The “B-Well Blog” is where we share health, wellness, and life tips for our elderly and special needs readers.
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Our clients at Baker Wellness Center are special to us and we look forward to them coming to the center every day. They are like family to us and to each other. We know each of their behaviors, personalities, likes, and dislikes. We look forward to the smiles on each of their faces, the…Read More
We’ve written before about what a great video the Veterans Administration put together talking about Adult Day Health Care services. You can watch it here. One great part of the video is toward to end, you can view it here. Here we hear what veterans have to say about their experience in an Adult Day…Read More
At Baker Wellness, we often get asked if the Veterans Administration supports Adult Day Health Care. The answer is an overwhelming yes! They even put together a video to explain their support. Adult Day Health Care (sometimes called Adult Day Care) provides several unique advantages to veterans that we’ve highlighted in the past In the…Read More
For all of our stories, we have changed the names and details to protect the identity of our clients. While the persons may not be exactly the same, we maintain enough of the details to ensure the same general idea. “Thank you so much for everything you did.” Even though people say this phrase a…Read More
For all of our stories, we have changed the names and details to protect the identity of our clients. While the persons may not be exactly the same, we maintain enough of the details to ensure the same general idea. “You need to take some time for yourself.” We often tell that to prospective clients. …Read More
Albuterol Acebutolol Metoprolol Would you know that those three words are three very different medications? In fact one is an inhaler (Albuterol) and the other two aren’t. Each one has their own uses as well, and sometimes (like metoprolol) they have different uses in the same person. Confused yet? Well… What’s more is that…Read More
Have you ever thought about how connected we all are? Seriously think about it. You are probably reading this article because you saw a link on Facebook. We created an entirely new digital network to stay in touch with one another. Think about why you got on. It was most likely to see other people…Read More
By Darla Gore, MHA We recently had the East Baton Rouge Parish Library Book Mobile come to visit the clients at Baker Wellness Center. The clients really enjoyed themselves. The librarians gave out library cards and some of the clients checked out books, CD’s, and DVD’s. The DVD’s will be used at the center for…Read More
“My family member is a veteran and goes to the VA for their medical care. Do his/her VA benefits cover Adult Day Health Care?” The short answer is, “It Depends.” According to the VA on their website (https://www.va.gov/geriatrics/Guide/LongTermCare/Adult_Day_Health_Care.asp#) (under the tab “Am I eligible?”) it states the following: “Since Adult Day Health Care is part of…Read More
By Darla Gore, Program Director Today the clients at Baker Wellness Center had an awesome lunch. It was a lunch like every day because we have two ladies, Gladys and Theresa, who cook the food with love and pride. They cook the food as if they were cooking it for their own family and it…Read More