Sharing Our Stories

We’re pleased to share stories of daily life at The Maplewood, as well as some of the philosophy and knowledge that helps make The Maplewood distinctly different.

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Finding the Care Your Loved One Needs

Few people know that nursing homes are just one of several senior living options. There are choices to suit every stage of life, from help with small things—mowing the lawn, moving furniture—to the in-depth medical care nursing homes can provide. The spectrum of senior living options is usually divided into the following four categories: Independent Living Assisted Living Enhanced Assisted Living Skilled Nursing One way to help your loved one

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A Safe Way to See Nursing Home Residents

Have you ever wished you could check on your mom or dad without driving all the way to their nursing home? Plenty of people have had the same thought, and installing a video camera in the nursing home has allowed some families to do just that. These cameras, which people sometimes refer to as “granny cams,” can be a convenient tool, especially during the COVID crisis. They give families an

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Understanding Medicare and Medicaid Coverage for a Skilled Nursing Facility

Most people agree that trying to understand the difference between Medicare and Medicaid is complicated on its own. But when an unexpected life event forces the immediate need for long-term care for a loved one, making sense of coverage options can be even more confusing. If you have found yourself in this position, keep reading because this explanation can help you make sense of a confusing system. You’ll understand the

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