Spring Hills Mt. Vernon Assisted Living is proud to announce that they have, for the third time, been selected as one of the 2018 Best of Senior Living Award Winners on SeniorAdvisor.com. They have also, for the second time, been named one of the top three assisted living communities in Alexandria, VA from ThreeBestRated.com.
The Spring Hills Cherry Hill Assisted Living Community has earned Advanced Standing, a quality distinction based on rigorous performance standards for licensed assisted living and personal care homes in the state, from the Health Care Association of New Jersey Foundation (HCANJF) in partnership with the New Jersey Department of Health (DOH).
Due to the aging population, the healthcare industry is becoming the largest employer in the United States. With all the money spent on Medicare and Medicaid, subsidized private insurances and healthcare benefits for government employees and veterans, health-care employment will thrive for decades.
Fall prevention can be as simple as creating a safe living environment. Research shows that achieving a minimum of 50 hours of exercise over a six month period can effectively reduce the risk of falls for seniors. Although falls can occur anywhere, most recorded falls take place in the home.
To conclude our focus on National Nutrition Month, this week’s featured dish from our Signature Dining program is chicken marsala. The chicken in this dish is not only low in saturated fats, but it is an excellent source of protein, vitamins and minerals.
The decision to either stay home or move to an alternative location for care can be complicated for senior citizens with multiple chronic conditions. By providing integrated home care services, it can reduce unnecessary hospitalizations and readmissions.