3 Critical Things Most Families Miss When They Choose An Assisted Living ResidenceWritten by Molly Shomer
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3. Understand what will trigger a request that your elder move out, and how appeal process works. Not all behaviors or medical conditions can be managed in an assisted living setting.
Many families feeling desperate for help don't know that they may be able to avoid making a rushed selection. Many assisted living residences will permit a prospective resident to "try out" facility for a week or two without a long-term contract. This is a perfect opportunity for an elder to receive needed care while family takes time they need to make right decision.
© 2005 Molly Shomer. This article is free to use so long as it includes complete attribution, including live web site link and email link. Please notify me where material will appear. The attribution should read: "By Molly Shomer of The Eldercare Team. Please visit Molly's web site at http://www.eldercareteam.com for more elder care articles and important resources for those who are caring for aging adults."
Molly Shomer specializes in helping the children of aging adults reduce the overwhelming stress of caring for aging parents. She is also the author of "The Insider's Guide To Assisted Living," where families can learn everything they need to know before they sign an assisted living contract. She is nationally recognized as the publisher and "Head Coach" of The Eldercare Team informational site at http://www.eldercareteam.com
Using Hypnotherapy to Treat ADHDWritten by Kim R. Zapf
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It is my belief that individuals with ADHD are gifted. They have ability to multitask and often get bored doing one thing at a time. Unfortunately, we live in a world in which learning does not complement this type of mind. Instead of changing way these special people think, hypnosis can teach them to use their innate gifts and to function in western world. There are many books available that provide teachers, parents and individuals with different techniques that can assist with treatment of ADHD. Two books that I would recommend, "The Indigo Child" and "Left Brained Children in a Right Brained World." These books can help people to better understand how those affected with ADHD can fit more comfortably into today's society.
Kim R. Zapf MHt
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Awareness Institute, Director: Kim Zapf, MHt, Toledo, OH or Lambertville, MI