I just landed in Little Rock, Arkansas, where I’ll be giving a 2-day seminar on the experiential approach to dementia–Day 1 as an intensive workshop for 350 care professionals and Day 2 as a deeper, train-the-trainer look into the model. … Continue reading →
People living with Alzheimer’s disease and other memory-impairing forms of dementia are arguably the most in need of patient-centered approaches to health care. RealCareNowTV’s Dr. Bill Thomas talks to Lori La Bey, an independent health care consultant focused on spreading … Continue reading →
“Lurking” is the act of visiting a blog without participating in the conversation. Thanks to reader Lyn who shared this comment in response to our conversation about balance and falls: Ronni Bennett’s “Time Goes By” site led me to you … Continue reading →
Patient-centered care is arguably most important at the end of life, when a person’s needs and desires should be honored. In the latest episode of RealCareNowTV, Dr. Bill Thomas explores the importance of deep and meaningful conversations at the end … Continue reading →
This is one New Year’s resolution you must make and keep, without delay! Everyone over the age of 18 should plan ahead for their medical care, and consider who will speak for them if they can not speak for themselves. It’s not enough to have a signed Health Care Proxy form (in some states, this may be called a […]
Has a little voice been whispering to you about something? Maybe your cough hasn’t gone away, and you haven’t called your physician yet. Or what about that loose railing on your porch? You think of getting out the toolkit every time you feel that wobble, but you just haven’t done it yet. There is a little voice […]
You’ve seen the lists.
Maybe you’ve made one yourself, or are thinking about it.
Eat better… Exercise more… Organize the house…
If you’re anything like me, there is a strange mathematical formula that applies to efficiency in one’s daily life. Here’s how I think it works:
Please join me on December 12th in remembering our children who have died, and the bereaved parents they leave behind. The following press release from The Compassionate Friends explains the annual Worldwide Candle-Lighting, and how you can join us on Sunday evening, 12/12/10 at 7 p.m., your time zone. Thank you for remembering, Lisa Kendall. ——————————————————————————– […]