We all face trials

  Being brave means falling down sometimes but getting right back up and trying again. It is not always easy to keep pushing, but it is necessary. When we face challenges, and we keep going even if it is in small increments, we eventually overcome the situation. Now, not every situation is ideal nor doContinue reading “We all face trials”

Getting back to “normal”

Having the ability to cook without worrying about falling has helped me feel more confident. Using my LifeGlider has given me the use of my hands while having better balance. I have always enjoyed cooking for my family, but when I lost proprioception and balance it was almost impossible to stand and cook using aContinue reading “Getting back to “normal””

Residents have the right to be free from restraints

Many of us have heard stories of residents in a LTC (Long-term Care) or Assisted Living being restrained. What does that really mean? And if restraints are used are the residents’ rights being violated? Per California regulations a resident has the right to be free from physical and chemical restraint. The patient has the right toContinue reading “Residents have the right to be free from restraints”