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.
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. The Pines at Rutland Center for Health & Rehabilitation also provides 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.
The Pines at Rutland Center for Health & Rehabilitation prides itself on our customer service and maintains a common commitment to the highest level of quality care, a focus on customer service and providing a nurturing environment for both patients and families.
U.S. News & World Report has named The Pines at Rutland Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation as one of its “Best Nursing Homes” for 2013 and again in 2014.
"I have found the Pines of Rutland to be a wonderful place for rehabilitation. The nursing staff, physical therapy, and aides are all excellent. The center is bright and welcoming; I would highly recommend it to anyone."
"The Pines of Rutland, VT feels more like a resort than a rehab center. The therapy is excellent. The helpers go the extra mile. Meals are attractive and taste great. You’ll find an encouraging, positive feeling here."
"When I first came to the Pines I had wonderful care. The rehab went smooth and everyone thinks I'm doing exceptionally well. I would recommend The Pines at Rutland to anyone who needs rehab."
“Only God knows how much you have done for us. There is no way to thank you enough.”