News & Events
Occupational Therapy Month
April is Occupational Therapy Month.
The topic will be discussed by Scott Hurley, COTA of The Retreat at Buffalo HIll. He will share his knowledge about “Occupational Therapy: Regaining Independence, Life Skills and Quality of Life.
Focus on the Importance of Footcare
Did you know that April is National Foot Health Awareness Month? Dr. Latter of the Kalispell Foot & Ankle Clinic shares his tips to give our feet the special attention they deserve—this month and always.
Caregiver Education-Week 6 Dementia & Chronic Illness
A discussion regarding some of the similarities and differences in caring for cognitive vs. physical decline.
Caregiver Education-Week 5 Financial Well-Being
An exploration of various financial resources: Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance, long-term care insurance and estate planning.
Caregiver Education-Week 4 Family Dynamics & Communication
No matter what your family relationships are like, an aging care plan represents uncharted waters for most families. Who takes care of Mom and Dad, and where? Do you seek outside support or try to do it all yourselves?
Caregiver Education-Week 3 Self-Care for the Caregiver
Family caregivers of any age are less likely to practice preventive healthcare and self-care behavior than non-caregivers. This week’s discussion provides tips to maintain a healthy balance in your life.
Caregiver Education-Week 2 Finding, Creating & Using Resources
Learn about local and national resources that can assist you in providing care to your loved one.
Caregiver Education-Week 1 Planning Ahead
Caregiving is a journey where plans may have to be changed or adapted. Executive Director of Buffalo Hill Terrace, Carla Wilton, shares insights to caregiving and planning for the future.
The Role Transitional Care Centers Play in Improving Our Health After Hospitalization
Dr Derek Gedlaman, DO, Medical Director at Immanuel Lutheran Communities share his insights.
Rehabilitation Services at The Retreat at Buffalo Hill
Dwight Shaffer, Director of Rehabilitative Services provides an overview of rehabilitative services at Immanuel Lutheran Communities and shares what makes the Retreat at Buffalo Hill unique here in the Flathead Valley.