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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 →

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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 →

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Senior Citizen Elderly Quality Aging Workbook Guide Twin Cities MN Journeywell: A Guide to Quality Aging By Trish Herbert Trish is a local author that has worked with older adults for many years as a psychologist with a specialty in gerontology. I have not yet gone through this workbook in detail as I write this yet in meeting Trish today I thought it sounded like […] Continue reading →