Activities for Seniors and Nursing Home Activities for Seniors

Hi, my name is Sally and my passion is working with activities for seniors and providing nursing home activities and assisting seniors in nursing home, assisted living, and memory care facilities. I have many gifts and talents and one gift given to me was music. I share my music in a variety of ways singing,harmonica … Continue reading

Visiting Gran and Gramps: Telltale Signs of Nusring Home Abuse

Almost all elderly people in the nursing homes are in such caring facility because their families are or they do not have the capacity to care for their daily needs. Being in a caring facility, assistance by all accounts should be at hand. The elderly need to be treated, not only with respect and reverence … Continue reading

Neglect in the Nursing Home: A Nursing Essay

The feeling of neglect has been a part of human life. Since childhood we have had the feeling of being neglected which is being compensated by the love and care of our parents. This essay will try to understand about the same feeling for the elderly. This nursing essay tackles one of the most common … Continue reading

Understanding Elder Law and Nursing Home Issues: Rights of the Elderly

Elder law protects nursing home residents from abuse or neglect. Knowing what rights residents have can protect them in most cases, but if your loved one is the victim of nursing home abuse, you may need to consult a litigation attorney familiar with elder law issues. It’s never an easy decision to place a parent … Continue reading

NY Times: Minorities Are Forced Into Nursing Homes at Greater Rates

Karen D. Lincoln is an associate professor in the University of Southern California School of Social Work and the director of the university’s Hartford Center of Excellence in Geriatric Social Work. Over 10 million Americans now require long-term care annually and Medicaid is the primary source of coverage. Medicaid spending on long-term care services has … Continue reading

California Healthline: Committee OKs ‘Culture Change’ Spending

by David Gorn A new bill aimed at changing the culture of long-term care in part by redirecting nursing home penalty fees passed a surprisingly controversial hearing yesterday before the Assembly Committee on Health. AB 973 by Assembly member Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-Fullerton) would direct roughly $150,000 a year in state penalty funds collected from long-term … Continue reading

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