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“Don’t Call Me Hun!” Mom’s Lonely Battle to Improve Caregiver Etiquette Finally Justified by NY Times Writer

Yesterday, a 19-year old CNA who just started training in my mother’s assisted living residence was dropping a “Hun” with every breath, as she flitted around the room straightening up and trying to get Mom to swallow her meds.  Being a bit overwhelmed and pressed for … Continue reading

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Insider Tips on Choosing Residential Elder Care

Here’s some advice, some of it straight from my (still very verbal) 74-yr. old mother, currently living in memory care, as to what to look out for when choosing a place to live.  Plenty of these guidelines also apply to those looking for … Continue reading

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