Posts Tagged "animals"

When the Tail Wags the Dog

When the Tail Wags the Dog

Last week, I met a woman and her dog walking along a nature trail. As dog lovers do, we started to talk. She said she and her dog walk the two-mile nature trail daily. Recently, she had tried to adopt a second senior dog, to keep her 8-year-old dog company.

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Bringing the Human Habitat to all homes

Bringing the Human Habitat to all homes

Meg Mairn is the owner and Director of the Eden Registry’s first home care member, Griswold Home Care in Pinellas County Florida. Griswold Home Care Pinellas has been working on creating approaches to bring the Eden principals to life in

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Personal Pets in Long-Term Care

In the mid-90’s, both my parents entered long-term care. My mother’s Alzheimer’s had progressed and my father suffered a physical collapse from trying to take care of her by himself, despite my repeated attempts to get him to accept help. They had pre-selected a physically beautiful campus, and the staff truly cared about my parents, but still, the place creeped me out. I lived in a different state, and flew in for visits often.

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#LiveWorthLiving

The Eden Alternative has been dedicated to creating a life worth living for nearly two decades. So, what exactly makes a life worth living? The answer is subjective not scientific. Only I can know that for myself. We are interested,

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Extraordinary Cat Senses When Death is Near For Nursing Home Residents

Don’t miss this amazing story at ChangingAging.org — I’m sure many of us in the Eden family have similar stories from some of the amazing animal companions in our lives. Most cat lovers claim their felines have a second sense

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