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About Diane Lansing

Diane Lansing, RN, enjoys working part-time as a corporate wellness nurse. She has over 25 years of experience in geriatric nursing, and her passion is working with residents of memory care units. She loves volunteering at nursing homes and blogs about her experiences at NursingHomeVolunteer.com.
Latest Posts | By Diane Lansing
4 Ways to Communicate Effectively with the Nursing Home
2 years ago

4 Ways to Communicate Effectively with the Nursing Home

I suspect nearly all of you have friends or relatives living in nursing homes or other long-term care facilities.

We all know that society tends to hold negative perceptions about nursing homes. They’re sometimes seen as places we should avoid and mistrust. Sadly, in some instances, they deserve this reputation. Read More

6 Ways to Protect Your Precious Eyes as You Age
2 years ago

6 Ways to Protect Your Precious Eyes as You Age

As Audrey Hepburn once said, “The beauty of a woman must be seen from in her eyes, because that is the doorway to her heart, the place where love resides.” Our eyes and the vision that comes with them are a precious gift. We want to enjoy that gift for as many years as possible. Read More

Even Caregivers Need Help! Here’s How to Care for the Caregiver Next Door
2 years ago

Even Caregivers Need Help! Here’s How to Care for the Caregiver Next Door

I must begin this article with a confession. There was a time when a middle-aged couple lived kitty-corner across the street from our house. We didn’t know them well. Our interaction was limited to a wave when we saw each other across the street. Read More

7 Ways to Take Care of Your Feet After 60 
2 years ago

7 Ways to Take Care of Your Feet After 60 

Did you know that by the time we reach age 50 the average person has taken enough steps to equal walking around the entire world three times? Read More