• Life Transitions

    Posted on March 10th, 2009

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    Experience the Transition to a Retirement Community

    Experience the Transition to a Retirement Community

    The transition to a retirement community, like an assisted living or possibly a nursing home, is a challenge that so many families and individuals face. Families may come to the decision that a move is the best option for many reasons. Coming to that decision can be one of the most difficult pieces. Another difficult […]

  • Supporting Clients

    Posted on January 18th, 2009

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    Will all the real nursing home social workers please stand up?

    Will all the real nursing home social workers please stand up?

    As a social worker who works with the aging population, I can say with confidence nursing homes are frequently on the tongues of my clients. Nursing homes are never a place someone wants to be, but nonetheless, it is a place many older adults find themselves during the last years of their long lives. There […]

  • Supporting Clients

    Posted on December 22nd, 2008

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    The Definition of Geriatric Social Work

    The Definition of Geriatric Social Work

    What is Geriatric Social Work? Not only is it important to understand what it is but where it is and how it is needed. Although what each Geriatric Social Worker does is very unique, there is one unifying factor. Each Geriatric Social Worker’s focus is on the bio-psychosocial well being of the older adult. This […]

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