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April 10, 2014
by LuAnn Pierce, LCSW

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Older Adults: Alcohol and Drug Issues

April 10, 2014 04:55 by LuAnn Pierce, LCSW

older adults alcoholand drug issues
Talking with your older loved one about his/her use of alcohol and/or drugs may be difficult for some. Many people become defensive when asked about their alcohol or drug use, and often do not tell the truth. This is especially true for someone who has been approached by people about drinking in the past. Here are some guidelines to help you address these issues in a way that is more likely to be heard as concern for their well being, rather than a desire to control them. [More]

November 28, 2013
by Theravive

the impactofthe artson health

The Impact of the Arts on Health

November 28, 2013 04:55 by Theravive

the impactofthe artson health
The arts - visual, physical and aural - help us to understand and express the complexities of human nature. Art has long been a valuable instrument in helping people who are suffering emotional or physical pain to cope and to heal. The increased use of the arts in the field of healthcare is becoming an invaluable tool for aiding healthcare workers to construct better care for patients. November is Arts in Health Month. [More]