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Sun downing in the elderly

<p>In Part I of our sundowning series, we looked at signs and symptoms that caretakers might notice in someone afflicted with sundowners &ndash; from increased evening restlessness and ...
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Our role (and yours) in Patient Centered Care

Our Role (and Yours) in Patient Centered Care More than a buzzword, “patient centered care” has notably shifted the healthcare approach from a physician-dominated dialogue into a more ...
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Safety At Manchester Place

Keeping our residents safe Safety is very important to the wellbeing of assisted living residents. At Manchester Place we make this our highest priority. There are many ways for older adults to injure ...
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Home vs. "The Home"

We shouldn’t have to sacrifice a warm residential environment for more acute care, and fortunately there are operators, like Manchester Place, that strive to accomplish exceptional personal care ...
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Caregiving: More Than Just a Job

When families visit their loved ones in assisted living facilities it’s not always just for a fun visit, it’s also to make sure their loved one is being treated with care. Although this ...
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Rain Or Shine, Guests In Mind

Over the last month or two, North Texas has experienced a lot of severe weather. Whether it was tornado warnings, flash floods, or severe thunderstorms, we’ve had to adjust to what blows our ...
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Social Interaction and Depression in Seniors

Seniors who received in-person visits three or more times per week are about fifty percent less likely to develop depression than those with limited social encounters, according to a recent study ...
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Avoid a Fall During this Autumn Season

As the air turns crisper and the leaves fall to the colder ground, it’s important to not let the autumn beauty distract you from some serious safety hazards. Although a fall stroll through the ...
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Core Values at Manchester Place Care Homes

Manchester Place Care Homes recognizes the fundamental need for seniors to have safe and comfortable elder care near Dallas. This need entails both expert senior care given by qualified professionals ...
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The Residences of Manchester Place

Are you considering senior care centers in Dallas for your elderly parent? The Residences of Manchester Place can make your parent’s next home a safe, welcoming, and supportive one. This video ...
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Recognizing the Signs of Depression in Seniors

Depression is often a frequent side effect seen in older adults. The isolation that can occur for seniors may also contribute to their depression. This video discusses the problem of depression in ...
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