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My Crisis Action Plan

February 15, 2013

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This is not the time to realize you forgot something. Planing ahead makes sense. The moment a crisis strikes stress levels rise and our minds start functioning in ways that don’t always allow for the best decisions to be made.  Police and military practice and drill because when they get into high stress situations they […]

Do you ask yourself “how can I ever get through this?” Part 3, fear and worry. | BrightStar Downtown Houston

August 5, 2012

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The stress on a family caregiver can be immense and the tendency can be to focus on getting the job done and not take the time to examine the feelings and frustrations we feel.  As we focus on the job at hand we can begin to feel loneliness, boredom, fear and worry and a loss […]

Preventing Elder Abuse of Someone You Love – They helped you, now they need your help.

June 18, 2012

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Older individuals can be especially vulnerable to financial abuse or exploitation at the hands of others. Individuals with physical or cognitive impairments are at even greater risk. The source of mistreatment may be a stranger or someone an individual trusts — even a family member. As a caregiver, it is important that you are alert to […]