G2AP: (1) Grieve in steps … to (2) Accept reality, and (3) find Purpose.
I think compensation tools need to be extremely person-centered.
I have been very busy with my Service Dog trainee, Dementia Mentors, Dementia Action Alliance, and Dementia Chats. But just because I have no recent blog entry postings does not mean there is nothing new to read from Truthful Loving Kindness. “About Me” has recently been revised at https://truthfulkindness.com/about/ . 47 “Other Contributors” are available at […]
Have read early pre-view for first 3 chapters of Jarem’s thought-ful book “Dancing with Elephants: Mindfulness Training For Those Living With Dementia, Chronic Illness or an Aging Brain”. Tru here. I just pre-ordered book thru Amazon because Jarem has offered FANTASTIC bargain; “Great Mindfulness Package to anyone who buys the book and emails him (firstname.lastname@example.org) a […]
Many dementia-oriented organizations have admirable goals and values, but for me there are three things that stand out about DAA, differentiating them from other good dementia organizations, which also have good goals:
I think it often does the cause of advocacy a dis-service to promote only one side of the full picture.
I appreciate the efforts to highlight need of funding BUT they need to compensate now by providing equally impressive film on possibilities for quality of life after diagnosis.
Document your favorite movies and shows, but I think it VERY important to include why they are your favorites; what significance does this film have with your history and person ?
Kate Swaffer comment got me thinking about quotes to live by, which motivated these thoughts about living in the moment.
These are things that were applicable for ME this year, so it is possible they might be helpful for someone else.)