Aprill Jones has been a writer for over 15 years, with experience in the the health insurance industry as well as the healthcare field, including neurological rehabilitation, optometry, radiology, dentistry and pharmacy.
There is a great deal of misinformation and many misconceptions about skilled nursing facilities. Your research before admission and frequent visits with your loved one once moved in should dispel long-held myths about nursing home care.
Hoarding is an extreme “collecting” behavior seen in some people who have Alzheimer's disease and obsessive-compulsive tendencies. Fortunately, there are some strategies that caregivers and family members can use to help manage these behaviors.