3 Reasons Those with MS Should Avoid Nursing Home Care – and Residences by Regency’s Alternative Solution

Group Of Senior Couples Enjoying Afternoon Tea Together At Home With Home HelpMultiple sclerosis is an unsettling, unpredictable and often misunderstood disease, with a lot of unknowns. For many of the over 2.3 million people affected by MS, a nursing home may appear to be the inevitable outcome as the disease progresses. For a number of reasons, however, we at Residences by Regency urge those with MS to carefully consider nursing home alternatives. For example: [Read more…]

Alternatives to Nursing Homes for Dementia: Residences by Regency Provides New Option for Atlanta

nursing home alternative When a loved one is progressing through the stages of Alzheimer’s disease, transferring him or her to a nursing home may seem inevitable. But is this truly the best option? According to the Journal of the Medical Directors Association (JAMDA):

  • The number of people living with dementia worldwide is currently estimated at 35.6 million, with numbers expected to almost double every 20 years, to 115.4 million by 2050. Today, nearly 70 percent of Americans with advanced dementia will live their final days in an institutionalized setting.

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