National Save Your Vision Month reminds us eye health is a vital component of good overall health
If you have a loved one living in a skilled nursing facility, chances are you did your homework before deciding which facility was the best fit for him or her.
You likely searched for a community that offered stimulating activities for their residents and an atmosphere that was clean, safe, and welcoming. Most importantly, you probably looked for a facility where the clinical staff could provide the high-quality medical care your family member needed to thrive. Perhaps that meant a focus on wound care, physical therapy, or well-planned nutritional services – but did you ever consider whether your facility offers adequate access to regular eye care?