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When In-Home Care May Not Be Enough

If your current care solution isn’t meeting your loved one’s needs, or is becoming too difficult for you, it’s time to explore different options. Oftentimes, different relationships or circumstances require a different approach. Below, we offer tips on discussing care concerns with your spouse or with a loved one. Discussing care concerns with your spouse […]

Lander Wyoming: Natalie Korell Chosen as a Future Long Term Care Leader

      Cheyenne, WY – The Wyoming Health Care Association announces that Natalie Korell, Administrator of Westward Heights Care Center in Lander, Wyoming has been chosen by the American Health Care Association and the National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) as a future leader in long term care. Korell will join the Association’s Future Leaders […]

Choose the Rehab Facility That Knows How to Get Your Family Member Going

By Denise Brown. My mom has three new hips (one hip had to be replaced twice) and two new knees. After each surgery to get her new parts, she recovered at a long-term care facility. Her rehab stays ensured she returned home able to maneuver the house’s landscape (which includes lots of steps) and […]

Why Gerontological Training?

Why Gerontological Training? By Paul P. Falkowski, Ph.D. Online Instructor/Coordinator Department of Gerontology – University of Nebraska at Omaha Hardly a day passes without a headline appearing about elder abuse, nursing homes under investigation, growing staff shortages and turnovers rates and so on. While many providers give excellent care, Boomers are increasingly searching Nursing Home […]

3 Fall Risk Factors You Should Know

Falling, particularly with aging adults, is a scary reality. In fact, the risk of falling increases with age. At skilled nursing centers across the country, health care teams are working with residents and their families to prevent falls before they even occur. But if your loved one does take a fall, know that an investigation […]

Music Therapy to Benefit Individuals with Parkinson’s Disease

Music Therapy has proven to be particularly effective for persons with Parkinson’s Disease (PD). Research in both music therapy and in neuroscience has shown that music can affect function in profound ways. In fact, some neuroscience studies have shown that certain types of music stimulate the production of dopamine and serotonin – two neurotransmitters (chemicals […]

North Platte, NE: Mayor Dwight Livingston Proclaimed National Assisted Living Week

       Mayor Dwight Livingston of North Platte visited Linden Estates during National Assisted Living Week on September 16th. He presented Linden Estates with a proclamation, proclaiming National Assisted Living Week September 13-19 2015 in North Platte, Nebraska, and he urged all citizens of North Platte to visit the residents of these communities to […]

North Platte, NE: Linden Court Expansion and Renovation Project Update

By: Beatriz Reyna from KNOP Channel 2 News Posted: Wed 9:19 PM, Sep 09, 2015 North Platte, Neb. KNOP-TV — Construction at Linden Court is moving right along. Officials say the project will help meet the demands in the healthcarecommunity. “We see a lot more knee replacements, hip replacements, even some ankle and shoulder surgeries […]

Early Signs That CARE Is Needed

How do you know if you, a loved one or a caregiver needs assistance or relief? Learning to recognize the early signs of need for a loved one or symptoms of caregiver stress will assist you in evaluating your or your loved one’s needs. While everyone is different, there are common considerations that you can […]