If your elderly loved one needs constant medical monitoring, it might be time to transition to a nursing home. It's important to know that such a transition can be traumatic for your loved one depending on the quality of the home. Finding a good quality nursing home that is right for your loved one is important to their emotional and physical health.
According to a new study, Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), a strain of staph infection, is becoming a major source of illness acquired in nursing homes. Little is known about how to prevent its spread among nursing home residents because most studies have been done in hospital settings. MRSA spreads easily and antibiotics…