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Plainfield Health Care Center: Quality Care 24-Hours a Day

As we get older everyday daily tasks that were easy during our youth can become increasingly difficult. Taking care of ourselves and tending to our activities of daily living (ADLs) can become a challenge. Assistance with bathing, dressing, grooming, eating, mobility and toileting may be required as we may become less independent with age.

How to Start the Conversation About Senior Living & Care With Your Loved One

If you are a parent or a loved one, it can be difficult to bring up the subject of senior care options with them. In most cases, timing is everything, but there are usually signs that your loved one may be ready for an alternative to living alone rather than on their own.

What Kind of Art is Therapy for Seniors?

What Kind of Art is Therapy for Seniors? Art therapy activities have been proven to benefit the mental health of older adults. It can be very beneficial for senior living residents with dementia to participate in artistic activities held by their community. Taking part in group art sessions can improve cognitive functioning, communication abilities, self-esteem, pleasure, enjoyment of life, memory,…

Searching for an Advocate? What You Need to Know About a Long-Term Care Ombudsman

Searching for an Advocate? What You Need to Know About a Long-Term Care Ombudsman Did you know that under the Older Americans Act (OAA) each state is required to have a state Long-Term Care Ombudsman? This position is a full-time, director-level professional with the main responsibility of working as an advocate for residents of nursing homes, assisted living, and other…