Why is This “Behavior” Happening?

“Behavior” is another word for communication. And every “behavior” is telling us something. Remember a few years ago when Charlie Sheen was all over social media, claiming he was "#winning"? It seemed odd at the time, and then it turned out that (like anything any of...

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Is A Good Death Possible?

“Is such a thing even possible?” Mike asked when I told him I was working on an article about creating a good death. Once I told him more about what I meant, he was intrigued and suggested we talk about it on The Alzheimer’s Podcast. So...is a good death even...

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What’s Behind the Fury?

What's Behind the Fury? I see a lot of anger in my work. Families are frustrated with their person, irate about something that happened at the care community, enraged with each other. What’s behind the fury? I have my theories. If Everything Was Going Well... I know...

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There’s Power in Love

Did you feel the difference in the air yesterday? I felt it here in Portland, OR. Love was all around, out in full force. Whether you weren’t interested in the Royal Wedding even a little or had your bleary eyes glued to BBC America from 1 am Pacific on, Bishop...

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