When you live in a nursing home you have rights.

Imagine what it feels like to be in a situation where you have no control over what, when and how you get to do things. When I think of losing freedom I think of prison. But more commonly for most of us this happens if you are hospitalized—or if you find yourself in a nursing home.

When we fail to Communicate

A recent article in ScienceDaily got me thinking about parent/adult child conversations. According to the article adult children often see their parents as stubborn. The writers go on to suggest that interventions can be developed to ease these interactions and improve communication.