How to Handle Feelings of Guilt After an Aging Parent Moves into a Care Home

There can be a feeling of guilt associated with moving your loved ones into a care home. Often, they have never discussed or planned on their preference for end-of-life care, and as their caregiver, you are left to make this difficult decision for them. I’ve worked in long-term care for over ten years, and time […]

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Do you Have a Plan for Your Future Health Care Needs?

First published on Sixty and Me. Knowing how to recognize a good opportunity to start looking for long-term care options can be difficult. Whether we are looking for ourselves, a family member or a loved one, considering senior care can often signal an unwanted decline in our or their health. In many cases, admitting that […]

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Celebrating Residents Rights Month: Awareness of dignity, respect and the value of every Nursing Home Resident

Originally posted on The Upside to Aging:
? Quality of Care and Quality of Life for Every Resident Photo Credit: http://rosenspearslaw.com/resident-rights-month/ October is Resident’s Rights Month! Since 1981, Nursing homes across the country have dedicated a week in October to Resident Rights. The celebration was expanded to the whole month in 2011 by the National Consumer Voice.…

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