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Kathleen Mears is a long-time blogger who has been a nursing home resident for 21 years. She is...
Traveling from Point A to B is not as easy as getting in the car and going for blogger Kathleen Mears, who recently had a particularly harrowing drive.
Bathroom access is restricted for blogger Kathleen Mears, as her shared facility is the only one she can use because of mobility issues. That can result in an uncomfortable situation.
Social media is a popular method of communication, but what happens when staff and residents use it to share about long term care? Resident blogger Kathleen Mears shares her observations and opinions.
Comfort foods bring joyful memories and joy to our stomachs. Resident blogger Kathleen Mears longs for sandwiches on toast, a simple luxury that is difficult at best for her to get in long-term care.
Accumulating stuff is easy to do no matter the space, but decluttering is trickier for blogger Kathleen Mears as she needs help to sort through things. She thinks other residents could benefit from a good cleaning, too.
Resident blogger Kathleen Mears shares how she has adjusted her expectations and outlook as an incomplete quadriplegic.
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.
Putting your best foot forward can be a challenge with stiff foot and leg muscles, blogger Kathleen Mears explains.
Over-the-counter pain relievers help resident blogger Kathleen Mears manager her pain.
Resident blogger Kathleen Mears discovers empty wrappers for missing snacks on her roommate’s side of their shared space.