Long Term Care : Making Long Term Care Work Better...
Posted by Chapster on Dec-04-2003 (2245 reads)

We all dread the idea of facing the need for long term care. So, when the time comes to place a loved one, how do we adapt to the changes necessary. In this month's session on Community Focus with Dr. James Griffin of KEOM 88.5FM, Mike discusses this very topic.

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Pain : PainConnection.org: The Link between Pain and Depression
Posted by Chapster on Nov-27-2003 (2147 reads)

National Pain Foundation - The National Pain Foundation has a very good article on the link between pain and depression. The two are inextricably intertwined and the connection is often ignored, minimized, or poorly treated.

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Grief and Grieving : KEOM: Coping with the Holidays
Posted by Chapster on Oct-23-2003 (2055 reads)

Each month ElderHope contributes two segments to the Community Focus broadcasts on KEOM 88.5FM. This month Barb's was about coping with the upcoming holidays. There's good pointers here if you're grieving the loss of someone important or are a caregiver.

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Spirituality : Facing the Truth and Denial
Posted by Chapster on Oct-23-2003 (2193 reads)

Each month ElderHope contributes two segments to the Community Focus broadcasts on KEOM 88.5FM. This month Mike's was about facing the truth of our own or a loved one's illness.

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Long Term Care : Developing a Post-Death Protocol in the Long Term Care Facility
Posted by Chapster on Oct-07-2003 (2211 reads)

I was doing a teleclass today on death and the dying process today for our friend and partner, Seasons Seminars. I had the good fortune of having some great class participants. In the course of our discussion, we began preparing a recommended protocol for caring for families following the death of a loved one.

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