What is Assisted Living Plus?

Traditionally, CCRC (full continuum of care) retirement communities consist of four basic levels of care:  Independent Living  Assisted Living (Included in the area of Assisted Living, special Memory Care provisions are available.) Rehabilitation for short-term recovery after illness or injury.  Long-term care or Nursing Home care But as in all things in life, we don’t… Continue reading What is Assisted Living Plus?

Killing the Stigma

Where and how did the Nursing Home stigma begin? The definition of stigma is “a mark of disgrace associated with a particular circumstance, quality, or person.” For many years, that would describe the general public opinion of nursing homes or skilled nursing facilities as they are now often called. Over the decades of transformation of… Continue reading Killing the Stigma

What Happens If You End Up In The Hospital After A Fall?

No one likes to think about it, but wintertime is filled with a higher number of falls. Some of those falls can result in a hospital stay for broken bones or a concussion. So, having a plan for rehabilitation is essential.  This is especially true if you live alone and have no caregivers to help… Continue reading What Happens If You End Up In The Hospital After A Fall?