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Caregiver Humor: Finding Something to Laugh about in Not-So-Funny Situations – San Francisco health and happiness |

May 23, 2012


by Allen Klein Sometimes a laugh is the only weapon we have. —Roger  Rabbit Several years ago my father-in-law was very ill.  One time, when he came home from the hospital, it was his and my mother-in-law’s wedding anniversary.  I suggested that they invite a few friends over for dinner and I would do the cooking. […]

Alzheimer’s Patients Turn To Stories Instead Of Memories

May 18, 2012


Great story from NPR on Alzheimer’s and storytelling therapy. Alzheimer’s Patients Turn To Stories Instead Of Memories : Shots – Health Blog : NPR. You may also be interested in another blog entry about Alzheimer’s and story telling. If you have a loved one suffering from Alzheimer’s or dementia know that there are resources to help you. […]