Choosing a long-term care facility for yourself or a loved one is an important decision that is often met with apprehension. However, there are a few things you can do to help make the process easier.
Many people believe that once their loved one enters a nursing home or assisted living facility, they lose their rights or those rights are altered in some manner – however, this is not true.
Representatives from the Rhode Island State Long Term Care Ombudsman Program, Board of Elections, and Disability Rights RI present a live online training session about voting for residents in facilities.
About 50% of nursing home residents receive no visits from family or friends. They are alone and isolated while many children have no living grandparents. These youngsters are missing a precious experience which is where the Building Bridges program comes