Hearing Aids Help Balance, Prevent Falls for Some Elders
Pain: How Is It Perceived by People with Dementia?

Was Placing Your Parent in a Nursing Home a Mistake?

Stress_man_hand_238162...Caregiver guilt is human, and for most caregivers, the guilt is largely unearned. Of course, we don't always make the right call regarding every circumstance. But we do our best. I'd hazard a guess that the most painful decision for most of us to make is whether or not it's in our loved one's best interests to place him or her in a nursing home. If it is also in our best interest, then the guilt looms even larger.

Read more on Agingcare on the topic of regretting placing you loved one in a nursing home:

Find local resources for walk-in tubs:

Support a caregiver or jump start discussion in support groups with real stories - for bulk orders e-mail Carol: 


Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

The comments to this entry are closed.