The staff at Oaks of Bensalem had the opportunity to experience dementia first-hand by taking part in a training program called Virtual Dementia. The aim of the program is to simulate what dementia sufferers go through on a daily basis so caretakers can better empathize with and help them. Take a look!
Moving to Assisted Living Part 3 Twenty five years ago, my mother visited her mother in a skilled nursing facility and came back very depressed. At dinner that night she said; “Promise me that you will never put in in one of “those” facilities…. no matter what! I don’t want to die in […]
Traditionally, in the past, having our loved ones in a “Home” was a last ditch resort. After agonizing hours, days, even months of deliberating and battling with guilt we still did not want to “abandon” our loved ones. A “Home” had the feeling of a hospital, with restrictions, rigid schedules,no sense of warmth or caring and […]
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What is person-centered care? Person-centered care is a revolutionary approach to long-term care in assisted living that is being introduced to elder/senior care communities across the nation. It emphasizes decision making involving the resident (senior) and those that work closely with them. This process empowers the care partners, who are involved in the daily care, […]