This week is National Nurses Week. It's a week designed to promote and celebrate the nursing profession. It is designated by the American Nurses Association and begins on May 6 and ends May 12, Florence Nightingale's birthday.
Prestige Care Inc., a leading provider of senior living and skilled nursing and rehabilitation care services, is pleased to announce that five of its centers have earned the designation of "U.S. News Best Nursing Home" in the U.S. News & World Report's annual Best Nursing Homes for 2016-17 report.
Many advancements have been made over the years in senior living and care options. The "nursing homes" of the past are not what they are today. Even the terminology has changed and they are now referred to as skilled nursing centers where care is delivered in a comfortable, home-like setting.
Alzheimer's disease and dementia are different. We'll share the main differences, symptoms of each, and resources available to you and your family.
The two program names sound the same, they are both run by the government, and they are related to health care…but what's the difference? The fact is they are very different programs designed for different populations and needs.