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3 Reasonable Alternatives to Nursing Homes for Your Aging Loved One

At a certain age, many senior citizens (those over the age of 65) can no longer properly care for themselves in their own homes. For this reason, many people choose to put their aging loved ones in a nursing home. Nursing homes are facilities that offer round-the-clock care for the…

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Must-Bring Items When Moving Your Loved One into a Nursing Home

Moving your loved one into a nursing home can be incredibly stressful, both for you and your loved one. To make the process easier, knowing which items are essential for them to live a comfortable, productive life is critical. After all, this is the next step in their lives, and…

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Indoor Activities for Seniors Living in a Nursing Home

Unfortunately, you can’t enjoy spending time outdoors every day. Mother Nature sometimes has other plans, and that is why it is important to have indoor activities for seniors living in a nursing home. Elderly loved ones want to enjoy things while in an assisted living facility, especially on rainy days….

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Four Strategies for Evaluating Senior Living Facilities

Senior living is one of the fastest-growing segments of commercial real estate, and the upward trend is predicted to continue for decades.  If you’re looking for senior housing for yourself or a loved one, this means you have a surplus of options. This brings good news and bad news. On…

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Are Bedsores a Sign of Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect?

Nursing home abuse and neglect is a serious problem in the United States. It can take many forms, from physical abuse, financial exploitation, and verbal or emotional abuse. Bedsores are one sign that nursing home residents may be experiencing abuse or neglect. They can occur when a person is often…

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Should You Become a Registered Nurse?

Are you thinking about becoming a registered nurse (RN)? If you’re passionate about helping people and looking for a career that offers plenty of opportunities, this could be the perfect job for you. Still not sure if nursing is right for you? Let’s take a closer look at what this…

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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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