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Joint Commission Awards First Disease-Specific Certifications to Nursing Homes by Anthony Cirillo Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 16 Nov 2011 9:00am Claremont Rehabilitation and Living Center in Buffalo Grove, Illinois and Forest Villa Nursing Care in Niles, Illinois, became the first nursing homes in the country to be certified under The Joint Commission’s Disease-Specific Care Certification Program.  This is significant because it adds another level of quality that yo ... Read on »
Rough Girls... by Bo .. Patient Expert Posted Sun 30 Nov 2008 12:21pm I'll shoot it to you straight, and look you in the eye, so give me just a minute and I'll tell you why, I'm a rough boy.... * ("Rough Boy", ZZ Top) * * (If my photography looks different it's because I just got some new software for my photographs and I can't resist playing around with it---but I'm probably ... Read on »
The Rampant Abuse of Elders By Using Guardianship by My Elder Advocate Patient Expert Posted Tue 28 Aug 2012 12:00am By Jack Halpern , CEO, My Elder Advocate It is an often occurrence, that My Elder Advocate is called in to Advocate for a resident in a Nursing Home who has been placed there against their will by a court appointed guardian, and generally is being abused or neglected. In many of these guardianship cases, close f ... Read on »
Elder Abuse By Guardianship Is Rampant In The U.S. by My Elder Advocate Patient Expert Posted Sun 06 Oct 2013 12:00am   By  Jack Halpern , CEO,  My Elder Advocate It is an often occurrence, that My Elder Advocate is called in to Advocate for a resident in a  Nursing Home  who has been placed there against their will by a court appointed guardian, and generally is being abused or neglected. In many of these  guardianship  cas ... Read on »
And Life goes on. by Laine Posted Fri 09 Jan 2009 4:39pm Okay, so before I launch into the frantic goings on of these past few days since Daddy's passing, I want to fill in the gaps of what happened before...when he was still at that damned VA facility and I was searching for another place for him. So...I think I left off with me veto-ing Villa. I ended up touring a few places, including a place calle ... Read on »
Sex no longer a taboo subject at ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 23 Dec 2008 2:04pm Sex no longer a taboo subject at nursing homes By MARGARET STAFFORD KANSAS CITY, 23 dec 2008– When Kansas State University sent researchers into nursing homes to find out how the topic of sex was being addressed, they initially found silence. "Nobody was talking about it; it was a really hush-hush subject," said Gayle Doll, director of th ... Read on »
Spin Cycle: Worst Post Ever: My Firsts by Joanie6726 Posted Tue 11 Aug 2009 10:50am This week's Spin Cycle is to post the WORST post ever! This was one of my very first attempts at blogging. I was tagged by my daughter to do this meme. Nobody responded... not even my own kid! I guess it's THAT boring! Anyway, prepare yourself for lots of yawns. This is: My Firsts I don't know how to tag anyone, so if you feel like ans ... Read on »
My Legacy by maeflye Posted Tue 13 Feb 2007 12:00am Someday I will tell you why I wrote this on this particular day Doris-Mae Tanner knew what she wanted when she was a teenager. She wanted to marry Claude Flye (she knew this at 13 the first time she saw him) and she wanted to go to the Bible School in Wisconsin. By the time she was at the Bible School of the Metropolitan Church Associatio ... Read on »
Person Centered Care Program Gets People Back to Home from Nursing Home by Anthony Cirillo Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 06 Jan 2011 9:00am As much as they'd like to think it's possible, elderly residents in long-term care facilities have come to accept that a nursing home might be the last place they will call home. But a new pilot project, called Project Home, helped 60% of project's participants transition from long-term care facilities to their homes, a news outlet reporte ... Read on »
Individuals With Dementia More Likely to Die at Home Than in Nursing Homes by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Thu 17 May 2012 11:21pm The researchers determined that a majority of care for those with dementia, even advanced dementia, is provided by families. The results challenge previous assumptions. By Bob DeMarco Alzheimer's Reading Room This study of 4,000 families indicates that at the time of death 46 percent of dementia patients were at ... Read on »