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Activity Ideas for Stroke Survivors


When my friend Ginger had a stroke, we needed to find creative ways to visit with one another because she had limited conversational ability. Ginger’s daughter Kristin gave us an excellent “tip sheet” for visiting Ginger, which was so helpful in helping us communicate.  Kristin also provided us with a list of activity ideas for […]

How Do You Comfort a Child Whose Pet Died?

When my granddaughter Anna’s dog Inky was killed, she was heartbroken. I immediately reached out to Anna to provide support. I also wanted to surround her with supportive words from fellow dog-loving family members, so I sent a text to my sister Loretta. What transpired is conversation that unfolded between the two of them that […]