Category: Emotional Health

Facilitating Peace in the Wake of Extraordinary Circumstances and Loss

Residential in the Real World Sometimes life leads us through dark and desolate places, without promise of resolution. It can…

Strategies for Recognizing and Avoiding Compassion Fatigue

Years ago, I found myself working for Family and Children Services in rural North Georgia. I investigated reported claims of…

LSVT & Medication Reconciliation – One Patient’s Path to Enjoying Life Again

The emotional toll of a medical diagnosis can add another wrinkle to an already stressful circumstance. In particular, when declining…

Health News Round-Up: Dementia Considerations and Holiday Expectations

Balancing Holiday Traditions with Dementia Changes This compassionate piece centers on one family adapting to a mother’s advancing Alzheimer’s disease,…

Compassionate Storytelling Uncovers the Value of Caregiver Self-Care

Book of the Month: August 2015 As seniors age or their health declines, caregivers juggle many emerging needs for their…

Extra Time and Training for an Above-and-Beyond Confidence Boost

Clinicians draw on many different skills. First, nurses and therapists must have a background of solid medical knowledge and training….

Coping with the Emotional Impact of a Chronic Illness

Being diagnosed with a chronic condition, such as heart failure or neurological disease, can be stressful and overwhelming. Your body…

Depression Insights and Personal Battles in One Encyclopedic Book

Book of the Month: July 2015 Being diagnosed with a chronic disease and learning to cope with the condition represent…

Health News Round-Up: Role of Technology in Elder Care

Transforming Seniors’ Health Through Technology Global technology leaders IBM and Apple are working together to pilot an immense new social…