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The Air You Breathe Can Damage Your Brain

Nursing Home Blog

Why do people get dementia? Why is one person stricken with this tragic disease when another is not? Is there any way to prevent Alzheimer's and increase the quality of life for the elderly? There are so many unanswered questions about dementia and Alzheimer's. Science, though, is starting to make progress. For example, an intriguing new…

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Three Disturbing Financial Scams Aimed at Seniors

Nursing Home Blog

One of the difficulties of growing old is that you often are on a fixed income, living off  retirement funds, investments and support from the government. At the same time, you may not be aware that criminals are waiting to pounce. When criminals discover that a senior has a big bank account, they develop financial…

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Nursing & Care Staff Reveal Resident Abuse

Elder Abuse, Nursing Home Blog

Between 2011 and 2015, more than 100 nursing and care employees were recruited to five new nursing homes. With previous experience working in nursing homes, the new employees were asked to participate in an anonymous questionnaire to determine the frequency and nature of any abuse they had witnessed – and the results were shocking! Results:…

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Putting a Stop to Elder Abuse by Generating Awareness

Nursing Home Blog

Elder abuse is a serious problem in the United States. According to the National Council on Aging, 1 out of every 10 Americans ages 60 and older has experienced some sort of elder abuse, with estimates as high as 5 million older adults being abused every single year. Many instances of abuse go unreported because the…

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Spreading Valentine’s Day Love to the Elderly

General

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and you probably already have plans to give your significant other beautiful roses, chocolates, and a great dinner. But don’t forget, this day is to express love to all who hold a special place in your heart – including your elderly loved ones. This year, consider making Valentine's Day a…

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