4 Common Questions About Skilled Nursing Facility Living

As a family member or caregiver, you may feel guilty about your decision to move a loved one into a skilled nursing facility, but in many cases, this is the best move. Unfortunately, skilled nursing facilities can get a bad reputation when a few places are cited for negligent care. At West Hartford Health &…

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New Year’s Resolutions for Seniors

Now that the confetti has fallen and we are several weeks into 2018, it’s time to get serious about the changes we want to make in the new year. Many people get caught up in the excitement and tradition of setting resolutions on January 1st, yet fail to see them through. What about seniors? Improved…

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Visiting Aging Loved Ones This Holiday

Whether your aging loved ones live down the street or farther away, it’s important to bring the joys of the holiday season to them. Although life can get in the way of daily phone calls and weekly visits, communication should never drop off around the holidays. If your loved one is in a skilled nursing…

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4 Travel Tips for Seniors

Whether your aging loved one is traveling with you for the holidays or on a spontaneous trip, it’s important to make it stress-free and enjoyable for everyone. When mom or dad joins you on vacation, many more factors come into play to ensure their safety. What tips should you know for safe travel with seniors?…

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