UAB Geriatrician Uses Fair Haven for Educating Doctors

Nursing Home Environment Teaches Balance of Safety and Independence BIRMINGHAM, AL – It’s tempting for anyone who works in the medical profession, especially with older adults, to sacrifice patient independence in favor of patient safety. But there can be a...
What Care Level Does My Parent Need in Alabama?

What Care Level Does My Parent Need in Alabama?

One day, it happens. You get that call from your sister in the middle of the night. Mom fell, but she’s ok. The paramedics helped her up and made sure she didn’t have more than just a few bruises. But this is the not the first time Mom has fallen in that house, living...
Understanding the Basics of Alabama Medicaid for Long-Term Care

Understanding the Basics of Alabama Medicaid for Long-Term Care

Applying for Medicaid in Alabama to pay for long-term care in a community like Fair Haven in Birmingham, AL, can be a very complex process. We asked an expert in the business, David Tankersley, owner and private Medicaid consultant with Goodwater Consulting, LLC, in...

Households = No More Fear of the Nursing Home

Once upon a time, most people dreaded life in a nursing home. Parents made their children vow they would never ‘put them in a home,’ fearful of a cold environment, intense loneliness, and a complete loss of privacy and choice. This fear comes from the fact...
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