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Look for the Stars when Comparing Nursing Homes: Good Shepherd is Wheeling’s Only 5-Star Option

Look for the Stars when Comparing Nursing Homes: Good Shepherd is Wheeling’s Only 5-Star Option Looking for a nursing home for yourself or a family member? The federal government suggests that you look for the stars. The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) created the Quality Rating System to help families evaluate nursing…

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Great Ohio Valley Senior Living Options

It’s a Great Time to be a Senior People over the age of 65 are growing in numbers and in influence. The Baby Boomers, born between 1947 and 1964, are one of the largest generations in U.S. history. There are 74.9 million Baby Boomers today, people between the ages of 51 and 69.Fortunately, we have…

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Quality and Compassion Distinguish Good Shepherd Nursing Home

Quality and Compassion Distinguish Good Shepherd Nursing Home Good Shepherd Nursing Home of Wheeling is known throughout the area for the quality of its resident care. It consistently earns perfect five-star ratings from the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service for quality. More importantly, it gets excellent reviews from residents, their families, and physicians…

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Braddock Apartments Help Families Stay Together

Braddock Apartments Help Families Stay Together Moving a family member into a nursing home can be difficult. Good Shepherd Nursing Home created Braddock Apartments to help families when a spouse, sibling or other loved one needs nursing care. Located at the south end of the Good Shepherd campus in Wheeling, Braddock Apartments provide an attractive,…

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February 2017

Aging and Sleep Getting a good night’s sleep can become more difficult as we age. Many adults report that they get less sleep, and have a harder time falling asleep than they did in their younger years. Some report that they’re less satisfied with the quality of their sleep, they wake up one or more…

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“Attitude of Gratitude” Celebrates a Mother’s Generosity

“Attitude of Gratitude” Celebrates a Mother’s Generosity The love and generosity of a woman who passed away earlier this year have inspired her family to continue her good works with the Welty Home giving tree. The tree is a project of the residents and staff of Welty Home, the area’s premier assisted living residence, to help less…

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Good Shepherd Nursing Home and Welty Home Earn National Safety Award

Good Shepherd Nursing Home and Welty Home Earn National Safety Award Good Shepherd Nursing Home and Welty Home in Wheeling have been honored with the top safety award given by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Both senior residential programs received the Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) Award, which identifies employers…

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September 2016

Exercise Helps Keep Bodies and Minds Healthier Brain health is a concern of most people over the age of 40. New research shows that maintaining brain health could be as simple as walking, according to a recent survey by AARP. The survey found that people who walk or do other exercise regularly report it’s easier…

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August 2016

Seniors’ Top Health Concerns People in America today can expect to live longer than ever before. Once you make it to 65, the data suggest that you can live another 19.3 years, on average. For many, then, senior living includes carefully managing chronic conditions to stay healthy. Here are the 10 most common health concerns…

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Experience Assisted Living at its Finest at Welty Home Open House

  Aug. 1, 2016 Experience Assisted Living at its Finest at Welty Home Open House   The Welty Home in Wheeling will hold an open house from 1 – 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016 to give retirees an opportunity to experience the area’s premiere assisted living community. Visitors will be able to tour the…

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