Make Happiness Happen!

How does one make happiness happen? One of my fellow coaches, Beverly, has a plaque that reads: ‘We don’t remember days; we only remember moments.’That is true for all of us. We remember the joy of seeing our firstborn for the first time. We remember a moment on a...

Letting Go And Letting Do

I recently spoke to a group of caregivers both family and professional on the topic of “Letting Go and Letting Do.” My aim was to help caregivers see the value of empowering the person(s) with whom they are working instead of doing everything for them. This is...

Dementia or Delirium?

In caring for the elder population, I see many patients with forms of dementia. Often, they are admittedto the hospital generally because of negative behavior that is atypical and often frightening to thefamily, or for evaluation to determine the cause of a troubling...