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Enhanced assisted living offers seniors another option

Registered nurse Cheryl Thomas, left, takes the blood pressure of resident Lenny Thomas on Thursday at Kingsway Manor in Schenectady.
Registered nurse Cheryl Thomas, left, takes the blood pressure of resident Lenny Thomas on Thursday at Kingsway Manor in Schenectady.
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In some assisted-living facilities, an elderly resident who suffers an illness or fall and needs help walking or injecting insulin has to move elsewhere, often to a nursing home. But not everyone needs skilled care around the clock or wants to live with a roommate. So there’s a growing demand for a level in between assisted living and nursing homes. That level, called enhanced assisted living, offers seniors a place where they can live a ...

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grant18
July 28, 2013
9:53 a.m.

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Copy Editor mistake again. "Fifty spots in Kingsway Manor’s 14-bed facility can be enhanced assisted living . . ."? Do four people sleep in the same bed at the same time or do they rotate in 6-hour shifts? PUH-LEEZE!

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