Thanking Our Nurses During National Nurses Week May 6-12
National Nurses Week is held every year beginning on May 6, with National RN Recognition Day and ending on May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale, who founded nursing as a modern profession. Growing from 11,892 nurses in 1900 to more than 3.4 million, they deserve special recognition for their dedication during this Nurses Week.
Carol Harber | posted May 09, 2016
Love Is in the Air 2016
We share many holidays and life celebrations with our LivingCenter residents, but Valentine's Day is especially sweet for us because we have the joy and privilege of caring for many resident couples. This Valentine’s Day we feature eight GLC couples who share their stories of devotion, happenstance and ageless love.
Golden LivingCenters | posted February 12, 2016
Celebrating Our Nurses This Week
In recognition of National Nurses Week, we say thank you to some of the most instrumental people at Golden Living and want to share several of our nurses’ stories as they embody "A Work of Heart."
Golden LivingCenters | posted May 06, 2015
LOVE Is in the Air
This year, Golden Living celebrates the love shared in our LivingCenters across the country. Many couples continue their journey together in one of our LivingCenters, and some couples meet and fall in love after they become a resident. Here are a few of their stories…
Golden LivingCenters | posted February 10, 2015
Tips for Talking to Parents about Long Term Care
Parents want to be larger than life and in control – even when their bodies start to betray them. It’s human nature, and rarely does one want to admit they need help caring for themselves. But it happens to us all… eventually. Here are some tips to broaching and continuing that tough conversation with mom and dad.
Golden LivingCenters | posted November 15, 2014
The Power of the Human Touch with an Alzheimer’s Patient
When a loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, it can be frightening for both the patient and their loved ones. As the disease progresses, it steals a little bit more of a loved one’s personality, their memory and their ability to function as they did before the disease hit them. This article offers some tips for loved ones.
Golden LivingCenters | posted September 22, 2014
Dealing with Compassion Fatigue
While the old adage “it’s better to give than receive” often keeps caregivers going, eventually a caregiver can find themselves trying to give out of an empty cup. If you are caring for a loved one for an extended period of time, the love you feel for this person can turn into resentment over losing a part of your own life in the process.
Golden LivingCenters | posted September 11, 2014
Celebrating a Great Teacher in Amory
Sara Beth Pearson accepted the AHCA Mississippi Group Volunteer of the Year Award this week at a luncheon held in Jackson, Miss. on behalf of her program and her students for the work they do with the Golden LivingCenter - Amory.
Golden LivingCenters | posted August 22, 2014
To Be or Not to Be: On Vitamins?
Data is overwhelming that a healthy diet rich in fruits and vegetables is associated with increased longevity and improved quality of life. However, this does not translate into the concept that taking vitamin supplements confers the same benefits as eating healthy foods. Al Barber discusses the pros and cons of adding vitamin supplements in this article.
Albert Barber | posted July 11, 2014
Golden Living Celebrates Heroes Who Continue to Serve
The Golden LivingCenter - Independence has a significant number of residents and rehabilitation patients who have served in one of the armed forces. And even though their military service may have ended, often these veteran residents and patients continue to volunteer and serve. Read their stories in this article.
Golden LivingCenters | posted May 23, 2014