While there are many things we can plan for in life, even the unexpected, but just as many that we cannot even begin to anticipate. When your parents’ health begins to deteriorate, there are a lot of things that you’ll need to consider and accommodate.
Advances in senior healthcare and geriatric care management are enabling more people to remain in their homes longer.
Where, in the past, many chronic conditions used to require early placement in a skilled nursing center, today with appropriate levels of medical supervision and assistance, a senior is often able to age in place with minimal intervention.
A 2012 report published by the United States Senate’s Special Committee on Aging is casting doubt on the nation’s preparedness to treat Alzheimer’s and other dementia disorders.
If you’re a primary care provider for an elderly family member, especially if you’re a long-distance caregiver, one of your greatest concerns is likely how to make sure that your loved one is safe on their own. Just like you, our skilled nursing team understands that older adults are the segment of the population at greatest risk of suffering a serious, and even life-threatening, injury from a fall.