Article courtesy of Folks, an online magazine dedicated to telling the stories of remarkable people who refuse to be defined by their health issues Lori La Bey, founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks, explains why we shouldn’t try to capture the people we love in a freeze-frame, even at the end of their lives. Lori La Bey … Continued
Category: Assisted Living
Myths, legends or facts? What exactly do you know about nursing homes for your family members? Test your knowledge and see…
Pilot project employing paramedics to make health-care visits helped reduce 911 calls and emergency room visits.
It seems simple: keep patients at home when you can. Individuals prefer it, and it costs governments less. But home care is an underfunded, complicated system faltering in the face of skyrocketing demand.
Will this new pilot eventually offer more choices to patients as they heal or age at home?
Whether in Canada or the USA, care costs are high, as we age.
How many times a week should a nursing home patient get a bath?
The LTC home was breaking several regulations that safeguard trust accounts.
Let’s look at the steps for transitioning from home into long-term care (LTC) and outline what you might expect.
Falls are the leading cause of injury death among adults over 65.