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Post-COVID nursing home challenges

Of all the business industries impacted by the pandemic, nursing homes felt the brunt more than most. Residents were suddenly shut in and denied face-to-face contact with their loved ones. By the time that restrictions were lifted, relief set in. Yet, for many, the...

Nursing home staffing has hit an all-time low

One of the many impacts the COVID-19 pandemic has had on life in the U.S. is on our nursing force. As the pandemic spread, nurses in assisted living facilities and hospitals were pushed to the limit. Burned out by long hours, high patient counts and other problems,...

Can dementia be cured?

If one or both of your parents has dementia and is living in a nursing home, you know how difficult the disease can be for everyone involved. With advancements in modern medicine, you may be wondering if there is a cure for dementia or if there are ways to treat the...

How nursing homes hide their worst offenses

When seniors need additional care, their loved ones may set them up in nursing homes for their safety. Unfortunately, nursing homes are not always as safe as they may seem. Facilities can hide their abuse, making it imperative that seniors and their loved ones do...

Is UTI a sign of nursing home neglect?

Many older Americans find themselves in the situation of caring for aging parents while approaching their own retirement. Assisted living facilities or nursing homes provide a way to ensure seniors receive the care and treatment they need. However, one concern those...

Can cranberries fight dementia?

It can be painful watching a loved one struggle with dementia. They may not understand what is happening to them, but you know and miss the old person you knew. The good news is eating a cup of cranberries daily may help fight dementia. According to a study by...