Can Skilled Nursing Prevent Trips to the ER?

As we age, the likelihood of an emergency room visit increases. For older adults, health complications like heart disease and stroke can lead to these visits, as well as falls. In fact, falls are the most common cause of injury and reason for ER visits among seniors. A safe living environment can help prevent these…

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5 Senior Care Myths Debunked

Stress is a prominent health problem that can negatively affect our lives in different ways. Although the workplace is a common source of stress, feelings of anxiety may become harder to manage as you age. Some seniors may be living with a chronic health condition that can exacerbate our response to mental and physical stress….

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How to Help Parents Transition to Skilled Nursing

As mom and dad get older, there may come a time when they suffer an injury that makes it difficult to recover at home. Depending on their age, illness or injury, limited range of motion and other drawbacks of aging, it may become a hazard to stay in the house. Discussing skilled nursing facilities with…

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What Level of Care Does Your Loved One Need?

It is a difficult decision to move loved ones into a skilled nursing facility but often, it’s the best choice for their health and wellbeing. If you have been considering professional care for an aging family member but are not sure about the level of assistance needed, look to Avon Health Center for help. Avon…

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