ElderCarelink Blog

Creating a meaningful nursing home visit

by Kathryn Kilpatrick, M.A. CCC/SLP
May 23rd, 2011 at 10:44 am

Visiting a loved one in a nursing home can mean a lot. How often have you heard a friend or family member express concern about going alone? When older adults have problems with hearing, vision, speech or memory, there may even be more of a reluctance to visit. The Ideas Institute created an informative booklet–”IDEAS for A Better Visit”–to help people have a more enjoyable visit with a friend or family member who is living in a long-term care facility.

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