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Month: November 2016

Alzheimer’s Perception of Situation

Alzheimer’s Perception of Situation

We have a resident that is well over 100 years of age.  Although she has dementia, she also has lucid moments.  Recently, I stopped in to visit with her and had a conversation we’d never had before. Me: “How are you?” Her: “I’m sad.” Me: “Why are you sad?” Her: “Someone was talking about me.” Me: “What did they say?” Her: “I don’t know but I didn’t like it.” This was a reminder that even when we think an individual…

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What is Spiritual Wellness?

What is Spiritual Wellness?

My relationship with God is important to me.  However, it’s not always been that way.  I had to go through some very difficult times and discover I had no where else to turn before I rededicated my life to Christ. However, there are still times when life gets in the way and I become so busy that I realize I am neglecting our time together. Spiritual wellness is “a matter of values and beliefs that provide a purpose in our…

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