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  One of the most powerful hurricanes in recorded history was on track to plow through Florida, the state with the highest percentage of senior citizens in the nation. The imminent threat left many nursing homes with no choice but to prepare for the worst. Extensive plans were enacted to provide adequate supplies of medicine,… continue reading

Across Florida, many skilled nursing centers are counting their blessings that they and their residents made it through Hurricane Irma relatively unscathed. But good fortune was not the only contributing factor, as Florida Health Care Association (FHCA) and its member centers worked diligently before, during, and after the storm to ensure that their residents would… continue reading

Fall Prevention Awareness Day

Falls Prevention Awareness Day is September 22 this year – appropriate, with today being the first day of fall. The day is an opportunity to promote awareness about the dangers of falling and ways to prevent it from happening. Falls are one of the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries among Florida’s elderly population.… continue reading