Grieving

6 ways to improve dealing with death in LTC

6 ways to improve dealing with death in LTC

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How someone dies is a very important part of the culture of the long-term care organization. Odds are your community can improve its culture in this area.

Grief could weaken seniors'  immune systems, study finds

Grief could weaken seniors' immune systems, study finds

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The elderly are more likely than younger people to have compromised immunity and experience infections while grieving, according to a British study.

Double grief

Double grief

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The general public could never understand the emotional bonding that we have with our residents. Granted, not every resident pulls at our heartstrings. I enjoy watching how one particular resident will connect with a specific employee. For example, I might find a resident "challenging" while my co-worker will find her endearing.