Aging: Let’s Clarify the Concept of Contiuum of Care

It came to my attention today, as I was presenting an educational program to a group of caregivers, that there may be some confusion out there regarding the term continuum of care. The phrase continuum of care refers to a continuous sequence of elder care services and programs designed to meet specific needs and changes  […]

Nursing Homes: 5 Secrets to Finding the Right One!

  Five Secrets to Finding the Right Nursing Home Are you starting to think it’s time for your aging parent to move to a nursing home? The decision to transition your aging parent to a nursing home is the toughest one of all along your elder care journey. The impossible promises made, the uncertainty of […]

Aging Parents: Hospital Discharges

Hospital discharge planning is the process of developing a plan post hospitalization for an individual to receive appropriate services {think home health, rehab or nursing home}. The hospital by law must identify, at an early stage of hospitalization, all patients who are likely to suffer adverse health consequences upon discharge. For our purpose, this identification […]