Choosing a Top Quality Nursing Home

Choosing a Top Quality Nursing Home

  • 3 Things To Know About Independent Living Facilities And Pets

    If you are trying to convince your mom to move to an independent living facility (such as Kind-er Care, Inc.), one of her concerns might be that she does not want to give up her dog. The good news is that many independent living communities allow residents to have pets, including dogs, and this might be just what your mom needs to hear. Here are three things you should know about independent living communities and pets.

  • Two Questions You May Have About Assisted Living Facilties

    Choosing an assisted living facility for yourself or a loved one is a major decision that requires extremely careful consideration. For those that are going through this process, it can all seem very overwhelming. There are a couple of questions that you may need answered about assisted living when you are evaluating your options, and learning these answers should help you to make an informed decision about this extremely important topic.

  • Choosing An Independent Living Facility You Will Thrive In

    As you age, your largest concern may be how you are going to continue caring for yourself and maintaining your independence. Independent living facilities are designed to help make your life easier while you maintain a level of freedom and consistency. Choosing a community you know you will thrive in is key to finding happiness and comfort as you age, so make sure you keep the following in mind.  Amenities

  • 3 Things To Know About Independent Living Communities

    As you age, there may come a point when your own home has become a burden and you want to move to a community with other seniors who have the same interests as you. One great option is to move to an independent living community, also called a retirement community. In these communities, you are still living alone in an apartment or condominium, but everyone in the community is around the same age.

  • Understanding The Importance Of Licensed Nurses In Assisted Living Communities

    It's important to understand that not all assisted living communities—and not even all nursing homes—have registered nurses or practical nurses on the staff. You may prefer to have a licensed nurse available in case you ever need more skilled medical care than a certified nursing assistant (CNA) can provide. Consider the benefits of living in a community that employs individuals with more extensive training. CNA Care Providers CNAs provide basic care such as helping people with bathing, grooming, and bathroom needs.

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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.