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Kathleen Mears Commentary

Kathleen Mears

@KathleenLMears1

www.ltlmagazine.com/blog/kathleen-mears

Kathleen Mears is a long-time blogger who has been a nursing home resident for 21 years. She is...

Learning to cope

August 14, 2017  |  Kathleen Mears

Resident blogger Kathleen Mears shares how she has adjusted her expectations and outlook as an incomplete quadriplegic. 

Clear skin is in

August 7, 2017  |  Kathleen Mears

Controlling breakouts is a trying ordeal to begin with but is more difficult for blogger Kathleen Mears because of nursing home restrictions on what she can put on her face. 

A step forward

July 31, 2017  |  Kathleen Mears

Putting your best foot forward can be a challenge with stiff foot and leg muscles, blogger Kathleen Mears explains.

A winning combination

July 24, 2017  |  Kathleen Mears

Over-the-counter pain relievers help resident blogger Kathleen Mears manager her pain.

Secret hiding place

July 17, 2017  |  Kathleen Mears

Resident blogger Kathleen Mears discovers empty wrappers for missing snacks on her roommate’s side of their shared space. 

Altered space

July 10, 2017  |  Kathleen Mears

Fresh air is good for the lungs and going out can do the soul a world of good, resident blogger Kathleen Mears writes. 

An open letter to Congress

June 30, 2017  |  Kathleen Mears

Blogger Kathleen Mears writes legislators about how the proposed healthcare legislation would affect her and fellow nursing home residents.

An awakening

June 26, 2017  |  Kathleen Mears

Resident blogger Kathleen Mears watches as one resident transforms after she gets a fork in her hand and starts feeding herself.

Back on my feet

June 19, 2017  |  Kathleen Mears

After some missteps, the nurse manager told resident blogger Kathleen Mears she can once again stand to transfer. 

A change in dosage

June 12, 2017  |  Kathleen Mears

Resident blogger Kathleen Mears shares how having her antidepressant adjusted has impacted her quality of life for the worse.

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