Posts Tagged ‘listening’

Helping Seniors Feel Understood

older monkey putting hand on younger monkey's shoulder

People want to be heard and understood. Period. It sounds simple, but so many people don’t realize just how vital this basic need is at all ages. We all need to feel like someone is listening and gets it. And seniors are no different. Seniors have their unique needs and often need assistance, and as…

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What To Do When A Parent Wants To Go Home

Skilled nursing facilities can be a great resource for ageing parents. But parents don’t always feel that way. Elmwood Hills Healthcare Center’s exceptional services not withstanding. One of the common issues children deal with is what to do when a parent wants to go home. This can be quite frustrating for a child who put in so…

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3 Suggestions For A Better Conversation

“A conversation is a dialogue, not a monologue. That’s why there are so few good conversations: due to scarcity, two intelligent talkers seldom meet.” – Truman Capote After reading our recent post on National Skilled Nursing Care Week (NSNCW) at Elmwood Hills Healthcare Center, you may be wondering how to have better conversations. In this…

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National Skilled Nursing Care Week At Elmwood Hills Healthcare Center!

“Your life story is a gift, and it should be treated as such.” – Emily V. Gordon. Elmwood Hills Healthcare Center is proud to announce this year’s National Skilled Nursing Care Week (NSNCW)! What is National Skilled Nursing Care Week? National Skilled Nursing Care Week dates back to 1967, when the American Health Care Association…

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