Come To Embassy For Specialized Ventilator Care

From the iron lung of the 1940s polio epidemic to today’s computer-controlled precision systems, ventilators have become a staple of innovative patient care. Selecting a skilled nursing facility that specializes in ventilator care will provide you or a loved one peace of mind as you get back on the road to recovery.

Dementia and Alzheimer’s can affect a senior’s appetite and attention span, meaning they aren’t getting proper nourishment. Here are a few ideas to keep their focus on meals so they can get the nutrients they need.

Skilled Nursing vs. Assisted Living FacilitiesAt a glance, skilled nursing and assisted living facilities offer similar services that support independent senior living. But if you or a loved one is considering one of these facilities, you’ll need to understand the differences.

Stay Safe With These Simple Summer Tips

Whether you live for the dog days of summer or not, keeping yourself safe and healthy in the heat is essential to your well-being. Keep these tips in mind to help you beat the heat.

Ask The Right Questions In Your Nursing Facility Search

Transitioning into a nursing facility means you must consider financial options, available services, and emotional adjustments.

Medication Management Guide: Tips For Seniors

About 36% of the elderly population regularly take five different medications. And that doesn’t account for over-the-counter drugs and supplements.

Managing a list of medications that must be taken at a specific time of day, with or without food, can be a hassle. Seniors and their loved ones can work together to ensure proper medication administration for peace of mind.

Misconceptions About Skilled Nursing and Long-Term Care

History and misrepresentation have led people to think ill of skilled nursing facilities. A sterile institution is a popular image that may come to mind when people consider these communities.

However, Embassy Healthcare’s skilled nursing and long-term care facilities create personalized living environments to make you feel at home. Here’s a list of common myths and their realities.

Wear Purple with Pride

Alzheimer's is a memory loss condition that is the only leading cause of death without a cure or prevention. In the United States, 5 million people have Alzheimer's or dementia, and 15 million more are caregivers. Learn more about what you can do to spot the signs and provide support.

Caregivers, It’s Time To Take Care Of You

It’s easy to get swept up in caring for your loved ones, especially during a global crisis. Canceled appointments, medication, health safety, and the unknown can take up a lot of your time and energy. But don’t forget to take care of you.

Monitoring Health During COVID-19

While COVID-19 has obvious physical implications for the elderly, it’s crucial to remember it also affects mental health. Quarantine and self-isolation can pose problems for those with disabilities, live in senior communities, and existing health conditions.