letters | USE OF ANTIPSYCHOTIC DRUGS AT NURSING HOMES
Elder care can be amazing when it is lovingly delivered
As a librarian, she was happiest with books, magazines, and newspapers around her, long past the point where they were understood, writes Amy Gavalis about her mother, Jane Goedecke, who died in a nursing home in March. Simply holding them and puzzling over words gave her the most pleasure. On her last day, every staff member leaving the shift stopped by to tell her how much she was loved. Elder care can be amazing, and we were very fortunate.