We are happy to share these informative articles written by Maplewood department heads, offering enlightening perspective into The Maplewood Way and how we live it with our residents each and every day.

Privacy and Seniors

Posted: 6/3/2019 12:17:37 PM by The Maplewood

Political, social, and technological debates span a multitude of issues. At the forefront is the question of privacy. Who owns your data? Who can see your shopping behaviors? Should your employer monitor your activities on social media? While these are issues for our government to solve, at The Maplewood, we are deeply invested in the issue of privacy as it relates to our residents and their families. There are three key areas in which we think about the privacy of our residents: safety, dignity, and fulfillment. Here’s what each one of those means to us.

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Why Regulations Aren't Enough

Posted: 4/18/2019 9:49:02 AM by The Maplewood

It’s no surprise that nursing homes are heavily regulated—practically everything we do falls under government scrutiny. However, you might be surprised to learn how those regulations are potentially limiting the care your loved one receives. In this article, we will explain how your loved one may be missing out on the best care and what we do at The Maplewood to overcome this industry-wide problem.

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A Nursing Home in Rochester NY Designed for Living

Posted: 2/6/2019 2:12:51 PM by The Maplewood

How a century-old idea can revolutionize nursing homes in Rochester, NY.

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Providing Care for Complex Rehabilitation Needs

Posted: 2/4/2019 11:15:37 AM by By Lynn Pierce, Director of Social Services

Skilled nursing care and support is required for all types of admissions and stays at The Maplewood whether they are short or long stays. It is the rehabilitation stays that have changed the most significantly in recent years.

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Gift Giving Guide for Loved Ones in a Nursing Home

Posted: 11/12/2018 2:27:12 PM by The Maplewood

Throughout the year, friends and family bring gifts to residents at The Maplewood for birthdays, anniversaries, Mother's Day, Christmas, Easter and other special occasions. We are often asked by family and friends about appropriate gifts ideas, so we have put together this handy gift-giving guide.

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Volunteering Brightens Our Lives

Posted: 7/15/2018 12:04:24 PM by The Maplewood

When you volunteer, you leave someone else’s life brighter at the end of the day. And, our volunteers tell us that helping others makes their lives brighter too. Volunteering should be this way. You should love what you are doing when you are volunteering and you should get something out of each visit. This is why at The Maplewood we cater to our volunteers’ personal preferences and unique abilities. 

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There’s a common misconception that it costs a lot of money to move into a nursing home. While it’s true that paying for long-term care at a nursing home can be expensive—costs are up about 20% since 2011 and keep climbing—money is not a barrier to receiving care.

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Dressing with Dignity - An Overview of Adaptive Clothing

Posted: 1/8/2018 11:19:01 AM by Maplewood Therapy and Wellness

As our loved ones age and their mobility decreases, what seems like a simple task of getting dressed every day can actually seem like a chore. Adaptive clothing and footwear can be a true gift.

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