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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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What to Do Before an Estate Sale

It’s tough to watch your parents get older. Role reversals can happen in the blink of an eye. For example, you may need to start taking care of your parents when you’re used to them taking care of you. One thing that can make the transition a little easier is…

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Caring for an Aging Parent with a Chronic Illness

Being a caregiver to an aging parent already presents a lot of emotional, physical, and financially challenges on an adult child. So, when you add to the mix a chronic illness, one can only imagine the amount of strain this puts on the entire family. While it may feel like…

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Entertainment in Nursing Homes

Many older nursing homes are looking for new and interesting additions to attract residents to their facilities and boost morale in their current residents. Refurbishing the paint or replacing the carpet seems to only gloss over the issue. More nursing homes are offering amenities such as an in-house theatre, viewing…

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The Unique Needs of Someone With a Respiratory Condition

Respiratory illness is the most common affliction in the world. Conditions like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma affect millions of people and they’re especially common in the elderly. So, if you’re considering assisted living, respite care, hospice care, or any other type of senior accommodation for your loved…

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3 Steps to Increase Revenue

If you are a senior care business owner or marketing director, you’ve probably realized that marketing today is a lot different than it used to be. The days of being able to increase residents – and revenue – merely by referrals from healthcare facilities, medical professionals, and community events are…

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An Alzheimer’s Guide, Your Image of Nursing Care & Assisted Living, Activities for People with Dementia & How to Solve Your Dilemma

A 2019 Guide to Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia   Improving the Image of Nursing Care & Assisted Living   Activities For People With Dementia   How Seniors Can Solve Common Aging-in-Community Dilemmas

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How to Avoid Long-Term Care Surprises by Planning Ahead

If you or a loved one needed a nursing home next week, would you know how to pay for it? Planning for long-term care is important. However, too many people fail to talk about it with their loved ones in advance and end up without a plan when the time…

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