We want to create a space for people whose lives are affected by dementia to meet one another, learn from one another, and to share their story. In doing so, we hope that a sense of hope and empowerment will be found.
On this blog, you can expect:
Stories from care partners who are caring for a loved one – lessons learned and hardships overcome
Encouragement and suggestions from professionals who are versed in self-care tools and strategies
Stories from care providers who are striving to deliver person centred care in formalized settings
Information from service providers who are working to make the journey easier for people who are affected by dementia
Information on important resources that can help in the delivery of care
Practical and creative ideas that can be easily implemented in care
There are serious changes that can occur on the journey of aging, such as dementia. For those who experience this, either directly or in proximity to a loved one, it can be hard to encounter the common belief that nothing can be done for these travellers, except to fee...
Stillness, and its inherent peacefulness, is accessible anytime and anywhere. I agree with those who say it is our natural state, covered over by the “monkey mind” and distractions. A very powerful example of this is a particular Tai Chi class that I teach at York Care...