Choosing a Top Quality Nursing Home

Choosing a Top Quality Nursing Home

  • Is Short-Term Rehab Worth It After A Knee Replacement?

    Having a knee replaced can be a great way to alleviate pain and increase mobility, but the recovery process can be quite difficult. If you are thinking of having a knee replacement in the near future, you may want to consider spending your recovery time in a short-term rehabilitation facility. These facilities can make the recovery process less stressful for patients, and can provide a myriad of other benefits as well.

  • 3 Signs To Look For In Your Aging Loved One To Know It Is Time For A Care Facility

    Alzheimer's is a relatively common disease that affects many aging people. The signs and symptoms of the disease in the early stages may be subtle, but over time they can become severe. The more advanced the disease becomes; the more the individual can become a danger to themselves and others. Here are some signs to look for in your loved one so that you know when the disease has progressed enough that you may need to look for additional help, such as a care facility.

  • Finding A Senior Living Center: Which Perks Should You Look For?

    Senior living facilities provide the ability for older people to live independently while getting a little extra assistance with day-to-day tasks and chores. As you look for the right facility to meet your needs, you'll want to find the community that offers extra perks that make living away from home more enjoyable. Here are a few options to look for in the best senior living communities. On-Site Spa And Salon Services

  • How To Encourage Safer Sex When Your Senior Goes To A Retirement Home

    Assisted living facilities are excellent opportunities for seniors because they allow them to talk to people their own age and reminisce about the time periods that they shared. It also can allow more intimate relationships to form. However, due to the fact that all seniors do not have worry about getting pregnant since they have already gone through menopause, they also tend to ignore the rules about practicing safe sex. This has lead to an increase in the number of seniors who are suffering from sexually transmitted diseases, or STDs.

  • Planning For A Nursing Home Alternative

    Some seniors are opposed to the idea of nursing homes. When this is the case, you have many options to consider for keeping an elderly family member safe and happy. Here are some steps to creating an alternative to a nursing home.  Where to Stay Staying at home is a great option if your loved one is still fairly independent. If you'd like them to live closer to you without actually moving in, consider at least moving them to your property.

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    Choosing a Top Quality Nursing Home

    When you're facing putting your loved one into a nursing home or assisted living facility, you want to make the best possible choice for your loved one. That can be difficult when you don't know much about the nursing homes in your area, or about what you should be looking for in a nursing home to begin with. It's a good idea to tour as many facilities in your area as possible to get an idea of which ones you like, but you still need to know what the signs of a good or bad nursing home are. I used to work as a kitchen assistant in long term care facilities, and I learned a lot about them during that time. I started this blog to share some of my insights into what makes a nursing home great, and how to spot problems in a facility that you're considering.