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Archive for March 2018

Nursing Home Resident – Bible Study, BINGO, or Lithuania

More at… http://thecaregiversvoice.com/tcv-humor/nursing-home-resident-bible-study-bingo-or-lithuania/ Guest post by Christina Britton Conroy Several years ago, I worked as a recreational therapist in an attractive nursing home. My workweek was Tuesday through Saturday, and I liked Saturdays best. They were quiet. Every day, two hundred residents on four floors were fed, dressed, and medicated. Bu… Read More

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5 Ways to Create a Personalized Memorial Service

More at… https://www.caregiverstress.com/end-of-life-planning/compose-life-song/5-ways-create-personalized-memorial-service-2/

Non-traditional funerals are on the rise as more people want their memorial to celebrate life rather than focus on mourning. Dignity Memorial® suggests five key things to consider when planning a personalized memorial.

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Article Excerpts – Brain Pacemaker, Machines that Feel, and more

More at… http://thecaregiversvoice.com/tips-caregivers/article-excerpts-brain-pacemaker-compassionate-machines-and-more/ This month, our curated article excerpts for caregivers for people with dementia look at research regarding caregivers’ concerns, slowing the loss of executive function among people with Alzheimer’s and teaching compassion to machines in healthcare. We’ve also included a link to gu… Read More

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People don’t go to doctors to be entertained. Why do they turn to celebrities for health advice?

More at… http://thecaregiverspace.org/people-dont-go-to-doctors-to-be-entertained-why-do-they-turn-to-celebrities-for-health-advice/ Americans believe in experts. We look to CPAs to complete our tax returns, lawyers to handle our disputes, plumbers to fix our pipes. So it baffles me that an astounding number of us turn to movie stars and other celebrities for health advice. Take a recent article in Parents magazine: “Where … Read More

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