What is a Convalescent Home?

The difference between convalescent homes and nursing homes What is a Convalescent Home? While the term convalescent home is often used synonymously with nursing home, they are really two separate things, although with a lot of similarities. Understanding what a convalescent home is and assessing whether that is the proper facility for your needs or those of a family member …

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Making Special Moments at Mount Hope

Staff coordinates thrilling Harley birthday ride for our resident motorcycle-enthusiast! Here at Mount Hope, we like to say our team goes above and beyond to provide for a healthy and enjoyable life for all our residents. But nowhere has this commitment to treating everyone like family been made more evident than a recent motorcycle ride just outside our nursing home. …

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Safe Bathrooms for the Elderly

Staff coordinates thrilling Harley birthday ride for our resident motorcycle-enthusiast! Here at Mount Hope, we like to say our team goes above and beyond to provide for a healthy and enjoyable life for all our residents. But nowhere has this commitment to treating everyone like family been made more evident than a recent motorcycle ride just outside our nursing home. …

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National Skilled Nursing Home Week

Celebrating Caregivers Who Work to Make Lives Happier What is National Skilled Nursing Week? This special week honoring caregivers across the country was originally known by a different name. Before last year, it was celebrated as National Nursing Home Week. The name was changed to reflect the increasingly complex medical care provided in facilities and the variety of ways people …

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Happy Mother’s Day from Jasper!

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I hear lots of people talking about Mother’s Day! I understand that this is a special day that we celebrate our moms. This sounds like a wonderful day. I love my hooman mom. She buys me treats, takes me for rides and plays with me. I am one lucky puppy because I have a LOT of “adopted” hoomans moms here …

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Mother’s Day Nursing Home Gifts

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6 Gift ideas: From Low-Cost to High-Tech Just as we’re feeling refreshed from the start of spring, we are also feeling blessed looking forward to the wonderful memories that get made every Mothers Day here at Mount Hope Nursing Center. Our residents love when families visit to celebrate this special time with their mother, aunt, grandmother or friend. Check out …

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What legal decisions should be made before entering a Nursing Home?

Choosing to enter a nursing home can be a stressful time. With all the arrangements you are having to handle, and finding the right Kansas nursing home for you, it can be easy to miss some important steps or simply not be aware of all the necessary tasks at this time. One activity that will require some effort on your …

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Mount Hope: Rated in Top 10% of all Kansas nursing homes

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New report lists Mount Hope Nursing Center as one of the best in Kansas! Mount Hope Nursing Center is committed to providing only the best care to each and every resident, and so we are incredibly proud for all our efforts to be acknowledged in a recent study that looked at the hundreds of long-term care facilities in Kansas. According …

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Hang Up on Medicare Scammers

March 11, 2019 Recently, the City of Mount Hope, Kansas put out an important reminder, vital for anyone with Medicare. They issued a warning to anyone with Medicare to NOT give out your Medicare number to anyone. There were apparently recent reports of medicare scam artists calling people trying to get this information. These criminals may try to scare you …

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