News from The Neighbors at Dunn County
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Moving to senior care isn’t as easy as we would like to think. As your loved one is transitioning to a nursing home, your involvement is important to make sure they adjust to their new home. Here are some suggestions that can help the move go well. Planning the Move […]
It’s an exciting time to be a part of the evolution of healthcare in our country. While it’s anyone’s guess as to what will happen in healthcare reform in the upcoming years, the signs are clear about the direction in which we’re moving: patient-centered care, more sophisticated and better-informed healthcare […]
It doesn’t take a scientist to know that pets make humans feel good; anyone who’s ever stroked a dog’s fur or felt a cat’s thrumming purr knows this. Science can, however, tell us how and why pets can be therapeutic. Just 15 minutes bonding with an animal sets off a […]
Caregivers often feel an emotional mix of relief and guilt, reassurance and anxiety When the phone call finally came, I gasped in shock. It was a social worker from the nursing home where my mother had been on a waiting list for admission for a year and a half. The […]