For all of us in the health care industry, the months of November and December of this year are going to be real nail-biters, hand-wringers, head-bangers… the cliché’s may be overly dramatic, but this fall is going to be doozey. The fate of legislation that will have deep impact on care providers and those we serve will rest in the often dysfunctional hands of a “lame duck” Congress.
When did therapists become used car salesmen, metaphorically speaking?
I don’t mean to disparage used car salesmen. I know many good people that work in used car sales. I’m playing off of the old stereotype of used car salesman being shady and lacking in moral character.
'Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.' George Eliot
You may have experienced a person with dementia picking up a doll or teddy and talking to it, which we traditionally identify as a symptom of dementia. However, from a Spark of Life perspective, this behavior is seen as an unmet need to have the opportunity to care.