Monthly Archives: September 2014

The Bully


There comes a time in most Nursing Home situations, when a room must be shared. For some people it is an opportunity to meet a new friend and have some company.  The later times of life are often the lonely times, as … Continue reading

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Read Aloud


One of the most pleasant experiences at the Nursing home is the Read Aloud. The blessing of writers of Short Stories and Novels read aloud to a group at the nursing home can not be overstated. Fun and laughter abounds. … Continue reading

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Know the Names, Phone Numbers, and Addresses


Of every professional,  or care giver involved with your Love One. Do not complicate this simple instruction.  On a card that can be kept as available as your Driver’s License, or your Insurance Card, have the names and numbers at … Continue reading

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What is REALLY going on?


Days became weeks became months.  Five days a week, a Dearheart would say to the Physical Therapist, “Oh not today dear.  I just can’t do it., maybe tomorrow”. It was as if the patient wanted to stay in the nursing … Continue reading

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