COVID-19 Tested/Client Approved Ensuring your safety in a time of crisis

Care Connections At Home, a Sarasota-based private duty skilled nursing agency recently cared for an elderly client residing in a local rehab center while she recovered from surgery. The facility was known to have residents who had tested positive for COVID-19. Our client did not exhibit symptoms of COVID-19 (fever, cough, runny nose, etc). There … Read more

Aging Parents in Crisis: What Can Be Done from Afar

A call came recently while I was out of the country on vacation. I barely got cell reception, so my phone’s ringing caught me by surprise… It was my mom in Pennsylvania. She tells me that she has some difficult news, that my father’s been admitted to the hospital with serious delusions and she’s concerned … Read more

Dementia and Music: A Language of Compassion

“Music heals the wounds that medicine cannot touch.” – Debasish Mridha Walking into the nursing home, my husband and I go mostly unnoticed. Feet shuffle by us without pause and faces are frozen in their expression. We feel like we’ve encountered an invisible wall standing between us and the facility’s residents. Even our smiles and … Read more

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