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We offer our rave-earning Rehabilitation Center at Daughters of Sarah to short-term residents in the outlying community, as well. If you need physical, speech, or occupational therapies, choose The Rehabilitation Center at Daughters of Sarah.


Our Short-Term Rehabilitation "graduates" are living testimony that rehabilitation at Daughters of Sarah is key to a new beginning - life newly appreciated, and a return to independence. Going home is an attainable dream.

We offer community-based adults the same expertise in physical, occupational and speech/language therapies provided by our specially trained and certified therapy staff.



Speech/Language Pathology

Our speech/language program helps short-term residents with speech/language and swallowing disorders. We focus on:

• Medical care, delivered by certified professionals

• Communication disorders, including auditory comprehension strategies, oral motor function, speech intelligibility, and reading and writing programs.

• Cognitive linguisting skills, including attention and concentration, reasoning and problem solving, memory strategies, and safety awareness.

• Dysphagia, a swallowing disorder characterized by an inability to maintain adequate nutrition and/or hydration.

Physical Therapy

Our physical therapy program helps short-term residents increase, restore or maintain their range of motion, physical strength, flexibility, coordination, balance and endurance following an injury or illness.

We also make recommendations about adaptations and/or equipment to make the home safer and more accessible and teaching positioning, transferring and walking skills to promote maximum function and independence within our residents' capabilities. A vast number of conditions are treated effectively with physical therapy. Among those we treat are:

• Arthritis
• Fractures
• Osteoporosis
• Stroke
• Parkinsonís disease
• Alzheimerís disease and other dementias
• Functional limitations related to mobility
• Joint replacements

Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy is a skilled treatment that helps individuals achieve independent, productive and satisfying lives. We provide customized occupational therapy programs for seniors to improve their ability to carry out activities of daily living. We also make recommendations and provide training in the use of adaptive equipment, among other services.Our therapists treat such issues as difficulties with eating, grooming, hygiene and transferring, as well as hand dexterity and visual perceptual problems. OT can address a number of conditions, including:

• Arthritis
• Parkinsonís disease
• Alzheimerís disease
• Peripheral nerve injuries
• Tendon injuries
• Joint replacements
• Fibromyalgia
• Stroke







Learn more about the Rehabilitation Center
at Daughters of Sarah
Phone: (518) 456-7831
Fax: (518) 456-1563

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Daughters of Sarah Senior Community
180 Washington Avenue Ext
Albany, NY 12203
phone: 518-456-7831
fax: 518-456-1563


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