Elaine Atherholt

6 Care Options for California Senior Citizens

California senior citizens and their carers are faced with some of the hardest choices when it comes to long-term care. Nursing homes are a daunting prospect, especially since their shortcomings have been discussed and researched at length over the past few years, but other options are pricey and often seem out of the question. But …

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5 Key Sites to Help You Pick a Nursing Home

We’ve talked before about the deficiencies of nursing homes, the problem with rating systems, research, reforms, and even nursing home care standards. All of these things are issues that must be addressed or are being addressed, but in the meantime, there are thousands of Americans in need of nursing home services. The importance of picking …

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Support Nursing Home Staffing Regulations

Nursing homes and their care standards are finally getting the much needed attention they’ve needed for years now. Staff numbers and regulations are a key part of the recent reforms proposed by the Biden Administration, and The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care is pushing to make sure that this issue is addressed regardless …

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Take Action: Oppose Immunity for Nursing Homes

Nursing homes provide an essential service in America; they offer necessary care for the elders in our communities, skilled nursing for those with dementia and Alzheimer’s, as well as many other important care and nursing services that most elderly Americans cannot live without. However, just because they are necessary, does not mean they are without …

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5 Podcasts for Senior Citizens Who Want to Stay Informed

These days there are podcasts for everything. So whether you’re listening for fun or trying to learn something new, you can find a podcast that will keep you engaged in almost any area of interest – and nursing homes, aging, and healthcare are no exception. We’ve collected five podcasts that will help keep senior citizens …

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