Tips and Tricks

  • Write lots of letters. You both will spend time rereading them when you miss each other.
  • Don’t stress out if they don’t call for a day or two, they are in circumstances that are not in their control and more than likely are just not able to.
  • Get to know other families you see at visit. They become your lifelines to information that you or your loved one may not have.
  • If the facility you’re at allows it, take pictures.