Hospice Care

Hospice care is something that many people are now considering for their loved ones and since you are on this page, you may be one of those persons. You may have heard some rumors about it or maybe nothing at all. Well, whichever the case, in this post, we will help you to get a better understanding of this form…

New Visiting Guidelines for Crown Pointe Estates Care Center

CMS has changed the visiting guidance for long term care! CMS strongly encourages all visitors to become vaccinated and we will continue to educate and encourage visitors to become vaccinated. Short list of changes: - All visitors can come at any time to visit their loved ones. - There are no more schedules (Signup Genius) or time limits on visits…

Nursing Recruitment

3 Reasons Why Nurses should Work in a Senior Living Campus Life as a nurse is interesting, but if you're passionate about your profession, caring for others will be second nature. Also, it's something you will want to always be a part of. Nursing recruitment for home nursing is probably one of the most undervalued career paths in the nursing…

Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period, October 15th – December 7th

Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period, October 15th – December 7th Every year between October 15th and December 7th Iowans on Medicare have the opportunity to choose the Medicare drug coverage they want for the next year and to decide if they want to get their Medicare health benefits from Original Medicare or a Medicare Advantage plan.  It is important that Iowans…

National Physical Therapy Month

October is National Physical Therapy Month and last year's theme was the promotion of physical activity and the unique value physical therapists and physical therapist assistants bring to help people get moving. So we are excitedly anticipating this year’s team. In the meantime, we want to help you and your loved ones understand more about physical therapy and its importance!…

Healthy Aging

Aging is a natural phenomenon that everyone experiences, and some of us get to grow older than others; however, it can be a beautiful experience if you let it. The Pan American Health Organization describes healthy aging as a continuous process of optimizing opportunities to maintain and improve physical and mental health, independence, and quality of life throughout the life…

Falls Prevention

Anyone can fall at any time; after all, it is an accident, and accidents are unforeseen happenings. However, some groups are more susceptible than others, such as seniors, the disabled, and children. Thankfully there are several ways to be ready with falls prevention, and in this post, we will describe a few of those options. Wear Appropriate Shoes Seniors should…

What you should know about Medicare Scammers

In this post, we will explore Medicare Scammers. It’s something that often happens to the unsuspecting, and it’s quite unfortunate. We want to use this post to arm you with information that you can use to avoid getting scammed. Who do Medicare Scammers Target? Medicare scammers target primarily the elderly; however, anyone can be a victim to their scams. Since…

Top Health Concerns You Should Know About

It’s no secret that people are gradually becoming more health-conscious, and it makes sense because so many persons are being affected by chronic non-communicable diseases. Whether your interest in health stems from preventative or disease-management purposes, we are here to help. In this post, we aim to provide clarity on some top health concerns and why they matter. Obesity Obesity…

Healthy Eating for Older Generations

A well-balanced diet is one of the most important parts of a healthy lifestyle. It is often said that “you are what you eat” which is true to a great extent! Eating healthy is necessary for staying healthy! It helps you to stay fit, active and energized. Plus, it keeps a lot of corporal disorders at bay. Most importantly, healthy…