President and owner of The Cameron Group, a Geriatric Care Management company based in Orlando, FL, Amy Cameron O’Rourke discusses how and why she chose a career in elder care – the feeling of love, care, gratitude, and appreciation for the work she does with elderly people.
What do think about the idea of making a tradidtiontional nursing home a place looks nothing like a nursing home, a place where residents feel little reason to leave? Toni Davis, director of the Green Hill Retirement Community in West Orange, N.J., along with two dozen other nursing home directors, are trying to build this idea. They have been remodeling their traditional nursing homes with new floor plan, added fixures, and a whole new care plan system. They want to bring the comfort, the home-like feeling to senior residents; and they are very successful.
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