My Dad Needs a Speech Therapist. What is That?What exactly is a speech-language pathologist (SLP), or “speech therapist,” as they are frequently called? When someone mentions physical therapy, people instantly have some understanding of what lies before them: Some part of their body isn’t working quite right and so a therapist will physically work with them in order to correct or lessen the problem. But, speech therapy? Is the therapist
December 22, 2020
ACV Honors Staff Members Who Reached A In Milestone ServiceTypically, Advent Christian Village honors staff members at a bi-annual "Service Awards Luncheon." Staff members are honored every 5 years as they continue to serve the residents of ACV. Though we were not able to host those who met this milestone for a face-to-face gathering, it is still significant to show our appreciation for the dedication and compassion they show our members each and every da
Is it Allergies, a Cold or the Flu?It is officially fall, which means fun, seasonal activities like pumpkin patches, apple orchards and hayrides are in full swing. As picturesque as the changing leaves are and as much as we may enjoy taking part in festive activities in the cool sweater weather, the fall season tends to bring about more severe allergies, colds and flu cases.
Seniors and Flu PreventionFlu season is in full swing yet again. While a bout with the flu virus is rough for everyone, seniors have a higher risk of contacting the flu and experience more severe symptoms as the virus takes its course. The flu is a highly contagious respiratory illness, and in some cases can even be fatal.