Nursing Home Concerns

nursing home concerns

The Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program is available to help you when you feel there may be problems at your loved-ones nursing home.

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Deficient Nursing Homes

In early 2019, two senators urged the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to release a  nursing homes list of deficient nursing homes which qualify for special scrutiny from government inspectors

In early 2019, two senators urged the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to release a  nursing homes list of deficient nursing homes which qualify for special scrutiny from government inspectors.

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Washing Sheets

Washing Sheets

Caregivers face laundry tasks that sometimes seems impossible. And those laundry tasks keep coming every day. Here is some help.

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Caregiving Interruptions

Caregiving Interruptions

Easy to get distracted when your trying to accomplish several different things at once. Caregiving can easily do that to you. Here’s a few suggestions to help you along.

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Caregiving Help

caregiving help

Caregiving can be a real struggle at times. With family disagreements, repeated doctor visits and the constant declining health of your love one. This article has some suggestions that can help.

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About Family Caregiving

Man In Deep Thought

I always knew this would happen, but I didn’t want to think about it. Now, the day of decision is upon us and everyone is looking at me. I don’t have a magic answer.

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Home Care Nurses | Caring in Action

home care nurses

What Would We do Without Good Home Care Nurses!   As caregivers for elderly parents at home, we depended on nurses for information, advice, reminders, and empathy every day. By phone or in person, whether they were there for minutes or hours, weeks or years,….

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Caregiving Basics Videos

Caregiving Basics, senior citizen's center

A series of videos about Caregiving Basics from the Home Alone Alliance, a national consortium working with the AARP Public Policy Institute, that you really should make time to watch.

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Live-in Caregiver

live-in caregiver reflects

Reflections of A Live-in Caregiver — There’s good and bad associated with being a caregiver. It can be a ruff job but it can also be rewarding. This article is a reflection of my years as a caregiver.

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Doing Too Much for the Patient

doing too much for seniors

Sometimes we can try too hard to be a good caregiver. But it is possible to do too much for your patient. And in doing so, you may be causing more harm than good. This article discusses the benefits or encouraging your patient to try.

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