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Dimensions of Dementia

My first Dimensions of Dementia column appeared in April 2016. Since then I’ve written monthly on numerous subjects including types of dementia, dementia-care experts, facilities and research. I thought about possible subjects for this month’s column, which is to be my last. It will be my last, not because I’ve lost my interest in advocacy for dementia caregivers and care […]

Are Your Thoughts Helpful?

STRESS LESS LIVE MORE


In my 9/1/18 column I introduced Rethink as a line of defense against stress. Rethink techniques focus on what your mind tells you about potential stressors and your ability to cope with them. Since your stress response is triggered by what your mind tells you about potential stressors and your ability to cope with them it makes sense to pay […]

Boating Skills and Seamanship Course Offered


Local Coast Guard Auxiliary group, Flotilla 95, is offering a fall session of Boating Skills and Seamanship (BS&S), a “boating around Marco Island 101” course. Beginning on October 8th, the four-week, eight-session course will meet Monday and Thursday from 7 to 9:30 PM at the Flotilla Station at Caxambas Park.  Sadly, 67 people lost their lives in Florida boating accidents […]


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