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By 2030, U.S Demographic Milestone Begins to Lower Caregiver Ratio

Last month, the U.S. Census Bureau announced that the year 2030 marks an important demographic turning point in U.S. history.  According to the Census Bureau’s 2017 National Population Projections, by 2030, all baby boomers will be older than age 65. This will expand the size of the older population so that 1 in every 5…

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DEA Director Fogarty Announces Retirement

  At the end of June Director of Rhode Island’s Division of Elderly Affairs (DEA), Charles J. Fogarty plans his retirement at the end of the current legislative session, ending over four decades of public service. Fogarty has served as DEA’s ninth director. Gov. Gina M. Raimondo will make an appointment to the DEA director…

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Avoiding Abuse: Help Your Loved One Be Safe in Their New Home

Avoiding Abuse: Help Your Loved One Be Safe in Their New Home Posted by Jen Campbell Assistant Administrator, Westview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center               More than two million cases of elder abuse in nursing homes are reported every year – and many more likely go unreported. Residents are vulnerable…

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Embrace Technology for Communication and Connection

Embrace Technology for Communication and Connection Posted by Jen Campbell Assistant Administrator, Westview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center While it’s commonly thought that seniors aren’t the most digitally savvy, their adoption of technology is higher than ever. According to a recent Pew Research Center study, 42% of seniors now own smartphones, 32% own tablet computers and…

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Getting Places…Safely

Getting Places…Safely   Posted by Jen Campbell Assistant Administrator at Westview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center               According to a June 2017 Consumer Reports article, 40 million adults 65 and over have a driver’s license and 3.5 million over age 85 do. But at some point, physical or cognitive limitations…

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Best Places to Work 2017

We are pleased to announce that we were recently recognized as one of the best places to work by Providence Business News. With 176 employees in Rhode Island, we have been recognized for providing rewarding and fulfilling career opportunities for motivated and compassionate individuals. Click Here to download press release.

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Twist and Shout

On our journey win the Gold Award, some very talented West View staff created this video with the lyrics of West View’s Mission, Vision and Values! Fantastic job!

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Winning "Curb Appeal"

In a nursing home consumer study, the Department of Health & Human Services commissioned Rand Corp. to do a few years ago, researchers found that clients’ selection priorities were location and quality care, in that order. Read this great article from McKnight’s Long Term Care News. http://www.mcknights.com/news/winning-curb-appeal/article/671388/

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Serving Those Who Have Served Us

Posted by Mark Hallett   Serving Those Who Have Served Us What if you’re one of the many Americans that cannot return home following a medical event because you’re unable to care for your self any longer? Your unable to climb stairs, get in and out of the bathtub, or simply get dressed each morning. …

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