Readmission to a hospital can cause dire trauma for a senior, so much so that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have just announced the expansion of their Hospital Readmission Reduction Program (HRRP) to include skilled nursing facilities. As of October 1, 2018, CMS will now withhold 2%
By Meredith Beirne Senior living communities across the country have been helping older adults stay hydrated this summer by creating hydration kits and consistently offering water and other options for liquids. Larry Pallant, a resident at Spring Hills Mt. Vernon, Mount Vernon, VA, stays hydrated with watermelon. A water
Seniors sat down with Congressman Donald Norcross to talk about Alzheimer’s legislation. This round-table discussion allowed approximately 12 Spring Hills Cherry Hill Assisted Living residents, Spring Hills Home Care staff, senior industry care givers and industry professionals, and Alzheimer’s Association staff including the NJ Advocacy Chair to speak frankly with
Three local teenage boys and seniors rolled up their sleeves to celebrate Earth Day at Spring Hills Cherry Hill Assisted Living. A day early on Saturday, April 21, together they planted flowers, vegetables, herbs, bushes and a gardenia tree.
The residents at Spring Hills Cherry Hill Assisted Living heard all about Bugs Bunny from a man who was there! Chuck McKibben was the Personal Recording Engineer for Mel Blanc, the man who voiced Bugs Bunny and is known as the “Man of 1,000 Voices”.