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UTIs among elderly women: What you should know

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are very common in senior women. They’re also easily treatable — but only if they’re caught in time. Unfortunately, nursing homes sometimes overlook the obvious signs of a urinary tract infection until it becomes serious or even fatal to the victim. What are the symptoms of a UTI in older women?…

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What you should know about bedsores

There’s no one demographic group that resides in a nursing home. Some residents live there because they suffer from a cognitive disorder and require 24-hour monitoring to ensure their safety. Others may reside there because they’re immobile and thus need dedicated care-giving. These are only two of many reasons someone may end up living in…

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Resources for Federal Disaster Relief Available to Wildfire Victims

As previously reported by Gov. Gavin Newsom, California has secured Federal assistance through Federal Disaster Declaration. This means individuals and businesses can apply for Disaster Relief from the Federal Government. This is a huge development and every person and business impacted should explore their options under these programs. The Small Business Administration has set-up a…

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California Secures Presidential Major Disaster Declaration to Support Wildfire Response and Recovery Efforts

Posted on 08/25/21

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In the following press release, the office of California Governor announced that The State of California has secured Presidential Major Disaster Declaration to support wildfire response and recovery efforts. This is good news for those impacted by the wildfires and will allow them access to Federal assistance. This declaration does not limit the recovery rights…

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Common causes of malnutrition in nursing homes

The food and drink you consume have a direct correlation to your health, wellbeing and the quality of your life. However, as people age, their feeding habits and nutritional requirements change. It is important that family members know their loved ones’ dietary needs — especially when they move into nursing homes. Ensuring that nursing home…

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Does isolation count as nursing home negligence?

Seniors are at a higher risk of developing depression than younger people, especially if they are in an assisted living facility. Unfortunately, nursing home staff members in California are often not trained to recognize the symptoms of serious depression, which means your loved one may not be treated properly. Signs of depression in elderly people…

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