The Brighter Side
The Brighter Side
A fresh year means reason to celebrate for residents of the Los Angeles Jewish Home.
Three months after Hurricane Maria, many of the workers who care for Puerto Rico's seniors still don't have power or running water at home. But day after day, they show up to care for long-term care and senior living residents who have nowhere else to go.
A program combining football history, game footage and memorabilia helps seniors near Clemson University face the hurdle of memory loss.
A local radio company sent volunteers and vans full of the iconic red flowers to residents who might otherwise go without holiday visitors.
The nuns who inhabit the Carondelet Center in Brentwood, CA, typically enjoy their lush green lawn and views of the Santa Monica Mountains in the distance. But then severe wildfires threatened the nursing home, leading facility staff members to open their personal homes to evacuating nuns.
A North Carolina skilled nursing provider has found a win-win solution for its staffing woes by offering jobs to nurses struggling to find work in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria.
Officials at Lorien Columbia, a skilled nursing facility 20 miles outside of Baltimore, admit the idea of opening up a wing dedicated to Korean residents was "scary" at first.
For many residents living in Signature HealthCARE's Hometown facilities, vacations weren't a regular part of pre-long-term care life. There were farms and families to be taken care of, after all. But one resident's request in 2011 changed all of that.
Residents of a Canadian nursing home are getting the chance to spruce up their rooms with large custom door decals depicting everything from their favorite landscape to the door of their church.
A group of vaudeville performers is hitting the hospital and long-term care circuit to bring familiarity and fun to patients with dementia. The unique program was recently featured in the New York Times.