Nursing Homes

  • 20 Questions to Ask When Searching for a Nursing Home

    Your loved one’s health and happiness matter. That’s why choosing the right nursing home for them can be challenging. With many variables and items to consider, many people wonder where they should start. We understand and hope to make that process easier. Start the search strong. It makes a huge ...

  • How to Convince Someone to Go into a Nursing Home Gently

    There is never a time when someone wants to go live in a nursing home or to place a family member or loved one in this type of facility. An estimated one in four people over the age of 65 will spend time in a nursing facility, according to Linda ...

  • Emergency Room Diversion for Senior Citizens

    Emergency room diversion can happen for many reasons. One of the main reasons a diversion takes place is because emergency rooms tend to fill up. If your local emergency room is full, then patients will be transported to the next accessible ER that has beds available. Emergency Room Diversion Policy ...

  • Food Safety for The Elderly - Tips to Avoid Infection or Illness

    Food safety for the elderly is a significant concern whether the older person lives on their own or in a facility. Food safety is paramount, so the elderly do not become sick or compromised. When possible, facilities should always adhere to USDA food safety guidelines. Safety and Sanitation in the ...

  • Marketing Your Skilled Nursing Home or Assisted Living Facility

    Marketing a nursing home is no easy task, and taking on the marketing position takes some thought. You want to sell to the right audience and turn those leads into customers. What has worked in the past with nursing home marketing doesn’t work as well today. There are new marketing ...

  • Types of Long Term Care Facilities

    There are many different types of long term care facilities. As we recover from a surgery or illness or age, there are situations in which we will need one of these facilities. Depending on the needs of the patient or resident, there will be various needs different facilities may provide ...

  • Comparing Living Options for Older Adults

    When it comes time to think about elderly living options, it is essential to know the available choices. Living options for older adults have expanded in the last few years, and there are many types of living to choose from. Living Options for Older Adults A quick overview of senior ...

  • Pets for Seniors: Pros and Cons

    Owning a pet has been shown to increase the quality of life for people of all ages, but especially for aging adults.