The National Church Residences Campaign

Excellence That Transforms Lives

Welcome

National Church Residences is committed to excellence that transforms the lives of the people it serves. The not-for-profit organization is an innovative leader in integrating housing, health care and supportive services, serving seniors of all income levels and families. With 330 communities in 28 states and Puerto Rico, National Church Residences is the nation’s largest not-for-profit provider of affordable senior housing. It also operates full-service retirement communities in Ohio and Florida, as well as supportive housing for the formerly homeIess and disabled in Ohio and Georgia. The National Church Residences model of person-centered care includes adult day health, assisted living, senior housing, skilled nursing homes, rehabilitation center, outpatient therapy, home health care and hospice. For more information, visit www.nationalchurchresidences.org.

Tests and Treatments

Choosing Wisely helps doctors and patients together avoid needless and even harmful procedures.

Each PDF file may be read here, printed or downloaded to the user’s own device.

Bone-Density Tests (AAFP)

Cancer Tests and Treatments (ASCO)

Care at the End of Life for Advanced Cancer Patients (ASCO)

Colonoscopy (AGA)

Dental Fillings that Contain Mercury (ACMT, AACT)

EKGs and Exercise Stress Tests (AAFP)

Health Checkups (SGIM)

Kidney Disease (ASN)

Medical Tests Before Eye Surgery (AAO)

Medical Tests Before Surgery

Screening Tests: When You Need Them, When You Don’t

Treating Sleep Problems (APA)

Urinary Tract Infections in Older People (AGS, AMDA)

 

Antibiotics and Prescription Drugs

Choosing Wisely helps doctors and patients together avoid needless and even harmful procedures.

Each PDF file may be read here, printed or downloaded to the user’s own device.

Antibiotics for Urinary Tract Infections in Older People (AGS)

Antibiotics For Your Skin (AAD)

Antibiotics: When You Need Them and When You Don’t

Cholesterol Drugs for People Over 75 (AMDA)

Drugs for Rheumatoid Arthritis (ACR)

Sleeping Pills for Insomnia and Anxiety in Older People (AGS)

 

Home and Hospital Care

Choosing Wisely helps doctors and patients together avoid needless and even harmful procedures.

Each PDF file may be read here, printed or downloaded to the user’s own device.

Advice for Caregivers: Treatments and Tests for Seniors

Home Oxygen After a Hospital Stay (CHEST/ATS)

Palliative Care (AAHPM)

Preventing Infections in the Hospital (SHM)

Unnecessary Treatments in the Emergency Room (ACEP)

When to Say ‘Whoa!’ to Doctors