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Increase in Nursing Homes Relying on Drugs to Restrain Patients

Increase in Nursing Homes Relying on Drugs to Restrain Patients

In 1987, President Reagan signed a ban on the use of drugs in nursing homes that were prescribed to chemically restrain patients, unless the medications are needed for that patient or other residents’ safety. However, in September 2021, the New York Times has reported that antipsychotic drugs were frequently used on dementia patients in the 2000s, notwithstanding the almost doubled…

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Senior Living Options

Senior Living Options

As you and your loved ones age, you might wonder what are the available options for housing for seniors, and what is the right fit? The good news is that there are several broad options for senior housing and within each option is a spectrum of smaller options to best meet your needs. We will break each housing option down…

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063: Aging in Place: It Takes a Village

063: Aging in Place: It Takes a Village

Big Three from Episode #063: Villages like Lamorinda help older adults age in place and cultivate community and connection.Memberships provide various services from events and activities to referrals, home-based help, and more.Villages are non-profit and membership-based. Time-stamped Show Notes: 3:32 – What is the concept of the village, how did it get started? 5:10 – What geographic regions are covered…

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