The Difference Between Assisted Living and Skilled Facilities

The Difference Between Assisted Living and Skilled Facilities

Typically speaking, conversations about the differences between an assisted living community versus a skilled nursing facility don’t make it to the dinner table or around the water cooler. That doesn’t make the topic uninteresting; it’s just generally not a...

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Keeping Your Mind Sharp as You Age

Keeping Your Mind Sharp as You Age

As we age, it is natural to sometimes forget a name or not remember where we left our car keys. With that, the key to retaining a sharp mind often lies in common sense approaches that sometimes are, in themselves, forgotten. While some forgetfulness is normal, there...

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Helpful Tips for Caregivers to Find Balance

Helpful Tips for Caregivers to Find Balance

Whether you are an in-home caregiver for a family member or a professional caregiver working in a nursing home setting, caregiver "burnout" is a serious issue. And no wonder. Caregiving is one of the hardest jobs out there. Not only does it require physical strength,...

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Making This Season Bright for Your Elderly Loved One

Making This Season Bright for Your Elderly Loved One

Your elderly loved one, whether they currently reside in a senior living community or within their own home, is being faced with a holiday season that is filled with newly coined phrases like “social distancing,” “window visits,” and “quarantine.” It is safe to say...

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A Conversation with Andy

A Conversation with Andy

We had an opportunity to sit down with Andrea "Andy" Leebron-Clay, Nightingale Healthcare partner/clinical liaison, and ask her some pointed questions about life and leadership. Her responses, in typical Andy fashion, are inspiring and humbling. This woman epitomizes...

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What to Bring to the Nursing Home

What to Bring to the Nursing Home

written by Andrea Leebron-Clay, Owner of Nightingale Healthcare   Okay, we know you don't want to go, but maybe you need a little extra rehab or don't have anyone to stay with you 24/7 after surgery. All skilled nursing facilities have a cumbersome admission...

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