By that closing Town Hall, i felt invigorated not only by how much we were able to help during this conference but by the future possibilities of others ready to invest in helping Persons With Dementia help others multiply this learning.
this marks the beginning of the end for my blog … Any ideas ?
Professionals (especially medical professionals) need E.M.T. for direct interaction with Persons With Dementia …
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.)
One of our daughters regularly reminds us that it may be a slower process but it is almost always better to give alternatives, redirect, or to … turn the behavior upside-down and request the OPPOSITE behavior.
I still think term ‘sufferer’ gives teaching opportunity to say; “Did you realize this term has such a wide variety of usage meaning that it is currently polarizing the PWD and ‘care’ sector?”