“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”
– Wayne Dyer
We have a saying in my family when we just know a situation is building to a blow-out of some sort… when it
Nursing Homes Seem to Have: Both good and bad aides, Caring and not caring nurses, Helpful and uninterested therapists and Responsive and non-responsive management.
I know sharing information and exchanging ideas can help people change their lives – that is the purpose of the Nursing Home Diaries. A website for … Read the rest
Residential Assisted Living Academy Published on Apr 17, 2018
Before you begin choosing an assisted living home, perhaps for a parent or grandparent, there’s some key points you need to know! First is price. The second key point is location. Finally, what’s the home like? Those are just the basics … Read the rest
Jewish Home residents talk about their interactions with poetry—how it inspires them and sparks their creativity even when encountered later in life—and read original works.
RESEDA, Calif., April 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — National Poetry Month has become the largest literary celebration in the world with schools, libraries, readers, poets, … Read the rest
Older adults need to eat more protein-rich foods when losing weight, dealing with a chronic or acute illness, or facing a hospitalization, according to a growing consensus among scientists.
During these stressful periods, aging bodies process protein less efficiently and need more … Read the rest
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DENVER – Pauline Jeffery had let things slide since her husband died. Her bedroom was a mess. Her bathroom was disorganized. She often tripped over rugs in her living and dining room.
“I was depressed and doing nothing but feeling sorry for … Read the rest
When Martha Powers and Larry Gomberg heard the news about Hurricane Florence bringing horrific winds and catastrophic flooding to Wilmington, N.C., they grimaced.
Then, they felt relieved.
“What if we had decided to build our retirement home there?” they said to each other … Read the rest
For years, Dr. Linda Fried offered older patients who complained of being lonely what seemed to be sensible guidance. “Go out and find something that matters to you,” she would say.
But her well-meant advice didn’t work most of the time. What patients … Read the rest
Published on Jan 22, 2018 – As the global population ages, dealing with elderly depression, loneliness and quality of life has become one of the most pressing challenges of modern society. The UN expects the number of people aged over 60 to double by 2050. Many of them will live … Read the rest