Independent Living

Although seniors and the elderly are the largest growing population in the US, they are also one of the most isolated lot. They may be aware of their medical issues like blood pressure, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, but are hardly concerned about the social issues of their lives and rarely do they give any significance to socialization that is probably […]

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Human beings require calcium for signal and muscle contradiction and to build and maintain skeletons. Aging, even in the healthy elderly, reduces muscle mass and muscle strength leading to a functional impairment. It is important in a number of physiologic processes, including calcium absorption, innate and adaptive immunity and homeostasis of a number of organs. The […]

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Whenever and under whatever circumstances, people move from their own home to an assisted living facility or to a nursing home, they feel homeless and often strive to go back. This feeling becomes more prominent during the holiday season and festivals. Even when we know we cannot do much to make this feeling go away, we […]

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In old age, many people are not able to take care of themselves, in terms of their health, safety, and well being. Therefore, they often move to facilities that provide them assistance.  These facilities are referred to as assisted living facilities and provide general care delivery and management services.  They are a combination of housing, personalized help, […]

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As discussed in the previous blog post on Choosing Home-care for Seniors with Dementia, it is important to carefully evaluate caregivers for seniors with Alzheimer’s or dementia to ensure adequate care. As the symptoms of dementia progress in seniors, they may need more care than can be provided at home. Deciding on moving a senior […]

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Long-term care (LTC) ombudsmen advocate for residents of nursing homes, board and care homes, assisted living facilities, and other adult care facilities. They try to resolve problems of individual residents and bring changes at the local, state, and national levels to improve care. Though many residents of LTC facilities receive good care, some are neglected, […]

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The number of older adults is projected to increase by 36% in the next decade and will continue to rise in the following decade too. According to recent estimates, the population of older Americans will approximately be 72.1 million, almost twice as many as in 2008. Employment opportunities for senior Americans seem to be unattainable […]

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Welcome to Senior Care Resources Network, a unit of LTC Technologies. As the name implies, this website will serve as a central resource for seniors seeking long term care and senior living solutions. One of the resources will be a comprehensive directory of senior living communities and home health care service providers. The following service […]

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