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Brazil Clowning Project: how a smile can change your day

Wherever there is a human being there is an opportunity for kindness”

Brazil Clowning Project is a social project in Ireland that works connecting the two extremes of life – childhood and elder age.

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Should Older Adults Have to "Hold it?": This is What Happens When Seniors in Skilled Nursing Have to Go to the Bathroom.

If asked, many people would consider going to the bathroom as a fundamental human right.  It is just part of what makes us human, and because of this, I think we all can sometimes take it for granted. 628 more words

Dementia Care

June has been busy!

This month has been busy for me and a lot of new things happen this month for me. and some bad things happened as well. i just havent had much time to put them in my blog. 637 more words


Last Dance

Club Maplewood, they called it. A dance at the nursing home, complete with disco lights, a Tom Jones-type performer, ginger-ale champagne, and a wide-open dance floor. 554 more words

Selfish Woes

As I think about caregiver issues, the one that comes to mind most often besides being exhausted is the issue of feeling guilty when we take time for ourselves.  800 more words

Anticipatory Grief

Think You Don’t Need Long-Term Care? Don’t be Shortsighted!

Long-term care is a critical part of anyone’s overall financial plan. As we age, the odds for long-term care increase significantly. Unless you have an excess of wealth, it makes sense to have a long-term care insurance policy. 457 more words


Syracuse VA nursing home one of nation's highest rated!

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — The Syracuse VA Medical Center operates one of the highest-rated nursing homes in the VA system nationwide.

The Department of Veterans Affairs this week publicly disclosed for the first time annual… 160 more words