Barton Memorial Hospital’s Skilled Nursing Facility in South Lake Tahoe, CA recently received the highest rating of five stars from U.S. News & World Report in the publication’s best nursing homes list for 2013. The five-star rating is based on overall nursing home quality, as well as on the average … Read the rest
Assisted Living for My Mom by Patricia Walter
Assisted Living, unfortunately, can be expensive, but it is a wonderful solution for a person that requires light care, but not a nursing home.
My Mom had many problems with 3 different nursing homes. In fact, she was asked to leave because … Read the rest
This is a new website to help people in nursing homes. I have recently gone thru a long and difficult struggle with my Mother that is currently in a nursing home. I have seen changes made by people exchanging information and offering support to one another via the internet. That … Read the rest
5 Myths You Should Know Before Choosing Elder Care
by: Phyllis Staff, Ph.D.
Myths associated with selecting quality nursing home care suggest quick and easy ways to identify quality care. In fact, relying on these myths can lead to disastrous results. I have identified a few of the most common … Read the rest
…After the stock market crash of 2008 and a collapsing housing bubble diminished the value of many nest eggs, the cost of long-term care is now a concern for many aging Americans.
A 2013 report by Genworth Financial, an insurance provider based in Richmond, Va., estimates the national median daily … Read the rest