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A packet of organizational materials for
families of loved ones entering or residing
in a Skilled Nursing Care Facility.


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The Benefits of Nursing Home Living

As people age, participating in activities and taking part in social events becomes more difficult.  Deterioration in physical and mental health, mobility limitations, and lack of communication can cause friendship groups to break apart thus forcing elderly people into isolation.  The isolation experienced by elderly people can lead to lowered self-esteem and depression which can, in turn, cause more serious health issues.  Today’s elderly care facilities, such as nursing homes and assisted living facilities, take the psychological implications of isolation into account and attempt to create an active environment for elderly residents.  Most elderly care facilities have a calendar of activities, such as card tournaments and cinema nights, to prevent feelings of social isolation in residents.  Because many elderly people can no longer drive because of poor eyesight and slower reflexes, elderly care facilities plan activities such as escorted group outings to shopping centers, museums, and other places of interest.  Many elderly care facilities have an activities director that will encourage residents to suggest enjoyable leisure activities.  Today’s elderly care facilities make attempts to ensure that elderly residents are involved in activities because involvement helps to maintain an elevated mood state.

Care Plan Information™ Helps Families Make the Right Choice

Elderly people who are experiencing social isolation will become depressed, especially if the person was extremely active in younger years.  Care Plan Information™ gives families a way to assess elderly care facilities to help ensure that an elderly family member will receive comprehensive care and stay active and involved in leisure activities suited for the elderly.  Staying active in society by partaking in the range of activities offered by elderly care facilities, elderly people can enjoy the later stages of life.  Visit www.CarePlanInformation.com today to order information that helps families address the needs of an elderly loved one.

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