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Come learn about the options available to you in retirement
Presented by Angela D’Amours,
Marketing Representative at The Cedars
Tuesday September 16, 2014 at 11AM
Reserve Your Seat at 207-221-7100
Your life. Your community.
Welcome to The Cedars, an award-winning retirement community in Portland, Maine, offering the full continuum of senior living options for every potential stage in your life: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Care. At The Cedars, seniors embrace each day as an opportunity to grow. Our senior living community is designed to help them do just that. So choose to live in a place that gives you every opportunity to live life to the fullest—The Cedars.
From the Medical Director …
When we create a personalized care plan at The Cedars, we want to know what each resident’s needs are – even if they can’t express them verbally. We never stop asking residents and their families, “What’s right for you?” We then decide how to meet those needs with the fewest number of medications possible while using the most current medical research and protocols.
This approach is showing significant results. Our hospital readmission rates have dropped to just 9%, less than half the national average. We have also significantly decreased prescriptions for medications often prescribed unnecessarily in nursing homes: antibiotics and antipsychotic sedatives.
Many nursing home residents are prescribed strong antibiotics for mild urinary tract infections, … Read more here.