Tip 72. If your loved one is interested, bring in a book they would like and read to them from it when you visit. In fact, leave a note, and ask everyone who visits to read from the book. It will give people something to do and a way to interact with the patient, and may cause the visitor to stay a little longer.
The tips posted this week are from the Hospitals: Visits chapter of 365 Caregiving Tips: Hospitals, Care Facilities and Hospice, Practical Tips from Everyday Caregivers.