Author: 3rdave

Are we seeing the disability or the potential? Would you believe that residents with diseases such as Alzheimer’s, stroke, Parkinson’s, MS, or vision impairment are preparing meals and feed the homeless throughout California? Having been a nursing home administrator for almost 20 years, I have seen firsthand the depression and apathy so prevalent in our […]

More than 1,000 residents in 60 facilities operated by Rockport Healthcare Services are currently participating in the “Heart to Serve” program. The work helps them discover that they remain a valued part of society, and can contribute to a cause. Instead of always being on the receiving end, the activity allows residents to give and […]