September 15th, 2010 EldercareABC Blog Carnival

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Welcome to the September 15, 2010 Edition of  The EldercareABC Blog Carnival.


In honor of National Assisted Living Week we have gathered news and thoughts on Assisted Living for this week's carnival for your reading pleasure.
The 'World' According to Andrew Jenks | PopEater.com When I'd done the documentary about living in assisted living, I entered it in a few film festivals. It seemed to take on a following, as small as it may be, which was awesome because we thought our parents would watch it and if we were ... Were there ever times when you were filming that you were scared for your safety? Yeah, definitely. Spending the night with the homeless young woman was certainly a time, where, sleeping on the streets every night, anything can happen. ...
Choosing Assisted Living Facility Can Be Daunting | Space Coast ... When the elderly can no longer live independently but do not require 24-hour-a-day skilled health care, the answer to the need for regular assistance with basic aspects of daily life is often assisted living/residential care. ... In addition, you'll want to learn more about the facility's licensing status, safety, and environment. Consider taking the following steps: Ask to see the most recent licensing inspection report from the state. Examine the physical aspects of the ... est-of-both-worlds.html">Assisted living is often viewed as the best of both worlds | nurse ... Assisted living is often viewed as the best of both worlds. Residents have as much independence as they want with the knowledge that personal care and support services are available if they need them. Assisted living communities are ...
National Assisted Living Week - September 12 - 18, 2010 | Basic ... National Assisted Living Week was established in 1995 by NCAL (National Center for Assisted Living). This years theme is: Living Life. Click below to link to the NCAL Website to learn how this week will provide the opportunity for ...
Assisted Living: Your Easy Guide to the Basics « OurParents Assisted living facilities provide an alternative. Assisted living is for adults who need help with everyday tasks of dressing, bathing, eating, or using the bathroom. But they don't need full-time nursing care. ...
An Alternative to Assisted Living Facilities | Senior Citizen Journal Elders move into an assisted living (AL) facility for the purpose of getting such daily care, and pay a fee for a room, meals and an attendant who provides the care they need. Long term care insurance may have been purchased years ...
Review - Inside Assisted Living - Ethics In the first instance, what, exactly, is "assisted living"? What are indications for assisted living? How is assisted living distinguishable from nursing home care? Is assisted living appropriate for a person with dementia? ... and administrators of assisted living facilities, nursing homes and hospices, specialists in dementia care, chronic illness, aging, long term care and elder law, gerontologists, primary care physicians, geriatric psychiatrists and nurses, ...
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