CNA Week 2022

A Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) provides direct care to patients in nursing homes and clinics or extended-care facilities. CNA’s responsibilities include feeding and bathing patients and specimen collection. A CNA also participates in rehabilitation and therapy programs under the supervision of a Registered nurse.

Nursing Home and Senior Care Terms You Need To Know

When searching for a nursing home for your loved one if you hear any phrase from a doctor, nurse or social worker that you don’t understand, speak up — right when you hear it. If you don’t interrupt politely, you may forget what you wanted to ask by the end of the conversation.

Improving Quality of Life for Alzheimer’s Patients

A common stigma assumes people living with Alzheimer’s disease can’t enjoy quality of life and lose all their abilities but quality of life for people living with dementia can be improved through participation in pleasant and meaningful activities, social interactions, music, and creative art projects.

Does My Parent Need a Nursing Home?

How do you know a parent needs more help than you can give? Here’s how to tell when they need a nursing home. Sometimes, it’s easy to see the signs. Maybe your parent experienced a fall or received advice from her physician that it’s time to consider a nursing home. But, sometimes the signs are tougher to see.

Things To Be Thankful For on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is coming and while we have thing we can be thankful for all year round, this week we’re reminded of those things more so than ever and it comes down to the simple things.

Aging In the United States: Latest Data

The number of Americans ages 65 and older is projected to nearly double from 52 million in 2018 to 95 million by 2060, and the 65-and-older age group’s share of the total population will rise from 16 percent to 23 percent.

How To Select a Nursing Home in Tacoma, WA

Nursing homes, also known as a skilled nursing facility, provide a range of health and personal care services that typically include nursing care, 24-hour supervision, three meals a day, and assistance with everyday activities. Long and short term rehabilitation services …

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Food and Diet Tips For Healthy Aging

The definition of healthy eating changes as you age. For example, as you grow older, your metabolism slows down, so you need fewer calories than before. Your body also needs more of certain nutrients. That means it’s more important than ever to choose foods that give you the best nutritional value.