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6 Common Health Issues of Nursing Home Patients

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An estimated 5% of seniors over the age of 65 are living in nursing homes, assisted living, congregate care and board-and-care homes About half of people over the age of 95 are living in nursing homes Nursing homes are usually the care facility of choice for those who can no longer care for themselves Residents may suffer from a wide range of conditions, some of which develop after moving into the nursing home 1 Depression and Sleep Issues According to a study from the American Geriatric