Elmwood Terrace Short Term Care Illinois Blog

Supportive Living and Assisted Living (What is the difference?) Guest Post

Supportive Living is a licensed senior program for seniors 65 years of age and older in which services are similar to Assisted Living. Supportive Living also has licensed communities for the specific purpose of serving those with disabilities from the ages of 22 – 64. The biggest difference between Assisted Living and Supportive Living is… View Article

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AAAs & OBRA Wth?

Well Monday is a great day right?  We might as well start it out with tackling the crazy world of senior care terms. Today we begin with “Triple A” but not the branded auto agency we all love…  For our purposes AAA stands for Area Agency on Aging. These are  nonprofit agencies serving adults in… View Article

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The Confusing World of Senior Care Terms

  I am always amazed at how industry specific jargon and acronyms pervade marketing efforts and conversations with non industry members and lay persons. The senior care industry, our industry is probably as guilty as any and it creates a real problem for marketers and consumers alike.   At Elmwood Terrace we want to continue being a resource in… View Article

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100 years On?

100 Years ago today “The War To End All Wars” began. WWI as my father always referred to it holds no romanticism for me for several reasons. First is the craziness of such a thing happening, A World War, for gosh sake and secondly is the fact it certainly didn’t end all wars as we… View Article

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CNA’s, The Importance of the Front Lines

In the U.S. there are over 700,000 certified nursing assistants providing care and personal assistance to residents in long term care facilities. These are the people who ultimately are responsible for the quality of care throughout the system. This type of work takes a special kind of person with a special innate form of patience… View Article

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Social Media as a Recorder of our Family History

Most who know me know that I am a big fan of Social for business, for keeping in touch with old friends and family. This week one of my cousins began the task of transferring all of our important scanned family photos and documents from myfamily.com to a new family facebook page she created. If… View Article

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