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How do you know a parent needs more help than you can give? Here’s how to tell when they need a nursing home. Sometimes, it’s easy to see the signs. Maybe your parent experienced a fall or received advice from her physician that it’s time to consider a nursing home. But, sometimes the signs are tougher to see.
It’s CNA Week from June 16 - 22, 2022 but do you know what a CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) is and what they do for us? A Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) provides direct care to patients in nursing homes and clinics or extended-care facilities.
When searching for a nursing home for your loved one if you hear any phrase from a doctor, nurse or social worker that you don't understand, speak up — right when you hear it. If you don't interrupt politely, you may forget what you wanted to ask by the end of the conversation.
As human beings we have a natural yearning to connect. Studies have linked people with strong social relationships to many aspects of positive health outcomes, especially among older adults. Skilled nursing care centers and their staff provide a steadfast commitment to providing high-level of care for their residents. This has never been more evident than the last two years [...]
As your loved ones get older, it's normal for them to need more help with chores and daily activities. If you don't live nearby, it may be necessary to move closer. Before you dive into this big decision, make sure you understand the factors that influence the situation. Pinnacle Multicare Nursing & Rehabilitation Center presents [...]
After a long winter, sunshine and warming weather is finally here. To help you enjoy the season, we rounded up some great ways to celebrate spring with a senior citizen. These senior-friendly activities are sure to brighten their day and help you create special memories together.
Pinnacle celebrated Black History Month with a special display at our facility that referenced the rich heritage and contributions that African Americans have made to our society.
Your parents probably imagined getting old together and enjoying their golden years as a team in the Bronx. However, this dream isn't always a reality. When one parent needs nursing home care and the other doesn't, it's important to know how to approach the situation and proceed. Having a Conversation With the Other Parent Before [...]
Thanksgiving is coming and while we have thing we can be thankful for all year round, this week we're reminded of those things more so than ever and it comes down to the simple things.