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 »
Wilder Research is providing evaluation support to the Corridors of Opportunity (CoO), a three-year regional collaboration based on two major federal grants. The CoO seeks to advance the vision and… Read more »
Our infants, toddlers, and preschoolers have the distinction of being the most racially and ethnically diverse Minnesotans. Children of color now make up about 30 percent of the 420,000 children… Read more »
As a kid, I loved the first day of school. The evening before, on that bittersweet last night of summer, the nerves, excitement, and sense of possibility were overwhelming.
The preparation rituals… Read more »