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Nursing Home Trends: Symptoms of Caregiver Stress

Nursing Home Trends Symptoms of Caregiver StressNursing Home Trends: Symptoms of Caregiver Stress

Oftentimes in the senior living industry, attention is paid to the seniors alone. Research, treatment plans, and senior living communities are all built to center around the unique needs of the aging. However, there is a second group that, while essential to the senior living industry, may be overlooked.

Caregivers are a rapidly expanding group. CNN even goes so far as to call it the “new normal.” As adults are living longer, and the baby boomers are nearing/in retirement,..


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Flu Rages, Caregiving Suffers in Nursing Home

Flu Rages, Caregiving Suffers in Nursing HomeFlu Rages, Caregiving Suffers in Nursing Home

Flu season has reached epidemic levels, affecting nearly every state across the U.S., leaving nursing homes struggling to care for their residents.

Older patients are particularly vulnerable to the flu. In the week ending Jan. 5, the rate of flu-related hospitalizations for people 65 and older was 53.4 per 100,000, over twice than that of newborns and children, another vulnerable group, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The..


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