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Long-Term Care Ombudsman

Long-Term Care Ombudsman: Everything You Need to Know

A Long-Term Care Ombudsman is a director-level professional with the main responsibility of working as an advocate for residents of nursing homes, assisted living, and other long-term care programs. Each state in the United States must have a Long-Term Care Ombudsman under the Older Americans Act (OAA). What does an Ombudsman do? As a confidential support advocate, an Ombudsman is…

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Recognize the Signs of Mental Health Issues in Your Aging Loved One

Recognize the Signs of Mental Health Issues in Your Aging Loved One Caregiving in the US 2020 estimates that 24% of seniors struggle with mental health problems. It is becoming more common among seniors. In some cases, these issues are normal as we age, while in others they may be caused by health, environment, or life circumstances. The following are…

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How to Use Home Equity to Pay for Senior Care

How to Use Home Equity to Pay for Senior Care Home equity is the difference between how much you owe on your home and your home’s current value. If you decide to pull this equity out of your home, you can use it for many different reasons, one of them being healthcare expenses. This includes senior care options like long-term…

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Castleton Health Care Center: Rapid Recovery and Rehabilitation Experts

Castleton Health Care Center: Rapid Recovery and Rehabilitation Experts When Does One Need Long-Term Care? As we get older everyday daily tasks that were easy during our youth can become increasingly difficult. Taking care of ourselves and tending to our activities of daily living (ADLs) can become a challenge. Assistance with bathing, dressing, grooming, eating, mobility and toileting may be…

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COVID-19 Information 3/12/2020

Updated May 2022 In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have heightened measures in place to protect our residents, your loved ones, and our staff. While COVID-19 is a newer illness and continues to challenge the healthcare system, our staff has years of infection prevention and control experiences. We’re committed to taking all necessary proactive and preventative measures to ensure…

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