Caring for A.J.

Andrew Joseph Bay age 2 1/2 was recently diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL).   He is currently undergoing aggressive therapy. He receives chemo every week and is taking four medications daily and five on the weekends. His treatment will continue over the next three years. Each day is so hard on him. He cannot goContinue reading “Caring for A.J.”

Life sometimes takes turns

In the past few months In April after a long discussion with my Neurosurgeon and husband I decided to go ahead with the surgery to remove the Arachnoid cysts which were growing in size and put more pressure on my spinal cord.  The two known cysts had formed in the Arachnoid space in my thoracicContinue reading “Life sometimes takes turns”

Resident Rights in Long-Term Care

Resident Rights Long Term Care Facility/Nursing Home patients/residents have rights. These rights have certain protections under the law. The long term care facility must list and give all new residents a copy of these rights upon admission. These rights should also be addressed with the patient(s) at least annually. Resident(s) rights usually include: Respect: A patient/residentContinue reading “Resident Rights in Long-Term Care”