Dementia, Nursing Homes, Guilt Trips, and the Promise

Elaine M. Eshbaugh, PhD,

“I can’t tell you how many people approach me to discuss the guilt they feel after their loved one with dementia moves to a nursing home. Some of that guilt is self-inflicted…but much of it is a result of the way we as a society talk about nursing homes.”

“But know this: A nursing home is often the best option that we have under not the best circumstances….”

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