For many, the New Year means a time to set goals, make promises, and forge a plan for the year ahead. But while many are making resolutions to change their lives for the better, others have change come their way whether they are ready for it or not.
No matter our age, we as humans all love to create routines. They are the things we like to do daily, monthly, or yearly – whether it be eating breakfast, playing a round of golf with friends, or traveling south for a mid-winter vacation.
There’s no place like home. That’s true. But often, before going home after being discharged from a hospital, it might make sense to spend time a number of days or weeks recuperating at a rehabilitation facility.
No matter the age, no matter the ailment, we all possess a sense of personal pride. Yes, we may be feeling a little weak, or lack some mobility, but we still want to look our best. It’s true, if you look better, you feel better too.
We’ve talked a lot about how a caregiver or travel nurse can help an aging parent or someone recovering from a serious illness. We’re often asked, “But how do you get to the point where a client has such implicit trust? How and when does that start?”