Skilled Nursing Home Celebration Week May 13-19 2018

Skilled Nursing Week is this entire week. May 13-19, 2018 is designated as National Skilled Nursing Home Week. It was formerly known as National Nursing Home Week. This years 2018 theme is “Celebrating Life’s Stories”. This acknowledgement and praise for our nursing fraternity was established by the American Health Care Association (AHCA) in 1967 and always begins…

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Mourning Before Death: The Anguish Families Go Through

Mourning before death is an anguish many families experience. This pileup of complex emotions is known as “anticipatory loss.” “The deterioration of function, disability, and suffering have their own grieving processes, but helping families deal with that isn’t built into the health care system. The anguish accompanying aging isn’t openly discussed. Instead, these emotions are typically…

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