Articles dealing with long term care such as feeding tubes, drugs, dementia, choices of types of care, unrealistic vs realistic expectations.

CPR refers to Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation and is considered a “heroic” measure which is started when a person’s heart stops in a futile attempt to revive it.  It was originally developed for the middle-aged and has indeed saved some lives.  But, how effective is it for seniors?

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(We want every resident to receive the best possible care. The following information is based on guidelines from national medical organizations and represents the best appropriate care for your loved one.)

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(For Physicians & Staff ) The following topics, which have a significant impact on the quality of life a resident and their family experience, should be discussed between the family and the staff and the doctor at the admission meeting or within 2wks of admission ideally, and then as needed during subsequent/annual meetings.

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