Half of the 20 most commonly prescribed medications taken by older adults may raise the risk of falls, according to new research. Painkillers and antidepressants were most strongly tied to a greater likelihood of being injured in a fall, the study of 64,000 Swedes over age 65 found. Severe injuries were significantly more common with 11 out of the 20 medications studied.
Marlborough Health and Rehabilitation welcomes you, and thanks you for choosing our center for your healthcare needs. An exceptional community healthcare resource for many years, we exceed expectations in meeting the needs of individuals who require short-term skilled nursing care. Our staff of concerned and dedicated professionals is committed to helping everyone through providing support and guidance on a one-to-one basis.
Whether you join us for a brief stay or call us your home, we want you to feel as comfortable as you would amongst family, while receiving care such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, or speech therapy. Marlborough Health and Rehabilitation also provide a myriad of medical services including pulmonary rehabilitation, heart failure services for CHF, cardiac recovery, amputee rehabilitation, stroke rehabilitation and wound care management to name a few.
Marlborough Health and Rehabilitation prides itself on our customer service and maintains a common commitment to the highest level of quality care, a focus on customer service providing a nurturing environment for both patients and families.
Marlborough Health & Rehabilitation Center came highly recommended and I was definitely happy with my choice. I’ve been back twice to visit with my therapists and other staff. They are a good group of people that do a great job and treat you well while caring for you. ” Peter Aldrich
"Marlborough Health and Rehabilitation has great therapists, wonderful care, and was very accommodating. I would highly recommend anyone to come here."
“I didn’t realize Marlborough Health and Rehabilitation was so close to my home in Colchester, and the staff was just great. Not only would I recommend them to my friends and family – I would come back if I needed to!”
“For anyone that is helping their parent find good care in a nursing facility, Marlborough is the way to go. My mom especially likes the home-like environment. I would highly recommend it.”
“The facility came highly recommended and certainly lived up to its reputation. The staff and care at Marlborough Health and Rehabilitation Center is nothing short of superb.”