Tag: care


5 Ways to Maintain a Relationship When Your Spouse is in Personal Care

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Oct 2017

5 Ways to Maintain a Relationship When Your Spouse is in Personal Care

On many occasions a spouse is widowed when the time comes for him or her to move into a personal care facility. In other instances a married couple will choose to move into an independent living apartment together. However, there are some scenarios in which a married couple needs to be separates, as one spouse moves into a personal care facility while the other spouse...

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11 Ways the Middletown Home Gives Back to the Community

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Oct 2017

11 Ways the Middletown Home Gives Back to the Community

The Middletown Home is always growing the ways in which we give back to our community and support our residents by donating to worthy causes and hosting or participating in local events. Our doors are always open to the community and we hope you feel welcome to stop by anytime to see us! As our way of saying thanks to the community, and also supporting...

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Senior couple on walk in countryside

05

Jul 2017

Tips to Help Seniors Stay Safe in the Summer Heat

While the summer months can be a beautiful time to get outdoors and enjoy some sunshine, it can also be a dangerous time for our seniors. Overheating and dehydration are very real threats to our health, especially to our aging loved ones who may not have the help or resources to prevent them. In an effort to keep everyone safe this summer, take a look...

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Female caregiver and senior patient in a wheelchair looking at camera outside

02

Jun 2017

4 Things That Make the Middletown Home’s Campus Uplifting

The staff at the Middletown Home makes every effort to create a positive and uplifting environment for everyone who walks through our doors – this includes our residents, caregivers, staff and visitors. We want the Middletown Home to feel like home and here is what we do to achieve that. We proactively seek ways to compliment and encourage one another. Compliments and encouragement are not...

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Happy seniors talking while sitting in the park

13

Feb 2017

Tips for Talking to a Loved One About Moving to a Retirement Community

Tips for Talking to a Loved One About Moving to a Retirement Community Whether it’s a parent or a spouse, talking to a loved one about the need to move to a retirement community can be one of the hardest conversations you’ll ever have. It’s a realization that they can no longer care for themselves or that the additional care you have providing to them...

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Woman hands in light teal knitted mittens are holding a beautiful glossy red heart in a snow background. Love and St. Valentine concept.

06

Feb 2017

7 Reasons Our Caregivers Love Working at the Middletown Home

7 Reasons Our Caregivers Love Working at the Middletown Home It’s almost Valentine’s Day and love is in the air! This is why we wanted to focus on some of the many reasons our caregivers love working at the Middletown Home. We are so fortunate to have a group of caregivers and residents who really form some special relationships. Learn about the 7 reasons why...

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4 Things That Make Our Caregivers Unique

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Dec 2016

4 Things That Make Our Caregivers Unique

4 Things That Make Our Caregivers Unique We talk a lot about what makes our caregivers unique, and that’s because there is a lot to say! Their ability to care for our residents and create an atmosphere of love and compassion is a blessing to us all. We are fortunate to have such a dedicated team of servant leaders and we’d like to tell you...

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Staff Stories: Misty Riggs Shares Highlights About Working at the Middletown Home

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Oct 2016

Staff Stories: Misty Riggs Shares Highlights About Working at the Middletown Home

Have you ever wondered what it takes to be a Certified Nursing Assistant in a skilled nursing center? The simple answer is – a lot of heart! But we wanted to go one step further to give you insight into just how passionate our staff is about serving the members of our retirement community. We talked with Misty Riggs, a Certified Nursing Assistant who will celebrate...

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Group Of Senior Couples Enjoying Meal Together In Care Home With Teenage Helper

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Sep 2016

5 Reasons Your Loved One May Benefit from a Retirement Community

We all want the best for our loved ones and this includes seeing them enjoy the greatest quality of life, no matter their age. It can be a difficult decision to encourage a friend or family member to leave their home and move into a retirement community, especially if they feel strongly about staying where they are. If you think it’s in the best interest...

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7 Signs of a Top Quality Retirement Community

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Aug 2016

7 Signs of a Top Quality Retirement Community

When looking for the right retirement community, whether for you or a loved one, there are so many things to consider. It can be overwhelming to even know where to look and then how to narrow down your best options. Maybe this is a journey you’re on right now, or maybe it’s not for quite a few more years. No matter when you might need...

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