There are some people who fears of growing old because of everything else that goes with old age. Lesser strength, weaker body, physical limitations, and incapacities are just but some of the signs of aging. Although growing old does not actually mean getting sick, the society has developed a concept that older people needs extra care and attention. As such, … Read the rest
There are many reasons why nursing home insurance is so crucial. Close to 70% of people reach age 65 will have need for some care in a nursing home, or something similar in their lifetime. The average stay in a nursing home is over two years. The average cost? Just under $178,000. Can you write a check for this? 40% … Read the rest
A supportive living facility can prove a low cost alternative for individuals who don’t want to enter a nursing home.
It’s no secret that, as we get older, many of us need to consider if our living arrangements will need to change to keep us financially afloat. Unwilling to rely on our children as … Read the rest
Although some people don’t like the thought being sent to one of their local nursing homes, these facilities actually provide several great benefits.
Some children joke with their parents about sending them away to one of the local nursing homes when they get older. Other people don’t just joke about it, however. They actually go through with … Read the rest
Published on May 9, 2013 “The dedication and passion of all the big-hearted people who choose to serve seniors is a reason why resident-centered senior living is the fastest-growing long-term services and support option in the United States. The high-quality, resident-focused care provided by these outstanding individuals and their communities is what our nation’s seniors need and deserve.” – Rick … Read the rest
Published on Mar 22, 2015 My nurses view of working in a nursing home (long term care/ skilled) versus assisted living. Feel free to contact me with any questions you have as a nurse/future nurse/future resident!
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Published on Feb 1, 2013 Steve Brigance of 4OurElders gives advice on signs or red flags when nursing home care, service or safety is inadequate. Staff turnover is one of the biggest danger signs.
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