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    Andie_WebMD_Staff posted:
    What should caregivers know about nursing home care? Long-term care for loved ones requires doing your homework. You will want to read this article: "What Caregivers Should Know About Nursing Home Care "

    A nursing home facility may be the best choice for people who require 24-hour medical care and supervision. Here are a few of the questions covered in this informative piece:

    • What Type of Care Do Nursing Homes Provide?
    • What Services Do Nursing Homes Offer?
    • How Can I Find the Right Nursing Home?
    • How Can I Pay for Nursing Home Care?
    Once you've read the article, come back here with your comments and questions for the community.
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    orangetwist responded:
    Thanks for sharing Andie!
    Long term care is a serious issue many Americans are facing today. the increasing cost of health care makes it even worse for people to afford very expensive care to prolong the life and maintain the independence of their loved one/s. It's definitely important to background check a nurisng home or any facility before rushing in a loved one because of the reported cases of abuse and neglect among these facilities.


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