Which is more home like – Residential Care or Assisted Living?There is much confusion in the name of a case setting. For example Assisted Living Facility implies this might be a more institutional care setting or facility while a Residential Care Home is more likely a smaller, more personal home with a family style care. In fact that is generally true. However, in all cases ... Read More
Hospital and Nursing Home InActivity VS Exercise in Assisted LivingHospital and Nursing Home Inactivity Vs Assisted Living
Is Nursing Home rehabbing the best exercise after the hospital or is Assisted Living with structured care and doing daily exercise a comparable choice?
This NYT article raises a good question about activity in the hospital and by extension Nursing Home Rehab where you are on your feet 43 minutes a day. ... Read More
Laughter is good Medicine. Find Assisted Living that makes you Laugh!Laughter is good Medicine even when you need Assisted Living Care. Laughter might be better medicine than most pills for treating emotional health, wellbeing and sense of belonging. We need to laugh with other people so look for Assisted Living Care Settings that Make you Laugh.
Let me “make your day” Laughing is great medicine. ... Read More
Assisted Living Fire News Article. Assisted Living Fire-News Article.
This is a good example of an small personal Assisted Living Home in North Carolina. Notice the picture of the single family residence. However, many Big, Less Personal, Facilities, Hotels, or Institution also describe their Assisted Living Services as being Home Like. The confusion and multiple definitions of the phrase Assisted Living ... Read More
NYT ARTICLES ON ASSISTED LIVING VS. HOSPICE: WHO IS IN CHARGE? Read the two articles below and comment.
Assisted living vs. Hospice: Who is in Charge?
Click on these links for the two articles from the NYT.
Assisted Living VS. Hospice: Who’s in charge?
Managng the Assisted Living VS. Hospice Dilemma.
The New York Times is right on the money and we applaud them for discussing this.
To be fair we believe ... Read More
Discussion of “The Importance of Assisted Living” 11/13/12 Review and Comment on the Article
The Importance of Assisted Living
Posted July 6th, 2012 by Joseph Stevenson.
This article is an example of a sales type of publication for Assisted Living Facilities. While it does provide some general comments on Assisted Living, many of the words and ideas may be miss interpreted by those looking ... Read More
Discussion of “The Importance of Assisted Living” 10/19/12 “The importance of Assisted Living” Article that ran in wakeupnv.com.
While their message appears clear we feel that the meaning of some of the words can be misleading to many who might define the words differently. When some one says “Available” you assume it is always and easily available. Most people assume it is what you ... Read More
You Define Assisted Living 08 09 12 You Define Assisted Living 08 09 12
We all need to be alert to using a very descriptive way to define words which are general and ill defined to avoid having unmet expectations after we pay for what we consider “Assisted” living services. Indeed, you may get far less Assistance than you, in your own mind, ... Read More