Nursing Home Care Meetings: What Families Need To Know

If you have a loved one in a nursing home, you have probably experienced the quarterly care management meetings.  These meetings are designed to provide an update on your loved one.  Usually, the social worker, nurse, activities director and possibly the nutritionist attend to give the update. When I first started to attend as a…

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The Final Chapter: Hospice

The final journey begins the day you realize your loved has taken a turn for the worse and is declining.  You find yourself calling the doctor more frequently reporting health status changes.  The doctor and staff agree there are changes.  You wonder if the decline is going to continue or if there will be a…

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