End-of-Life, Health Conditions/Diseases, Social Work/Helping Profession/Mental Health

Game for End of Life Planning…

Questions game for end of life planning, what a great idea! It gets conversations started. It gets people thinking! The game is called, "Hello." This was an article I came across on LinkedIn. I was pleased to see it as this is my passion; helping people, assisting people and the topics of death and dying… Continue reading Game for End of Life Planning…

Aging/Gerontology, Health Conditions/Diseases, Social Work/Helping Profession/Mental Health

Promoting Activity, Independence and Stability in Early Dementia (PrAISED) — British Geriatrics Society

Article on dementia research worth looking at....   Professor Rowan H Harwood is a geriatrician at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, and the University of Nottingham, with particular interests in delirium, dementia and end of life care, who maintains an active portfolio of research. He tweets @RowanHarwood Can exercise-based therapy prevent or delay disability and… Continue reading Promoting Activity, Independence and Stability in Early Dementia (PrAISED) — British Geriatrics Society

End-of-Life, Grief/Grieving/Bereavement, Social Work/Helping Profession/Mental Health

How to Make a Difference in Grief and in Times of Joy

Grief Healing Discussion groups: I came across this term on a website I visited and I thought...What a great idea and so needed. Besides the need for Death Cafe style groups, grief and bereavement groups are also needed. Support groups are very much the same thing, except, the phrase alone indicates to some that they must… Continue reading How to Make a Difference in Grief and in Times of Joy

Health Conditions/Diseases, Social Work/Helping Profession/Mental Health

History Repeats Itself: Good & Bad Addictions

History repeats itself, unless we learn from prior experiences. This is true in many aspects of life, and unfortunately it takes a toll on all of us in terms of individual and community well-being and longevity of life.This is evident not only in the wars that are fought around the world, but in our approach… Continue reading History Repeats Itself: Good & Bad Addictions

Healthcare, ICU

Never Underestimate the Power of FORCE

Hola a tod@s, my dear friends. Never underestimate the power of Force, because is very intense in the Hospital. Hospital Universitario de Torrejón was "invaded" on December 30 by the soldiers of the Empire from Star Wars. A different way of living together Christmas with the "Kings of the Galaxy.' The event was organized together… Continue reading Never Underestimate the Power of FORCE