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Kathleen Mears is a long-time blogger who has been a nursing home resident for 21 years. She is...
Resident blogger Kathleen Mears watches as one resident transforms after she gets a fork in her hand and starts feeding herself.
After some missteps, the nurse manager told resident blogger Kathleen Mears she can once again stand to transfer.
Resident blogger Kathleen Mears shares how having her antidepressant adjusted has impacted her quality of life for the worse.
Resident blogger Kathleen Mears reflects on nearly 18 years of friendship with a fellow resident.
Having someone help you eat is one thing but having a separate feeding room makes resident blogger Kathleen Mears anxious.
Hoyer lifts may help staff feel more secure about resident transfers, but blogger Kathleen Mears feels more uncomfortable and less independent when she can’t stand on her own two feet.
Lighting can have a big impact on a resident’s day-to-day routine, comforts and well-being, resident blogger Kathleen Mears explains.
Roommates can make for awkward and uncomfortable quarters as resident blogger Kathleen Mears is experiencing.
Resident blogger Kathleen Mears speaks about what it’s like to get laryngitis and why it’s especially scary and difficult as a quadriplegic.
Resident blogger Kathleen Mears knows aides must share information to provide the best possible care. She wonders if sometimes they ask for, or share, too much private information in a public setting.