Grief/Grieving/Bereavement, Social Work/Helping Profession/Mental Health

Now What? Grieving After the Death of a Loved One

End of Life Education Materials Source: Reaching for the Far Side of Grief | Barbara Karnes Books, Inc.BKBooks.com via Reaching for the Far Side of Grief | Barbara Karnes Books, Inc.BKBooks.com — Loss, Grief, Transitions and Relationship Support This is a post worth reading that focuses on grief and what that entails. If you have been… Continue reading Now What? Grieving After the Death of a Loved One

News

The Need for Spiritual/Religious Care at the End of Life……

http://www.hospicetimes.com/index.php/guest-articles/carla-cheatham/the-sweet-spot-in-ethical-interdisciplinary-spiritual-care-what-does-it-look-like/ Take a look at this article. Religious or spiritual care is important for those individuals that want it at the end of life. All professionals should ask about this and then find the correct religious chaplain, rabbi, priest, minister for the client/patient.

Career/Job Advice, Healthcare, ICU, News, Social Work/Helping Profession/Mental Health

Frustration Within the Helping/Medical Professions: Strategies to Change it.

I came across this article on LinkedIn and had to take a look. Do doctors die differently and are they treated differently? I have also come across many posts about frustration related to one's work environment and profession. What are the solutions? https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/06/06/how-doctors-really-die/ What do you think?  Medical professionals are more knowledgeable about medical procedures,… Continue reading Frustration Within the Helping/Medical Professions: Strategies to Change it.

Book Review, News

Party with a Plan: Author Interview & Book Spotlight by Randy Haveson

Book Description: Finally! Here is a proven, practical way to drink alcohol and lower your risk for problems. Up until now, there have been two primary messages when it comes to drinking alcohol. One is “just say no,” which for the majority of the population is not an option. The other is to “drink responsibly.”… Continue reading Party with a Plan: Author Interview & Book Spotlight by Randy Haveson

Book Review, News

The Great Disneyland Scavenger Hunt Book Spotlight & Author Interview by Catherine Olen

Book Description: See the enchantment of the Disneyland resort in a whole new way with "The Great Disneyland Scavenger Hunt." From Main Street U.S.A. to New Orleans Square, Walt Disney lovingly designed every detail to immerse guests in the magic of his theme parks. See Disneyland and Disney’s California Adventure through new eyes when you… Continue reading The Great Disneyland Scavenger Hunt Book Spotlight & Author Interview by Catherine Olen

Education, News

Summer Reading List by TED

40+ TED speakers recommend the books you need to read right now. Okay, so it’s not summer everywhere right now. But whatever the weather, it’s always time to read a good book. So we compiled summer reading recommendations from TED speakers, and then organized them according to the various situations in which you might find yourself…… Continue reading Summer Reading List by TED

Aging/Gerontology, Healthcare, News, Social Work/Helping Profession/Mental Health

Healthcare and Older Adults: Changes Needed.

Noor Heim is an assistant professor who currently works for the University Medical Center in Utrecht. In this blog, she discusses her recent Age & Ageing paper on research she has done in the Leiden University Medical Center. Integration of treatment and care from multiple disciplines is particularly critical in care for older people. Most […]… Continue reading Healthcare and Older Adults: Changes Needed.