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whats the minimum age to put a person in a nursing home

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Dr. Sanjay Kumar
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Medicare: Usually, when someone is hospitalized for acute illness or surgery, and needs rehabilitation after discharge for reasons such as deconditioning, weakn ... Read More
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Dr. Brad Bobrin
25 years experience Psychiatry
Not if it's durable: A durable power of attny does not expire until either the patient or poa dies. That being said, you will need to checck with the new state to see if ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
34 years experience Wound care
Nursing Homes: No, elderly people have many alternatives in where to live. These decisions should be made in their entirety taking into multiple factors.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
39 years experience Geriatrics
Yes: Nursing homes must have registered nurses supervising lpns or licensed practical nurses. Some nursing homes have physical therapists if they provide r ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
38 years experience Family Medicine
Not if they get care: If you can't provide for their care yourself, a care center is the next best option. Make sure that they get good care there. Visit them often, and if ... Read More
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Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
See doctor: You need to see doctor right away. Best to do this before you go to work
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Dr. Robert Bennett
29 years experience Urology
UTI: The absorbent garments are helpful to prevent skin infections and breakdown . Females are at more risk than males in a garment but if they are changed ... Read More
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Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Should be fine: Just make sure your roommate doesn't have anything contagious (ask the staff). If you want a private room, let the staff know and they'll let you kno ... Read More
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Dr. Matthew Rauen
14 years experience Ophthalmology
You : You are a bit young for a diagnoses of the typical macular degeneration, but does happen. You are fortunate it is 2012 and that we have outstanding t ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Amster
Specializes in Pediatrics
You mean a "DNR"?: It is unfortunate and sad when a loved one gets sick to the point where further treatment will just cause more pain without helping. At that point we ... Read More

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