Posted on October 22, 2020 in Spiritual CareGod, our planet is suffering a terrible pandemic. Where are you? Do you care? Are you judging our world? When will this end? Is this the end time? Why me / my family?
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Posted on October 21, 2020 in Spiritual CareChaplains provide tremendous spiritual and emotional support to both patients and families as they come to terms with their diagnoses and end-of-life experiences. Contrary to what some may believe, the duties of the chaplain go far beyond simply joining patients in prayer.
Posted on October 15, 2020 in Dementia CraftsCrafts are a wonderful activity to do with a loved one with dementia. In this blog series, we’ve listed a wide range of reasons. Crafts help with coordination and dexterity. Crafts can give someone with dementia a sense of accomplishment.
Posted on October 14, 2020 in Coping with GriefThe teenage years are a time of change. Bodies change. Feelings change. Attachments change. Teens pull back from their family to develop their own identities. They pursue romantic relationships and new interests. It’s a challenging time that is made more difficult when teens experience the loss of a significant loved one.
Posted on October 8, 2020 in Voices of CaregivingWhen caring for a loved one with mobility issues or a serious illness, you’ll find yourself faced with all kinds of practical challenges that you’ve never thought about before. One of these challenges is how to change a bed with someone in it.
Posted on October 3, 2020 in Voices of CaregivingCaring for a loved one with a serious illness while working outside the home can be a tough balancing act. If your role as a caregiver is causing you to be distracted at work or requires additional time off, you should speak to your human resources department about employment protection for caregivers and the resources available to you.