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Coordination and Collaboration at Regency Nursing Centers!

During this unprecedented time of crisis all across the world due to the coronavirus, Regency Nursing Centers continues to care for our patients and residents with singular skill and dedication! Our residents are thriving and vibrant, as we continue to … Continue reading

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Typical Stressors Seniors Face and How to Handle Them

Dear Regency Family, Before we get into the ‘meat and potatoes’ of our latest article, we wish to update you during this difficult time regarding our Regency COVID-19 Protocol and Policies. Click Here for more information and visit us at … Continue reading

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A Universal Flu Vaccine?

It’s the end of October. Time for sweaters, pumpkins, and… flu shots. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that everyone be immunized against the flu, starting now. This will allow the vaccine to take full effect before … Continue reading

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New Hope in the Fight against Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs

In 1928, Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin, the very first antibiotic, and ushered in an era in which bacterial infections were no longer life-threatening illnesses. In the ninety years since then, antibiotics have saved countless lives — and have now led … Continue reading

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New Hope in the Fight against Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs

In 1928, Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin, the very first antibiotic, and ushered in an era in which bacterial infections were no longer life-threatening illnesses. In the ninety years since then, antibiotics have saved countless lives — and have now led … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Know When Alzheimer’s Means Leaving Home

Alzheimer’s disease can be managed at home for many years. And that’s good, because maintaining stability in their living quarters brings a measure of calm to a person with cognitive impairment. There are many ways to make the home safer for people with Alzheimer’s, … Continue reading

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An Unusual – But Important Place to Check a Pulse

Diabetics know to have their feet checked every time they see their doctor, but everyone else should do that, as well. Feet should be checked for any discoloration or unusual nail growth, and the doctor should also take a pulse … Continue reading

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Influenza: Not Just another Name for a Cold

Influenza is not just a fancy name for a cold. While both the common cold and the flu are caused by viruses, a cold is usually harmless but the flu is potentially life-threatening. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention … Continue reading

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New Approach for Alzheimer’s Vaccine

In 1906, the German psychiatrist and neuropathologist Dr. Alois Alzheimer examined the brain of a woman who had had a strange combination of memory loss, unpredictable behavior, and difficulties with language. He found two types of abnormalities. The first were … Continue reading

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An Overlooked Risk Factor for Senior Falls

We know that falling is a serious risk for older Americans: Falls are the leading cause of fatal injuries among seniors, and one in four seniors will fall every year. Every 19 minutes an older person dies from complications of … Continue reading

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