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Sally Phillips

Sally Phillips is a freelance writer with many years’ experience across many different areas. She enjoys reading, hiking, spending time with her family, and traveling as much as possible.

LTC News contributor since November 4th, 2017

About Sally Phillips

Sally Phillips is a freelance writer with many years’ experience across many different areas. She enjoys reading, hiking, spending time with her family, and traveling as much as possible.

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Long-Term Effects of Hip Fractures in the Elderly
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Long-Term Effects of Hip Fractures in the Elderly

Hip fractures are one of the cost common injuries an older person will face. Often the result will require long-term care.

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Hip fractures are one of the cost common injuries an older person will face. Often the result will require long-term care.

April 11th, 20194303
Sensitive Approach to Social Occasions to Suit Bereaved Care Residents
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Sensitive Approach to Social Occasions to Suit Bereaved Care Residents

Residents in long-term care facilities often experience grief, especially after a loss of a spouse. Many facilities work hard to provide support and social activities to make it a better environment.

April 11th, 20193118
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Residents in long-term care facilities often experience grief, especially after a loss of a spouse. Many facilities work hard to provide support and social activities to make it a better environment.

April 11th, 20193118
Skin Care Guide for Bedridden Seniors
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Skin Care Guide for Bedridden Seniors

With our aging population, chronic diseases that compromise skin integrity such as diabetes and peripheral vascular disease are becoming increasingly common especially in long-term care situations. Careful attention and quality care are key.

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With our aging population, chronic diseases that compromise skin integrity such as diabetes and peripheral vascular disease are becoming increasingly common especially in long-term care situations. Careful attention and quality care are key.

April 11th, 20192769
Can Supplements Improve the Quality of Your Sleep?
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Can Supplements Improve the Quality of Your Sleep?

A commonly known fact is that sleep is an essential part of our well-being. Many deprived from a good-night’s sleep will complain about a headache the next morning.

April 11th, 20192523
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A commonly known fact is that sleep is an essential part of our well-being. Many deprived from a good-night’s sleep will complain about a headache the next morning.

April 11th, 20192523

Latest Articles

Protecting Property When Moving into Long-Term Care Facility
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Protecting Property When Moving into Long-Term Care Facility

If you or a parent are about to move in a long-term care facility there are options to consider which can protect your home and property.

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If you or a parent are about to move in a long-term care facility there are options to consider which can protect your home and property.

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Top Skin Care Tips as You Age
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Top Skin Care Tips as You Age

Skin care is more than just beauty. Skin health often gets ignored. Taking the right steps will prepare you, your family and your finances for a successful future retirement.

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Skin care is more than just beauty. Skin health often gets ignored. Taking the right steps will prepare you, your family and your finances for a successful future retirement.

August 17th, 2019593
Sensitive Approach to Social Occasions to Suit Bereaved Care Residents
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Sensitive Approach to Social Occasions to Suit Bereaved Care Residents

Residents in long-term care facilities often experience grief, especially after a loss of a spouse. Many facilities work hard to provide support and social activities to make it a better environment.

April 11th, 20193118
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Residents in long-term care facilities often experience grief, especially after a loss of a spouse. Many facilities work hard to provide support and social activities to make it a better environment.

April 11th, 20193118
Allergen-Free Home Benefits Health and Well-Being Critical for Seniors
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Allergen-Free Home Benefits Health and Well-Being Critical for Seniors

Many people suffer from allergies. As you age, allergies can complicate existing health issues. Plus, knowing if you have a cold, the flu or an allergy is important. With our longevity, advance planning is key.

April 11th, 20191960
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Many people suffer from allergies. As you age, allergies can complicate existing health issues. Plus, knowing if you have a cold, the flu or an allergy is important. With our longevity, advance planning is key.

April 11th, 20191960
Recreating Home in a Long-Term Care Facility
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Recreating Home in a Long-Term Care Facility

As we age many of us will require long-term care services. Often this will lead to facility care like assisted living or nursing home. Making the faculty less intuitional will bring less depression. Planning is key.

April 11th, 20192090
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As we age many of us will require long-term care services. Often this will lead to facility care like assisted living or nursing home. Making the faculty less intuitional will bring less depression. Planning is key.

April 11th, 20192090
Identifying Bullying Among Seniors
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Identifying Bullying Among Seniors

You usually don’t think of bullies as being seniors. However, with the aging population, understanding this issue, especially in long-term care facilities, is important for the well-being of loved ones.

April 11th, 20192059
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You usually don’t think of bullies as being seniors. However, with the aging population, understanding this issue, especially in long-term care facilities, is important for the well-being of loved ones.

April 11th, 20192059
Top Reasons Why Oral Health is a Major Concern for Seniors
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Top Reasons Why Oral Health is a Major Concern for Seniors

Oral hygiene is sometimes overlooked by seniors and their families. Ignored it can create additional aging and health concerns with increased Long-Term Care services.

April 11th, 20191513
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Oral hygiene is sometimes overlooked by seniors and their families. Ignored it can create additional aging and health concerns with increased Long-Term Care services.

April 11th, 20191513
Spiritual Well-Being in Long-Term Care
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Spiritual Well-Being in Long-Term Care

If you have a loved one that is in a long-term care facility, addressing their spiritual needs may be very important for them, as well as for you. Many facilities have spiritual/religious services available.

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If you have a loved one that is in a long-term care facility, addressing their spiritual needs may be very important for them, as well as for you. Many facilities have spiritual/religious services available.

April 11th, 20192479
Fun Ways to Chase Winter Blues Away
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Fun Ways to Chase Winter Blues Away

Winter impacts everyone’s mood. If you’re a senior, or have a senior family member, be sure to find ways to address Seasonal Affective Disorder. An advance plan will make you and family happier.

April 11th, 20192100
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Winter impacts everyone’s mood. If you’re a senior, or have a senior family member, be sure to find ways to address Seasonal Affective Disorder. An advance plan will make you and family happier.

April 11th, 20192100
Common Chronic Illnesses We Face as We Get Older
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Common Chronic Illnesses We Face as We Get Older

Advances in medical science equals an aging America. With longevity comes health issues that develop as we get older. Often these lead to long-term care placing a drain on savings.

April 11th, 20192293
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Advances in medical science equals an aging America. With longevity comes health issues that develop as we get older. Often these lead to long-term care placing a drain on savings.

April 11th, 20192293
When Downsizing Home at Age 50+
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When Downsizing Home at Age 50+

1 in 3 Americans is now 50 or older. Once kids are gone the wish to downsize is common. Seniors may downsize due to health. Consider health, aging and long-term care in your home choice.

April 11th, 20192060
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1 in 3 Americans is now 50 or older. Once kids are gone the wish to downsize is common. Seniors may downsize due to health. Consider health, aging and long-term care in your home choice.

April 11th, 20192060
Ways Older Family Members Can Keep Their Home Clean
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Ways Older Family Members Can Keep Their Home Clean

Is your home clean and uncluttered? As we age this becomes a bigger concern and could create health and fall risks which could lead to Long-Term Care. Help older family members unclutter their home.

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Is your home clean and uncluttered? As we age this becomes a bigger concern and could create health and fall risks which could lead to Long-Term Care. Help older family members unclutter their home.

April 11th, 20191981
Skin Care Guide for Bedridden Seniors
News

Skin Care Guide for Bedridden Seniors

With our aging population, chronic diseases that compromise skin integrity such as diabetes and peripheral vascular disease are becoming increasingly common especially in long-term care situations. Careful attention and quality care are key.

April 11th, 20192769
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With our aging population, chronic diseases that compromise skin integrity such as diabetes and peripheral vascular disease are becoming increasingly common especially in long-term care situations. Careful attention and quality care are key.

April 11th, 20192769
Can Supplements Improve the Quality of Your Sleep?
News

Can Supplements Improve the Quality of Your Sleep?

A commonly known fact is that sleep is an essential part of our well-being. Many deprived from a good-night’s sleep will complain about a headache the next morning.

April 11th, 20192523
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A commonly known fact is that sleep is an essential part of our well-being. Many deprived from a good-night’s sleep will complain about a headache the next morning.

April 11th, 20192523
Increase In Boot Camps For Caregivers Of Alzheimer’s
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Increase In Boot Camps For Caregivers Of Alzheimer’s

Caregiving is hard on families, even harder when caring for those with Alzheimer’s. Training is available when no advance plan exists and family must step in.

April 11th, 20192237
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Caregiving is hard on families, even harder when caring for those with Alzheimer’s. Training is available when no advance plan exists and family must step in.

April 11th, 20192237
Long-Term Effects of Hip Fractures in the Elderly
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Long-Term Effects of Hip Fractures in the Elderly

Hip fractures are one of the cost common injuries an older person will face. Often the result will require long-term care.

April 11th, 20194303
4303

Hip fractures are one of the cost common injuries an older person will face. Often the result will require long-term care.

April 11th, 20194303