Exploring Nursing Homes and Assisted Living
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Exploring Nursing Homes and Assisted Living

Hello, my name is Amelia. Welcome to my site about nursing homes and assisted living facilities. When my mother developed a hip problem that prevented her from safely living at home alone, we started the long search for a suitable place for her to live. We toured each of the facilities in our area to find the one that felt most like home while providing all of the support and security she requires. Through this site, I would like to help other people weed through the options to find the best possible place for their loved ones to live. Thanks for visiting my site.

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Exploring Nursing Homes and Assisted Living

  • Why A Short Stay In A Nursing Home For Rehab After Surgery Is A Good Idea

    22 May 2018

    If you need to have major surgery, such as a hip replacement, it's sometimes best to recover in a skilled nursing facility rather than at home. Hospitals won't keep you longer than necessary, and if you need medical care or physical therapy, it's much more convenient if you're in a facility where help is available. Here's why staying in a nursing home for short-term rehabilitation is a good idea. All Therapies Are Available

  • 3 Keys For Getting Personal Care Services

    10 January 2018

    When you need to give a loved one a helping hand with their medical care, everyday life and hygiene, it's important to look into personal care services. Hiring a professional that offers these services is the best thing that you can do when it comes to helping your relative live with an excellent quality of life, despite age or physical challenges. With this in mind, read on to learn what you can about personal care services, in order to get the most out of their overall well being.

  • 3 Things To Know About Buying Home Care For Your Loved One

    8 October 2017

    In order to give your loved one the best medical care possible in the most convenient manner, you'll want to turn to a home care agency that can serve you. Home care professionals are skilled when it comes to providing anything from general supervision to more in-depth medical services. To make sure you are spending money in a way that helps your loved one out the most, take advantage of the tips in this piece and start contacting a few quality home care service pros that can assist you:

  • What Is ABA Therapy?

    22 August 2017

    Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) therapy is a well-researched and common approach to therapy for people with autism and other related disorders. It's especially beneficial for young children who have been recently diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. What Is the Meaning of Applied Behavioral Analysis? ABA therapy focuses on real-world results to help children with autism function in the different settings they'll be in the most, like home and school. Applied means the goal of therapy is to work toward appropriate social behaviors rather than abstract concepts.

  • You May Encounter These Situations Upon Visiting Your Parent With Dementia

    26 May 2017

    In the early stages of your parent having dementia, he or she may show little signs of this health issue beyond perhaps being a little forgetful. However, as the dementia progresses, you can often expect to see a number of changes in your loved one. These can be difficult to accept, as your parent will seem to grow into someone you no longer recognize. If you've moved your parent into a dementia care facility, at least you'll know that he or she is receiving the needed care.