Freedom means a lot of different things to people. I often feel it just means getting out of typical routines and spreading out in more of a creative sense while also getting back to functional care and therapy roots.
Over a decade ago, a healthcare administrator named Carolin Duncan spent two months undergoing training far from home. It occurred to her during that time that she was feeling many of the same things seniors feel when residing in a skilled nursing facility. She had feelings, she wrote, of loneliness, helplessness and boredom.