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Holidays and Alzheimer's Families

Holidays and Alzheimer's Families

Preparation for the holidays can be stressful and tiring even under the best of circumstances.  For families and caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer’s, the holidays are...

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This Week

Practice Mindfulness

Fall is a time of year that I have always enjoyed.  In fact, I believe that I am one in millions of people who love this time of year that without fail, tends to pass ever too quickly.  You cannot go into any grocery store or coffee shop…

28 Oct 9:00 AM 0 Read More...

5 things to say when a loved one dies...

As sure as the sun rises in the east, people will say some really hurtful and down-right stupid things in the wake of your loss. Sometimes, even the people that you would least expect to have such lack of compassion are guilty: doctors, counselors, others who have been through…

16 Oct 9:00 AM 3 Read More...

The Holidays Are Coming!!!

The holidays are coming, the holidays are coming….

The leaves change, the smells change, the air changes and we roll out the welcome mat for fall to wrap around us like a warm quilt. Fall is a time to slow down, the word fall can barely be said without slowing…

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Communication and Alzheimer's

Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias gradually diminish a person’s ability to communicate. Eventually, he or she will have more difficulty expressing thoughts and emotions. Ultimately, the person will be unable to understand what is being communicated and lose the ability for verbal expression. Communication with a person with…

09 Oct 9:00 AM 0 Read More...

Fall Cleaning

It’s officially here!  Fall!  I think it’s my favorite season (well, it’s almost a tie with Spring.)   There’s something so comforting about the softer, creamier light outside, the leaves turning golden and orange, the cooler days and nights, football games and marching…

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Breaking Through the Road Blocks Together

Recently, my husband and I celebrated a wedding anniversary.  Milestones such as these have always allowed me to stop and reflect on past events and future goals and one of the things that I thought about was the importance of mindfully navigating the path of marriage, even when our…

23 Sep 9:00 AM 0 Read More...
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