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Taking Care of Mom and Dad

At the beginning of your life, your parents take care of you, but when you reach middle age, the tables turn, and you need to take care of your parents. That can involve helping your parents to find an assisted living facility or a nursing home. To quickly explain, assisted living is independent living with a bit of extra help such as a group lunch room or an emergency alert system in each apartment. A nursing home, in contrast, provides comprehensive care for patients with a wide range of issues from dementia to arthritis. This blog is designed to help you make those tough decisions. It's also going to include posts on home health care, staying in touch with relatives in nursing homes, and more. I wish you the best through this sometimes difficult part of the journey with your parents.

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How Can a Skilled Nursing Facility Help After Surgery?

Modern surgery is an amazing advancement in the field of medicine. It allows doctors to repair parts of the body that are injured or failing, so patients can make a full recovery. Minor surgery involves little downtime, but more extensive surgeries can require weeks or even months of healing and rehabilitation. If you have a major surgical procedure planned, you may be able to benefit from a nursing facility afterward. Here are four ways the staff in a skilled nursing facility can care for you post-surgery: Read More