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What to do when your loved one is in a nursing home during COVID-19

As you may expect during a pandemic, nursing homes and other long-term care facilities are being affected quite heavily by COVID-19. The age and vulnerability of those living in care facilities has meant that many families have been left worrying about their loved ones and unable to visit. Of course, you can talk to your family member in a care facility and help them to understand what's going on, as well as stay in touch remotely using video chat with the support of the nursing home staff.
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Caregiver Fatigue Is Real

Caregiver Fatigue Is Real

If you provide care for an aging adult, chances are you’ve experienced caregiver fatigue at some point. Caregiver fatigue, also known as caregiver burnout, has been on the rise during the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s officially defined as a state of physical, emotional, and mental exhaustion and can affect caregivers' ability to provide sufficient support to their loved ones. For this reason, it might be beneficial for the caregiver to place a loved one in a nursing home or long-term care facility.
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questions to ask when choosing a nursing home

Questions to Ask When Choosing a Nursing Home

Before visiting a nursing home, it’s important to prioritize. Make a list of which kind of care, therapy, amenities, and activities are the most important to your family member. A nursing home should be a safe, happy, and comfortable place to live. Speak to the staff and get as informed as possible before you decide. Here are some examples of questions to ask when choosing a nursing home.
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tips for choosing a nursing home near you

Tips For Choosing A Nursing Home

About 40 percent of people over the age of 65 will spend at least some time in a nursing home. Most stay for just a few months, recuperating after an injury or illness while others are long-term residents. Either way, choosing the right nursing home can be a difficult task.
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