Why is life so much clearer in retrospect? With the passage of time, it is easy to look back, see the big picture and think: If I’d only known then, what I know now.
I often hear caregivers voice… Read more »
Among service providers and advocates there is a widely held belief that supportive housing greatly benefits those who are homeless and/or those experiencing life-altering mental or chemical health… Read more »
It may not come as a surprise that youth face a number of food-related concerns, such as poor nutrition, obesity, and hunger. According to the Minnesota Department of Health, in 2010 nearly 20… Read more »
Imagine the remote plains of the South American country of Venezuela. It’s the early 1900s. A French sailor adventures to this exotic place to find fortune trading “plumas de garza” (heron feathers)… Read more »
Recently, my husband, Ken, and I watched a PBS documentary about a program for persons with dementia in California. The conclusion ascertained that for many persons participating in the program,… Read more »
My mom was a long distance caregiver for my grandmother, who was diagnosed with dementia. My aunt was her primary caregiver. It was a situation that was difficult for everyone in my family. My aunt… Read more »
It was almost always scary when Lucy’s daddy came to visit her mama. But when his eyes were red and he smelled funny and talked loud, that’s when there was real trouble. Sometimes he hit mama or… Read more »