By Nancy Valko I have had many relatives and friends who lived in nursing homes and, especially as a nurse, I am always saddened by how few of the other residents had any visitors, even family members. I have even heard relatives say they would just prefer to remember their relative “the way they were.” …Continue reading "3 Tips for Safeguarding Your Loved One in a Nursing Home"
News report highlights urgent need for proper care, funding to protect vulnerable citizens MINNEAPOLIS — The state’s largest pro-life organization is calling on public officials to take immediate action to stem the abuse crisis raging at care facilities. Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL) urges Gov. Mark Dayton, state lawmakers, the Minnesota Department of Health, …Continue reading "MCCL calls for immediate measures to address care crisis at facilities for elderly, disabled"
By Wesley J. Smith Article 18 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights states: Everyone has the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion; this right includes freedom to change his religion or belief, and freedom, either alone or in community with others and in public or private, to manifest his religion or belief …Continue reading "Catholic Nursing Home Successfully Sued for Refusing Euthanasia"
By Wesley J. Smith This is how far the culture of death has come. I reported earlier about the controversy in Canada in which a family wants a nursing home to stop spoon feeding their mother because she would not want to be kept alive with Alzheimer’s. But no one has the right to be …Continue reading "Nursing Home Won’t Starve Mother–Family Sues"