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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 discovers empty wrappers for missing snacks on her roommate’s side of their shared space.
Fresh air is good for the lungs and going out can do the soul a world of good, resident blogger Kathleen Mears writes.
Blogger Kathleen Mears writes legislators about how the proposed healthcare legislation would affect her and fellow nursing home residents.
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.