Assisted Living vs. Skilled Nursing

One of the most common questions families ask me is "how do we know when it's time to move from assisted living to a nursing home?" the following question is a question a concerned family member asked me. My 88-year-old father has been in an assisted living community near me for the past two years. … Continue reading Assisted Living vs. Skilled Nursing

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7 Tips for Avoiding Elderly Heat Stroke & Exhaustion

Hot weather is dangerous, and seniors are particularly prone to its threat. Elderly heat stroke and heat exhaustion are a real problem. In fact, a recent University of Chicago Medical Center┬ástudy found that 40% of heat-related fatalities in the U.S. were among people over 65. There are several reasons for elderly heat vulnerability. People's ability … Continue reading 7 Tips for Avoiding Elderly Heat Stroke & Exhaustion