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September 6, 2019

8 Things You Didn’t Know About Assisted Living

Are you familiar with what assisted living covers and how it differs from other types of senior care communities? Learn more from our blog about assisted living […]
September 3, 2019

September is World Alzheimer’s Month

September is World Alzheimer’s Month, an international campaign to raise dementia awareness and challenge stigma. Each year, Alzheimer associations from around the world unite to organise […]
September 1, 2019

September is Pain Awareness Month

Watch this one hour film if you, family member or a friend is struggling with chronic pain. This Discovery Channel documentary explores what chronic pain is, […]
August 28, 2019

How to prepare yourself for a good end of life

By Katy Butler My parents lived good lives and expected to die good deaths. They exercised daily, ate plenty of fruits and vegetables, and kept, in […]
August 27, 2019

What Causes Chronic Pain?

Everyone experiences occasional aches and pains. In fact, sudden pain is an important reaction of the nervous system that helps alert you to possible injury. When […]
August 13, 2019

Stress doesn’t have to rule your life—learn how to let it go

In a hyper-connected world, where you’re always trying to fit in one more thing, slowing down and relaxing can seem like the one thing your smartphone […]
August 12, 2019

Thrive, Don’t Just Survive!

There’s more than one way to avoid burnout.  For this blog, we define burnout as the perception that you cannot change your environment and thus have […]
August 9, 2019

What is pet therapy?

Pet therapy is a guided interaction between a person and a trained animal. It also involves the animal’s handler. The purpose of pet therapy is to […]
August 9, 2019

Caregivers Can Be Abused, Too

An appalling number of vulnerable care recipients are abused, exploited and neglected by professional caregivers and even family caregivers. A 2015 article on the topic estimated […]