January 2nd, 2017
In the past decade, there has been an explosion of research in the field of neuroscience. Hundreds of studies testify to the fact that our minds and bodies are deeply connected and “talk” to each other in very meaningful ways. In one of these fascinating studies, it was shown that art-based activities strengthen the neural connections between our left and right hemispheres, they help regulate and calm the nervous system and they promote spontaneity, feelings of self-worth and autonomy.
Given the benefits of engaging in the creative process, art-based activities… Read more
Holiday Stress And Holiday Fun… All Rolled Into One!
December 1st, 2016
Happy holidays to all our lovely readers and community members! We at Senior Care Connect send you the warmest wishes over this holiday season. Now the holidays can be great and wonderful time for many, but for some can present a challenge in terms of managing all the stresses that come with preparing for the season. One of those stressors for some can be managing one’s care or that of a loved one. This month, hear Senior Care Connect and Living Assistance Services speak about this important topic, and how we can be a resource to help you and your family out this holiday season! … Read more
Keeping The Memories ; Letting Go Of The Stuff
November 1st, 2016
Whether you are ‘aging in place’ or downsizing to a smaller home, sooner or later we all have to divest ourselves of belongings – some precious, some expensive and some inconsequential. “But what do I do with the stuff?” is the question I often hear as a Professional Organizer. A second question is “What can I do with possessions that have strong sentimental value but just don’t fit my new space?” With that in mind, here are some simple ways to help you keep the memories but let go of the stuff…. Read more
Are You Asking Your Doctor The Right Questions?
October 2nd, 2016
Research shows that individuals who have a good relationship with their health care team receive better care and are happier with their care.1 Patients and families who engage with a health care advocate are more likely to ask relevant questions that may help reduce the risk of errors and hospital admissions. Your health depends on good communication. … Read more
Cancer Support: The Practical Help You Need, But Don’t Know About!
September 1st, 2016
Cancer….This one word alone elicits feelings of great fear and distress in many of us. This is the one word no one ever hopes to hear when they visit their doctor. For those of us who unfortunately are dealing with this diagnosis, or know someone who is, the impact on one’s life can be extranomical. […]… Read more