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A Legacy of Excellence and Caring At Regency, our decades of experience caring for the elderly, frail and chronically ill has given us a unique understanding of the needs of those we serve and, equally important, a thorough respect for their capabilities and limitations. This understanding, and our commitment to providing the best possible care […]

Last night, I paid a visit to the Laurel Bay Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, in the Keyport/Keansburg area. I was invited there to screen a patient for admission to Regency Park in Hazlet. Laurel Bay Nursing Home is a very nice facility, with nice areas. The fact is, every time I visit another nursing home, it […]

On April 9, 1994, Maribel Restrepo began working at Regency after volunteering as a teenager. Fast forward 20 years and that volunteer is now Activities Director here at Regency Park! Resident Ray W. has developed a wonderful friendship with Maribel and when he heard about her service anniversary approaching he decided to honor her and […]

In the world of Healthcare, we invoke the all important “HIPPA Rules” over and over and over. The HIPAA Privacy Rule provides federal protections for individually identifiable health information held by covered entities and their business associates and gives patients an array of rights with respect to that information. At the same time, the Privacy […]

I put together this video clip at about 12:00am Yes, I don’t sleep much. Enjoy (below) and I hope you will all be able to access Untitled Video

Many people fight tooth and nail against any signs of aging — and the arrival of gray hair is no exception. Some people go so far as to burn their scalp with do-it-yourself hair coloring products, all because of an unwillingness to look older. Others make costly visits to their hairdresser every four to six […]

After an aggressive lobbying push from the insurance industry, the CMS announced Monday that it would increase the overall rate it pays Medicare Advantage plans by 0.4% in 2015, despite a proposed policy issued in February that signaled a 1.9% rate cut. Medicare has reversed proposed payment cuts to private heath plans in the popular […]

I ran 20 miles over the weekend. Nice weather, 2 great runs! Great weather means that Regency Nursing Centers are about to go full steam ahead with setting up our beautiful parks and grounds!! I’ve blogged quite extensively about our stunning outdoor parks and spaces. Check out one example. Did you know that the House […]

Freeholder Robert Zaborowski, in conjunction with the Office on Aging and Disability Services, is looking to identify residents who are, or will be, centenarians this year. Responses are requested by Friday, May 2. “We are asking residents to help the Office on Aging and Disability Services honor Somerset County centenarians,” said Freeholder Zaborowski, human services […]

I am at the stunning Regency Heritage in Somerset on this beautiful Sunday! I took a few photos of our stellar physical therapy gym and delightful common areas. Of course I could not pass up on a visit to my beloved Molly!!

Regency Grande in Dover, NJ specializes in Cardiac Care and Postacute rehab. I was therefore piqued when I came across this article from the Chicago Tribune: DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What does cardiac rehab involve? Do you recommend it for everyone who’s had a heart attack, or only in certain cases? ANSWER: Cardiac rehabilitation is extremely […]

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