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Where Are You Needed This Holiday Season?

Between all the baking, cooking and family time this holiday season, consider giving back to your local community! Grab a your family, friends or neighbors and watch the difference that a couple hours of your day can make in someone else’s life. No matter where you’re located in California, there are plenty of volunteer opportunities […]

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Keep The Stuffing In The Turkey!

  Did you know? According to the Calorie Control Council, a typical Thanksgiving dinner contains approximately 4,500 calories! On top of that, the tryptophan within the turkey can also make you feel very sleepy! While we don’t want to be the ones to spoil the fun of the holidays, we want to make sure you […]

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7 Yoga Poses Perfect for Seniors

Yoga is an ancient exercise that welcomes all ages, whether you’re 9 or 99! Yoga is especially beneficial for senior citizens because it helps a person maintain balance, flexibility, muscle mass and can reduce the risk of fall-related injuries. Not only does it have strong physical benefits, but it also helps reduce stress, fatigue and […]

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Falls Aren’t Child’s Play

We all remember what happened to poor Humpty Dumpty in the childhood poem that tells the tale of his great fall, but we’re here to remind you that falls are not a joke. Falls, particularly for senior citizens, are serious business and that’s why the National Council on Aging sponsors Fall Awareness Day each September […]

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Adding Exercise to Your Daily Activities

While exercise is important for everyone at every age – later in life, it may be difficult to recreate the long-distance jogging or weightlifting abilities from yesteryear. That is no excuse, however, to give up on exercise. As with many things, workouts come in all shapes and sizes. Some are meant to test your limits, […]

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Lengthen Your Life: With a Few Simple Tips

There are many simple things that you can do to improve the quality and length of your life.  Here are some suggestions: Laugh!  Begin your day watching, listening or reading something funny!  Look for some blooper videos on YouTube, watch a video of a stand-up comedian, or read a chapter in a book with some […]

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October is Physical Therapy Month

            October is an exciting time for Skilled Therapies, Inc. During this unique time of year, National Physical Therapy Month is celebrated, to recognize the impact that physical therapists and physical therapist assistants make in restoring and improving motion in people’s lives. Maintaining mobility is important to the successful aging […]

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Kickball Anyone?

June 6th marked the day for triumph for the Skilled Therapies team! After a morning of rehabilitation with our patients, the team attended a kickball game. The Tampico Terrace Care Center vs. Skilled Therapies. Conquer or be conquered was the theme of the day, all in good fun, of course! The game took place at […]

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Skilled Therapies meets Skilled Sprinting

Every year, the San Francisco Marathon brings people from the Bay Area and all over California together to run the beautiful and scenic city of San Francisco. If you have ever wanted to travel throughout almost the entire city and get to experience all the scenic beauties that San Francisco has to offer (all in […]

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CAHF Welcomes Skilled Therapies BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS for a better tomorrow

Skilled Therapies, Inc. is a new member of CAHF, The California Association of Health Facilities.  This organization is dedicated to the quality of long-term care in nursing facilities and community-based homes for individuals with developmental disabilities. Our team is dedicated to our clients and relationships are very important, not only to our clients, but organizations […]

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