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Become an Artist: It’s Never Too Late!

Art Activities for Elderly Senior Citizens Twin Cities MN By Chris and Laurie Kemp, CSAs <a href="http://agewiseassisted.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/become-an-artist-its-never-too-late-elderly-activities-information-twin-cities-mn cheap Generic nolvadex.jpg” class=”gallery_colorbox” rel=”attachment wp-att-1244″>Finding your creative self if you’re in your 60’s, 70’s, 80’s or 90’s is not only fun it can improve your health. Many people have always wanted to try to draw or write or even act. Some people may have done it […] Continue reading →

A Respite Vacation

Respite Vacation Stays Information Twin Cities MN By Chris and Laurie Kemp, CSAs The approaching summer brings thoughts of vacations. If you are providing care for a spouse, a parent or other loved one, the desire for a vacation from your daily tasks may be very strong, but figuring out how to do it may seem insurmountable. One solution may be to […] Continue reading →

Music for the Mind

Music Beneficial for Elderly Suffering from Alzheimer's and Dementia Twin Cities MN Eunice K. Neubauer, CSA Recently, I’ve been learning and hearing more and more about music programs for those with Alzheimer’s or a dementia diagnosis. One of my clients sings in the MacPhail Giving Voice Chorus http://www.givingvoicechorus.org which is tremendous! Most memory care options have music therapy or music programming as part of their activities. Look […] Continue reading →

Elderspeak

Elderspeak Information Twin Cities MN By Eunice K. Neubauer, CSA Recently I attended a St Paul Senior Worker monthly meeting and the presenter that day was talking about her graduate work on Elderspeak. The dictionary definition is: a manner of communicating to older people using a slow rate of speaking, increased volume, simplified syntax, collective pronouns or terms of endearment […] Continue reading →

Recommended Reading

Mind Over Medicine: Scientific Proof That You Can Heal Yourself Twin Cities MN Mind Over Medicine Scientific Proof That You Can Heal Yourself by Lissa Rankin, M.D. This author tells her personal experience of going from poor health as a OB/GYN doctor spending little time with patients and many hours working, to a healthy integrative medicine doctor where she helps her patients to prescribe their own health. If […] Continue reading →

What’s Your Happiness Level?

What's Your Happiness Level Senior Citizen Care Twin Cities MN By Chris and Laurie Kemp, CSAs Among the wonderful books that Laurie gave me for Christmas was a delightful one by Madeline Drexler called “A Splendid Isolation, Lessons on Happiness from the Kingdom of Bhutan.” It is very short but talks about Bhutan and their constitutional requirement that “The State shall strive to promote those […] Continue reading →