What I Did on My Spring Break 2019

I’ve just spent one of the most enjoyable weeks of my life. I’m sitting in Jacksonville, another five hours before my connecting flight, reflecting on the Inaugural Connecting Circles of Care and Building Bridges of Hope Cruise & Conference (#AlzCruiseTropics19).  ...

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Better Questions, Better Results?

I came across this premise years ago, barely in my 20s: Our brains are like a constant Google search, always coming up with answers to the questions we ask ourselves. It follows, then, that our lives are determined by the quality of the questions we ask ourselves....

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The Dementia Sherpa on Enduring Love Radio

Dr. Sarah Bartel and her co-host Megan Pepin interviewed me February 20, 2018 for their show Enduring Love, where they regularly "discuss the joys and challenges of marriage and family life, and human flourishing in all its forms," on Sacred Heart Radio. The...

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There’s Magic in the Holidays (Isn’t There?)

After the Holidays “After the holidays,” families say between October and December, puzzled/annoyed memory care professionals would think there could be any other answer. "There's magic in the holidays," memory care professionals say back, but never out loud, not to...

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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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