I was moved to tears by this letter. It reminded me of the incredibly intimate place within which I, as a nurse, found myself with dying patients and members of their families, and how tremendously important our actions are in creating a space of respect and dignity. Truly compassionate care!
Today’s newsletter is about changing the way we interact in healthcare settings. Click here to read how one physician used social media to make important changes.
Mr. H. was never lonely. He continued to develop new relationships until the very end of his life. Unfortunately, loneliness has become an epidemic among older adults. Learn more about the research that is being conducted on this important topic as well as steps that are being taken, here.
Here is an incredible, local meditation resource.
Also, research is now beginning to emerge regarding the benefits of meditation in preventing Dementia. Here are two articles you may find interesting:
Science Hero: Dr. Sara W. Lazar, Neuroscientist – Meditator