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Music & Memory: Treating Nursing Home Patients With Music

For so many people, the music we listen to from childhood to adulthood is not just something playing in the background, but the bonding of music and memories. Every song is a scribbled note in the margin of a diary and the music of our lives becomes a soundtrack to the emotional scrapbooks we keep in our heads. Some songs …

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This Borders On The Absurd

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed legislation Tuesday that mandates nursing home staff receive training on how to identify and respond to patients’ fear of retaliation. via http://www.tremontsheldon.com/news/detail/nursing-homes-in-connecticut-to-inspect-retaliation-policies-/ This is so ludicrous. Let me understand this. Those staff members who retaliate against residents are now going to receive training on how to respond to residents’ fear of retaliation. What’s next? A …