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How to Choose a Nursing Home


The decision to move yourself or a loved one into a nursing home, or skilled nursing facility as they are more commonly known today, can be a difficult one. Over the past 50-60 years, the face of nursing homes has greatly evolved. Gone are the "convalescent homes" of yesteryear, and the adage of "the old folks home" is now outdated and untrue. Skil...
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The Benefits of an Assisted Lifestyle


In today's healthcare environment, a myriad of different types of care are available to seniors. The right kind of care is dependent upon a senior's health, personal needs and ability to care for themselves. The range of care includes things such as skilled nursing, assisted or supportive living, assisted lifestyle (also known as shelter care) and ...
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Villas Total Rehab: Therapy Services for Seniors


Many seniors find they are in need of rehabilitative therapy services following surgery or after suffering an injury. Short-term therapy services, like those offered at Villas Total Rehab , are designed to restore activities of daily living so patients can return home quickly and with confidence. Comprehensive therapy services can include physical,...
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Senior Nutrition & Fiber


Nutrition is an important topic for people of all ages. As we move from infancy through childhood and then become adults, our dietary needs shift as our bodies change with age. The foods we ate when we were teenagers can often leave us feeling ill and out of sorts if we ingest them as older adults. For the elderly population, understanding the phys...
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Friendship for all Ages


Having good friends in your life is often cited as being "good for your soul". With these genuine friends around you means there are people near you that you rely on and trust. These true friends will be with you when you celebrate the good times, and will also be there when your life hits a bump in the road. Friends know how to let us spread our w...
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Respite Care


What is Respite Care, and to whom does it apply? Respite Care provides temporary nursing care in a skilled nursing facility so the primary caregiver can take a break from their caregiving duties. The person receiving care is admitted to the skilled nursing facility and will receive all the same care and benefits as a longer-term resident would rece...
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