Clients frequently tell us they trusted the nursing home or assisted living facility to take care of their loved one. We also hear clients say they assumed their regular visits to the nursing home or assisted living facility would encourage staff to provide better care for their family member. Well, that may be true but your presence … Read the rest
5 Myths You Should Know Before Choosing Elder Care
by: Phyllis Staff, Ph.D.
Myths associated with selecting quality nursing home care suggest quick and easy ways to identify quality care. In fact, relying on these myths can lead to disastrous results. I have identified a few of the most common myths in hopes of helping you avoid some of the … Read the rest
This is a new website to help people in nursing homes. I have recently gone thru a long and difficult struggle with my Mother that is currently in a nursing home. I have seen changes made by people exchanging information and offering support to one another via the internet. That is the purpose of this website. It is new, but … Read the rest
I did not know how much my mom had deteriorated until my dad went into the hospital. Mom had seemed forgetful for awhile, but when dad was suddenly hospitalized one evening I learned that Mom’s problem was more than just a little forgetfulness. I went down to stay with her and for the first week dad was … Read the rest