, our certified nursing assistants (CNAs) provide valuable daily care and support to patients. CNAs play a key role in helping patients achieve their…

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What Is Outpatient Therapy?

Whether you or your loved one are recovering from an injury or surgery, outpatient therapy is an excellent option. At Liberty Healthcare and Rehabilitation Services, outpatient therapy is available…

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Speech Therapy

  Have you ever heard of speech therapy? Isn’t that just for people “who can’t talk right”? No, speech therapy is more complex than you realize! The field of speech-language pathology (also…

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How to Reduce Your Risk for Dementia

  In previous articles, we looked at what dementia is and how it’s diagnosed, as well as the early signs and different stages of dementia. While there is no known cure or way to completely…

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Top Tips for Stroke Prevention

In last week’s article, we discussed what a stroke is and the warning signs. It’s also important to know how to do your part to prevent a stroke, especially when over 795,000 Americans have a stroke…

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What Is a Stroke and What Are the Warning Signs?

Each year, over 795,000 Americans have a stroke. A stroke is a serious health condition that needs immediate medical care, whether it’s a person’s first or subsequent stroke. Strokes are one of the…

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What You Need to Know About Arthritis

Did you know that over 54 million adults and 300,000 children live with arthritis? Despite the significant number of people with arthritis, there is still a lot of misunderstanding regarding this…

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