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Nursing: Long hours, risk of assault and injury, but plenty of...

It’s National Nurses Week, and I can’t think of any profession more than nursing that has had more of a positive impact on my...

Nursing assistant a job from hell: Nursing home horror stories explained,...

While nursing homes bankrupt families and drain state and federal Medicaid/Medicare coffers, they pay the people directly caring for your loved ones barely more...

Upon death, ’91 note found: ‘I might have to live in...

  It has been three weeks now since dad has passed. Mostly, I’m experiencing feelings of relief. But also, lots of affirmation and vindication. Although I hate...

Praise God: Finally Reunited With Dad Today After 108 Days Apart

Praise God. I was reunited with my dad today after 108 days. This photo is in the chapel of his new nursing home. He was...

Sex in a Nursing Home? A Dementia Care Unit? ALF?

Nobody thinks about it until it happens: sex in a nursing home!  But it's not just nursing homes; it could be any long-term residential...

How To Avoid Living In a Nursing Home

Everyone wants to avoid living in a nursing home. It’s the secret fear of almost everyone that ever given thought to aging. But statistically, 1...

FAMILY CAREGIVER AND POA

by KATRINA GILBERT HI, MY NAME IS KATRINA GILBERT. I AM THE POA OF MY 84 YEAR OLD GRANDMOTHER. THIS PAST YEAR HER HEALTH HAS CHANGE QUICKLY...

Feeling Caregiver Guilt Over Long Term Care Placement? This Will Help

Tony of Toronto, Canada share his caregiver guilt over the decision for long term care placement. Tony shares: My mom has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's about...

How to Stop the Internal Struggle of Deciding Nursing Home Placement...

by Mary Blake (Harrisburg, Pa) Considering home care vs. nursing home, hoping to see helpful posts. Thanks Mary for this great question, I am going to get the...