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When your loved one can no longer care for herself, it's time to find help. But what kind of care environment is best? more

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Absolutely no place is perfect, there are just levels of imperfection. We are all human and all make mistakes, after all. more

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It has been said that grief is like a wave that you don’t see coming; one that drenches you from behind and threatens to pull you under. I was nearly pulled under when I was riding up on the elevator for my weekly visit with Dad. more

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In most cases, when we think of care facilities, we imagine the building and maybe the layout and people we might encounter there. more

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“Use your nose.” That used to be standard advice given to people searching for prospective nursing homes for themselves or their loved ones. more

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I hadn’t seen Vera for years.  Now I see her just about every time Carolyn and I drive back to see Carolyn’s mother, Beth. I hadn’t seen Vera for years. Now I see her just about every time Carolyn and I drive back to see Carolyn’s mother, Beth. more

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Virtually no one wants to either live in a nursing home or place a loved one in such a facility. more

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Of course, there’s nothing remotely funny about the disease itself. There are, however, funny situations that will occur. more

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Mom sat in her battered recliner.   Her hands gripped the sides of her head, and tears flowed steadily downward as another TIA (Transient Ischemic Attack) rocked her. more

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Use the following checklist to assist you in assessing nursing home options for a loved one. more

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The term “nursing home” has become generic over the years, and it is used to define all facilities from a rest home to an acute care hospital. more

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What's it really like living in a Nursing Home. A caregiver shares what she learned from a resident. more

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