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60+ Great Gifts For People in Nursing Homes

The best gifts for people in nursing homes are gifts that provide encouragement, help pass the time, and let them know there are people out there thinking about them. Here are our top recommendations.

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The Difference Between Memory Care and Nursing Home Care

If you have an aging loved one who requires specialized care due to dementia, you may be confused as to which facility suits him/her the best. The choice usually comes down to memory care or a nursing home – here are the differences between the two.

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Loved One Falling Out Of Bed In A Nursing Home? Here’s What To Do

Even with the best care, seniors can have falls – including falls from bed. So, if you have a loved one falling out of a bed in a nursing home, what can you do about it? Keep reading to learn steps you can take to address the problem… and when to take more serious action.

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Do Bed Alarms Prevent Falls? The Pros and Cons

While there is not any concrete proof that bed alarms prevent falls. they are still an important part of a patient safety program. This is especially true when combined with other bed safety products.

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8 Best Fall Protection Mats for the Elderly

Fall protection mats, when placed at the bedside, reduce the chance of an injury from a fall from bed. But, there are a few cautions you should consider before using them as part of a fall prevention program.