At the young age of 58, Paul was suffering from pneumonia caused by fluid and food build-up in his lungs and complicated by a painful bowel obstruction. He was placed on a life-sustaining ventilator system in order for him to survive, and his condition was considered very poor and his fate grim. Through Generations’ staff and intensive care plan, he is now back in his own home, breathing and walking without any assistive device.
August 5, 2016
Ask anyone about Liz Shelton and they will say her smile and energy permeates the room. She has worked at Generations at Elmwood Park for the past three and a half years in the summers and on the weekend during the academic year. Currently she is the concierge of the facility where she prepares rooms... Read more»
1) What is heart failure? Heart Failure does not mean the heart has stopped working, rather the heart’s pumping power is weaker than normal. With heart failure, blood moves through the heart and body at a slower rate, and pressure in the heart increases. 2) Who is at risk for developing heart failure? Risk factors... Read more»
Generations Healthcare Network and its facilities care about the health of our residents. Blood pressure monitoring is an integral part of a resident’s health and is monitored on a continuing basis. May is National High Blood Pressure Awareness month and on average over 67 million people – 1 in 3 US adults have high blood... Read more»
April 1, 2016
We are pleased to announce Elmwood Care will be now be known as Generations at Elmwood Park. The name Generations is more than just a name and it was not one that was chosen lightly. It represents our core belief in family values, and the trust generations of families have placed in us. It represents our employees... Read more»
Providing residents with stimulating activities is an important part of the care given by Generations at Elmwood Park. Our activities programs are designed for all levels of participatory ability. From lively discussions, card games, trivia and current events, to outings and performances in-house, our activity programs are designed to appeal to each resident’s physical, mental... Read more»