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Staying Active is Important as You Age

Staying Active is Important as You Age

Staying connected to the community and participating in life enrichment activities is important at any age, but being active can improve the quality of life for seniors. We offer many programs and initiatives at The Jewish Home! Our most recent initiative includes an art program which will showcase some beautiful art created by our memory care residents. Making art can…

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Getting Advice For Elderly Care

Getting Advice For Elderly Care

According to a recent report by the US census bureau, the proportion of the global population aged 65 and over is set to outnumber children under five for the first time. The report shows that over the next 30 years the number of over-65s is expected to double from 506 million to 1.3 billion. That will bring new burdens on…

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Medical Assistance for the Elderly

Medical Assistance for the Elderly

If you need to take care of someone who is old enough in your family, you must equip yourself with the proper knowledge that will help you in providing the best possible care to them. Once you have decided upon the care that you need to give to them, if it is medical, you must focus on finding the right…

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Elderly in Home Care Doesn’t Mean a Lack of Socialization

Elderly in Home Care Doesn’t Mean a Lack of Socialization

While the vast majority of seniors prefer to age in one place, many seek assistance from home health companies and assistant living services because of an increased need for personal assistance or in home care. Numerous studies have been conducted that show that seniors having social connections through family members, friends, social organizations, even companion animals is directly linked with…

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Nursing Care Plan – Diabetes

Nursing Care Plan – Diabetes

Bellow you will find a copy of one of the nursing care plans for type 2 diabetes authored by myself (a registered nurse manager). An detailed commentary by myself can be found below the nursing care plan. Please read through the care plan to better understand standards of type 2 diabetes care. Please refer to the link at the end…

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Elder Care Tips and Tools for the New Year

Elder Care Tips and Tools for the New Year

As Christmas enters its final week, many people are considering the future and wondering what the New Year will bring them. For some, there is a growing sense of worry and uncertainty much closer to home. Across the country, many elderly residents and their relatives may be a little at the future. However, there are several ways to prepare for…

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PA Homepage

PA Homepage

PA Home Page – Wilkes-Barre, PA – Today Mark Weiner, the Executive Director of the Jewish Home of Eastern PA is here to tell us more

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Helping the Elderly With Respite Care

Helping the Elderly With Respite Care

Personal care for the elderly The older we get, the less self-reliant we become. An unfortunate truth about ageing is that sooner or later you won’t be able to look after yourself and will require assistance. Personal care can alleviate the stresses that elderly people suffer through on a daily basis, create a safe environment for them in their home,…

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The Advantages of Home Care For the Elderly

The Advantages of Home Care For the Elderly

Many seniors have trouble getting around their homes safely, leaving families with some tough decisions. Whether or not an elderly family member should move into an assisted living facility is often one of the key questions. However, home care is a viable option with many great benefits. 1. Home care allows seniors to retain a sense of independence and freedom…

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