Category Archives: Nursing Home

Nursing Home

Does your Senior Loved One Need Assistance?

As our elder loved ones age, it can be difficult to decide when it may be time for additional assistance. Whether that means in-home care or a senior living facility, there are signs family members can look out for.

Does your Senior Loved One Need Assistance?

By Melissa Carmelitano SRES Certified Real Estate Professional Exit Realty Achieve
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Staying at Home Longer

As of July 2015, nursing home rates averaged at a whopping $78,000 per year on a conservative basis. Assisted living care facilities usually run families about $3,850 every month. Before Long Islanders jump to assisted living facilities, 101 Mobility Long Island urges families to consider installing accessibility enhancing equipment like stair lifts,...
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Medications: The Good and the Bad

I have a rule: Any change in any elderly person: the top 3 reasons are:
1. Medication 2. Medication 3. Medication

Medications: The Good and the Bad

By Gail Lowenstein MD
This includes medications that have been recently discontinued: I was called to recommend a nursing home for an 88 year old woman with dementia. She had...
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