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September 23, 2008

Small “Green House” Nursing Homes Use Intercoms to Talk to Elderly

There is a new type of nursing home that is being called the "Green House" nursing home. These are residences for 6 to 10 elders who require skilled nursing care, but who don't want to live in a large, traditional nursing home. A Green House nursing home has private bedrooms and bathrooms, a residential-style kitchen, and communal dining and sitting areas. Just like traditional nursing homes, they are staffed with the same staff that includes physicians, nurses, social workers, dietitians, and Read more [...]

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August 18, 2008

Wireless Intercoms Recommended For Use by Informal Caregivers

As the overall population in the United States ages, more than 50 million people are now finding themselves providing care for a family member. Depending on the statistics you read, 25-75% of these unpaid “informal” caregivers have those they care for living with them in the same household. The most common informal caregiving relationship is that of an adult child assisting an elderly parent.This scenario poses some safety issues that can be solved with a wireless intercom system. The following Read more [...]

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