Studies by the American Public Human Services Association found that nearly half a million people were victims of elder abuse in their homes.
Many nursing home residents have friends or family nearby who visit them. However, some occupants live in a state of social isolation.
Dementia strikes without regard for physical health or prior intelligence. This often creates fear and anxiety.
Caregivers and friends of those with dementia have a responsibility to educate themselves on this condition.
Darlene’s task was to act as a sort of health and safety enforcement for assisted living facilities, ensuring quality care for every resident. Darlene was employed in this position for nearly eight years, and developed a reputation for cultivating top-notch care practices.
The photos my brother inherited made the stories even more real. They revealed the history that built my grandfather. He had captured everything from fields of dead bodies to precious moments of his young grandchildren.
Fathers leave a legacy. Fathers instill within their child an immense sense of value and worth. And when their influence and presence is absent, the ripple effects are seismic.
Through the years, I have come to understand that Mother’s Day, oftentimes, encompasses a myriad of emotions. The dichotomy of immense joy coupled with unbelievable sadness and grief. It is a sacred space where mere words struggle to fill the void and can serve as a reminder of unfathomable anguish and represent immeasurable heartache. For …
An Intentional Application of the Fruits of the Spirit
Sadly, reverence for the elderly is sometimes in short supply in today’s youth-oriented culture. Because they may be slowing down and having more difficulty moving around, there is an assumption that what elderly people have to offer is also in short supply. On the contrary, they have the most to contribute.