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The Benefits of Choosing a Nursing Home Care Option for Your Elderly Parents

Aging is a natural part of life, and something that we all have to experience at some point or another. It’s never easy when we start seeing our parents’ health declining and they are no longer able to take care of their own basic needs. While we may try to…

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Helping Your Loved One Acclimate to Nursing Home Living

Transitioning your aging loved one from in-home care to a nursing facility can be an emotionally-draining process—one many loved ones tend to put off. Avoid unnecessary chaos and grief by understanding the signs of mental and physical decline and discussing your loved one’s care before injury or outburst. Suppose you…

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Ways to Enhance Staff Communication in a Nursing Home

The residents of your nursing home deserve the best care available to them from staff and administration who care about their health. If a long-term care facility lacks communication skills among its staff and administration, it can lead to chaos and frustration among everyone involved—other staff members, residents, and family…

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6 Housing Options for Seniors

The housing options for seniors can vary; what works for one family can be completely different from what works for another. It’s always advisable to exhaustively research your options before making a decision that will ensure the highest quality of life possible for your loved one. Here are some of…

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An Infographic Guide to Senior Care Options

Are you looking at long-term care options for yourself or a loved one? You’re not alone; in fact, data suggests seven out of ten people will require some form of long-term care in their life. There are actually five types of long-term care that offer a wide array of different…

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6 Qualities to Look for in a Good Senior Healthcare Nurse

Like many other mainstream organizations and corporations, senior centers also encounter difficulties in recruiting the right talent. Despite an influx of potential job seekers, not all will fit the bill. Unfortunately, attracting recruits that meet the organizational and regulatory requirements has always posed a challenge for talent acquisition leaders of…

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Senior Living Facilities: 7 Benefits of Using Nursing Homes

Currently, only 4.5% of older Americans live in a nursing home. While people understandably want to maintain their independence, families should encourage their loved ones to rethink the decision to live alone. Though older adults may feel more in control, living at home comes with disadvantages and poses a set…

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Importance of Background Screening for Hiring Nursing Home Staff

A residential nursing home is one of the most sensitive facilities that offer care to people with disabilities or the elderly. Staff members working in such facilities must be trained professionals to handle people with special needs. Besides professional qualifications, such individuals need to be people of integrity, trust, and…

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4 Modern Challenges Nursing Homes Face

Nursing homes around the country care for the most vulnerable population—seniors and those experiencing severe illnesses. This vulnerability is most clear as the coronavirus spreads and, sadly, infects some of those in assisted living facilities. While stopping the virus is of paramount importance, there are also additional priorities nursing homes…

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2020 Texas Hospital & Healthcare Guide

The 2020 Texas Hospital & Healthcare Guide is here! It is a complete list of all state hospitals, administrators, nursing centers, assisted living communities, local health departments, mental health crises centers, federal health contacts, professional health organizations, and more. Check it out here: http://tx-hospitals.com/

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