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Ridgeview Health Center at Scripps Ranch

Enjoy scenic views and top-notch care in the hills of Scripps Ranch at Ridgeview Health Center. Open since September 2021, this all-inclusive facility near San Diego provides a variety of services ranging from Assisted Living to Memory and Skilled Nursing Care. This Continuing Care philosophy allows them to offer independence to the self-sufficient and 24-hour Read More

5 Health Benefits of Gardening for Seniors

Staying healthy—or getting healthy—is important to most people, but it isn’t easy. Especially as we age, health problems multiply, and our resources for warding them off diminish. But there are still ways to keep the vim and vigor in one’s later years, and gardening is one of them. What are some of the health benefits Read More

Affording Retirement: Don’t Count on Pensions

When it came to affording retirement, the old assumption could be imagined as three legs holding up a stool. The first leg was retirement savings, the second leg was social security and the third leg was monthly pension payments. However, that stool is beginning to look pretty wobbly these days. That’s because today’s workers can Read More

Nurse Sex Video Prompts Elder Abuse Investigation & Nurses’ Licences are Suspended

When news hit yesterday about Russel O. Torralba, one of two male registered nurses being under investigation and suspended for elder abuse, Care Placement wasn’t altogether surprised. Disturbing videos surfaced that show Torralba and Alfredo V. Ruiz apparently engaging in sex acts with each other while at the bedside of a 98-year-old bedridden stroke patient Read More

Charlie Brown Medley – The Piano Guys

Assisted Living Communities are large facilities, offering an apartment-style, residential setting. Assisted Living Communities differ from the smaller Board and Care homes, in that they provide a wider array of amenities including, but not limited to: restaurant-style dining, exercise rooms, swimming pools, libraries, and more in the way of scheduled activities. One Assisted Living Community in Read More

Board And Care San Diego: Understanding This Option

There are many options for eldercare in San Diego County. Board and Care in San Diego is one possibility to think about, but we find that many people are quite unfamiliar with the board and care option. Here are a few helpful facts about board and care homes that might prove helpful. 1. A Board Read More