Today as I was contemplating a gift to give a friend in the hospital I reflected on my past experiences. There are a lot of factors involved in giving the perfect gift. We will explore these factors in this post and give gift suggestions so let's begin.
if we are not careful, the different generations can experience a disconnect from one each other. Consequences of this disconnect can lead to strained relationships, workplace conflict, and an overall void of multi generational collaboration.
Three caretakers, Tonacia Yvonne Tyson, Taneshia Deshawn Jordan, and Marilyn Latish McKey, were arrested in North Carolina and charged with assaulting individuals with disabilities. The women where employed at Danby House an assisted living
Music itself is so complex only humans can comprehend every aspect of it. Parrots and other birds can mimic tones and maintain a beat but they can’t transpose keys. Music also has a huge impact on our mood.
We don’t often like to even think about death, much less prepare for it. But, when our loved ones are approaching the end of life it becomes the forefront of our minds. I’m sure we all have heard that we need a will to prepare a Will but what else do we need to do?
Normal everyday objects can become death traps. Rugs, ottomans, cords, even small children can be trip hazards. Fix- Make sure objects are off the floor and paths are cleared to commonly visited areas. Rugs should be removed when possible. If not possible, they should be tapped around the edges to to floor to prevent tripping. Children should not run around when an elderly person is walking because they may bump into or hinder their steps.
End of life care or palliative care is given to patients that are terminally ill or chronically ill and are in the final stages of life. The care given to the patient focus heavily on quality of life as opposed to recovery.
What is personal care? Personal care generally covers all care related to hygiene and daily activities. The term can refer to other services provided. However, when used for home care we will refer to it as the hygiene and grooming portion of personal care.
Companion care is care provided primarily for emotional support and companionship. It can be conducted in the senior’s home, in a retirement home, or even in a hospital. However It is most generally offered to seniors who are healthy enough to live independently but for diverse reasons no one is able to provide intellectual and emotional support. Let’s look at some services this might entail.