Selecting a nursing home is an important decision.
Sex at the Nursing Home—Why Not?
When an 85-year-old resident spent the night with her boyfriend, her aides made her a Do Not Disturb sign. The Hebrew Home at Riverdale has been recognized as one of the best nursing homes in the country. The facility offers an onsite audiology clinic, 24-hour nursing care, occupational therapy and more. Among the services offered in that extended list is a dating service called G-Date, or Grandparent Date. Because moving into a nursing home doesn’t mean you have to move away from other…
Nursing Home Checklist: What to Consider When Looking for a Nursing Home
Resources for: Retirement living, Short-term rehabilitation, Long-term nursing care, Hospice, Outpatient physical therapy, Memory care, Adult day services.
What’s the Difference Between Skilled Nursing and a Nursing Home?
The terms skilled nursing facility and nursing home are often used interchangeably. Skilled nursing, as a service, can actually be provided in a few senior care settings.
What Makes for a Good Nursing Home?
Families of nursing home residents are more likely to be satisfied with facilities that have higher staffing levels and are nonprofits, a new study finds. The f
Aging Parents? How to Research and Compare Nursing Homes
Thanks to our guest blogger, Ross Blair, senior vice president, eHealthMedicare.com. Chances are, at some point you or a loved one will spend time in a nursing home. In fact, about 70 percent of Americans will need a form of long-term
Q&A: How are nursing homes regulated in Pa.?
Pennsylvania had 119 surveyors in 2015. The number has remained largely the same over the past decade.
Why this physician will no longer see nursing home patients
Even when we are sufficiently informed, the task is challenging. But, we shouldn’t be asked to work blindfolded in the dark.
10 Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Nursing Home
The decision to put a loved one in a nursing home is never easy. But if you're armed with the right information, you'll be able to find a facility that will treat your family member respect and allows them to live a healthy, vibrant life.
What are five-star quality ratings for nursing homes?
You are likely to come across five-star quality ratings while doing research to find the best skilled nursing facility or rehabilitation care option for you or your family. It’s what the government uses for its Nursing Home Compare tool.
How Nursing Homes Are Preparing For Hurricane Florence
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Tom Akins, president and CEO of the nonprofit LeadingAge North Carolina, about how nursing homes are preparing for Hurricane Florence.
What Nursing Homes Have in Common With Wells Fargo
Both use arbitration to fend off lawsuits—and keep their criminal conduct secret.
Bend Transitional Care is among the top ranked Nursing Homes in Oregon based on Case Volume
Bend Transitional Care is among the top ranked Nursing Homes in Oregon based on Case Volume Dexur’s analysis of Medicare claims data from Oct 2015 to Sep 2018 shows that Bend Transitional Care is among the top ranked nursing homes in Oregon based on stays in a skilled nursing facility. Case volume and experience is often associated with better quality outcomes.
How Do Topeka's Nursing Homes Rank? Latest Results
New improvements to an online nursing home quality rating system could help users keep a closer eye on how good of a job facilities are doing.
New Guide Helps Nursing Homes Tackle Antimicrobial Stewardship
The HHS Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has a new Nursing Home Antimicrobial Stewardship Guide , a research-based resource with step-by-step instructions and materials to help nursing homes improve antibiotic use and decrease harm caused by inappropriate prescribing. The guide is consistent with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) core elements of antibiotic stewardship and can also help health care providers meet…
How did PennLive find 46 people died in Pa. nursing homes?
There's no easy way for the public to know how many Pennsylvanians have died in nursing homes due to negligence or abuse.
Nursing Homes Insurance: How to Prevent Feeling Burdened By Caregiving
It's easy to feel overwhelmed with a job as important as caring for the elderly. Nursing Homes Insurance: How to Prevent Feeling Burdened By Caregiving
How to Help Nursing Home Residents Deal with Holiday Depression
Learn how you can help your nursing home residents deal with holiday depression. How to Help Nursing Home Residents Deal with Holiday Depression
We Can Do It: Nursing Home Residents Lead the Way
It has been said great leaders don’t get other people to follow them. They empower others to lead. That’s the frame of reference Hanceville Nursing & Rehab Center used to develop the “We Can Do It!” program. “Our residents are looking for something to do and something that gives them purpose,” Hanceville Nursing & Rehab Center
Top 10 Finalists Chosen for 2019 Ms. Alabama Nursing Home Pageant
MONTGOMERY – Forty-nine nursing home residents are expected to gather Monday, July 29, at 2:00 p.m. for the 36th annual Ms. Alabama Nursing Home Pageant. The winner will serve as a spokesperson for nursing home residents and the Alabama Nursing Home Association (ANHA). The event will be held at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham – The