I recently spent several days in the hospital. Since it has been over 40 years since I was last hospitalized, it...
How can you make someone’s hospital stay more pleasant? Ted Baxter was 41 years old when he suffered a massive...
Guest Author | 1 min read
Submitted by: Lisa Barker The following story is from Lisa, who offers advice from her own experience of a...
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Following are suggestions to guide you in visiting those who are ill. Since circumstances vary, some of the suggestions may not apply in a given situation. These may also apply to visiting someone in a nursing home.
Karen Mulder | 3 min read
Sometimes I whisper, “Forgive me mom. I didn’t know.” My lovely mother died eight years ago, and when she was in a nursing home for six years, I certainly made some careless caregiving mistakes.
For example, when my mom was recovering from pneumonia and was bed-ridden, many grandchildren and relatives visited her. That was wonderful, but I was so happy to see some of these individuals that what was supposed to be a visit with my mother became a social occasion.
Karen Mulder | 1 min read
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