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March 25, 2019

Why Do We Attend Support Groups?

Especially after having gone through a life-threatening illness? Do we want reminders of what may have been a difficult time for us? Apparently, we do. Wendy Griffith, LCSW, a senior social work counselor at The University […]
March 22, 2019

How to Have a Healthy Heart – The AHA’s “Simple 7”

Want to reduce your risk of death from cardiovascular diseases and stoke? A few years ago, the American Heart Association (AHA) launched a program known as “Life’s Simple 7.” Their goal is to improve the cardiovascular […]
March 19, 2019

Coping with Interpersonal Stress

“Stress Kills” was the bumper sticker from the 80s! And it is true. Some research puts it up there with smoking as a major cause of chronic and fatal diseases. While our ancestors had lions, tigers […]
March 15, 2019

Provide Peace of Mind, not Tough Choices

As I walked into the ICU room, I noticed a terminally ill patient who was receiving every life sustaining medical intervention available. Tubes and monitors were everywhere, small electrodes were taped to the patients chest, and […]
March 14, 2019

My Mother’s Answering Machine Therapy

Older adults communicate in their own unique ways. It is important to really listen, so as to hear the feelings behind the words.
March 13, 2019

Unconditional Love and Companionship

February 27, 2019

This Tingle Sensation May Help Alleviate Stress for Caregivers

When’s the last time you got a haircut? Did you get tingles from the sounds of the scissors cutting your hair? If so, then you’ve probably experienced some form of ASMR. ASMR is known as Autonomy […]
February 25, 2019

Establishing A Positive Relationship

You’ve made the decision to let an aide come into your home to assist. That was hard enough. Now you re getting apprehensive about what to expect when the aide arrives for work. If you don’t […]
February 20, 2019

Love Is In The Details

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