Now more than ever self-care plays an important role in our quality of life. Trying to adjust to a new way of living can be overwhelming, but there are services that can help you take better care of your mind and body — whether you’re experiencing boredom and social isolation or caregiver burnout. Check out […]
With many positive health benefits, music may be the best tool a caregiver can use. “Music has the ability to improve social interactions, enhance mood, increase communication in individuals with dementia or Alzheimer’s as well as reduce anxiety and stress,” says Elisabeth Knight, MSSW with Caring Excellence. “Music also has the ability to affect physical […]
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Joan Frisz was in her first year of college in 1982 when a friend gave her a journal. This friend had noticed that Joan liked to write and did it well, and she thought it might be good for Joan to keep a record of her thoughts. The idea stuck. For 38 years, Joan has […]
In a perfect world, nothing would ever get lost. But in reality, brains can be forgetful, and sometimes, important objects get up and walk away like they have a mind of their own. Luckily, technology like the below device can help you find the things you need. Use Your Smart Speaker To Locate Important […]
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Volunteering is one way of working through grief because it gets you out of your own experience. Grief puts a dark cloud over life and can make you feel like you will never feel happiness or joy again, but sometimes giving back to others in your darkest time brings a touch of hope back to […]
It might be better to think of grief as a swinging pendulum rather than specific stages that every person will go through as they process their loss, says Amy Sloboda, manager of the Grief Counseling Center of Hosparus Health. There may be occasions in the grieving process when sadness, anger, or anxiety are felt more […]