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Friendship And Our Vagus Nerve

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 09.23.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

We don't often think that the nature of our friendships has a profound or major impact on our health and well-being. But a recent New York Times, art...

When Regulating Tech Doesn't Cause Uproar: Kevin And Avonte's Law

Daniel Etcovitch | Posted 08.19.2016 | Politics
Daniel Etcovitch

Kevin and Avonte's Law, a piece of legislation recently passed by the Senate, is not strictly speaking a bill about regulating technology: it's an effort to safeguard children with autism from the dangers of wandering.

The Happy Wanderer

Naomi Cahill | Posted 08.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Naomi Cahill

Just as in the opening lyrics of the popular song, I love to go a-wandering. I always have! Some may argue that this is just a whimsical way of saying...

The Importance of Listening to Your Instincts

Melissa Wilder Joyce | Posted 03.19.2017 | Healthy Living
Melissa Wilder Joyce

The instinctual feelings in which I speak of, for me, come in the gentle form of traveling the world, writing about the beautiful process of our hearts and sharing in hopes of encouraging others.

CaringKind - the heart of Alzheimer's caregiving

Lou-Ellen Barkan | Posted 03.05.2017 | Impact
Lou-Ellen Barkan

In December 2015, the organization I lead (formerly known as the Alzheimer's Association, New York City Chapter) broke away from the National Alzheime...

What if?

Jennifer Lovy | Posted 06.25.2016 | Parents
Jennifer Lovy

Search the headlines right now, and I can almost guarantee there is a story about an active search for a child with autism. It happens everywhere, it's scary and as much as society may want to blame someone; it's not neglectful parenting in an occupational hazard of autism.

Wandering Solutions for Alzheimer's Caregivers

Jim T. Miller | Posted 11.17.2014 | Fifty
Jim T. Miller

According to the Alzheimer's Association, about 60 percent of people who suffer from dementia wander at some point. For caregivers, this can be frightening because many of those who wander off end up confused and lost, even in their own neighborhood, and are unable to communicate who they are or where they live. But there are things you can do to guard against this and protect your loved one.

Manage by Wandering Around

Dr. Roger H. Hull | Posted 05.06.2014 | College
Dr. Roger H. Hull

I enjoyed wandering around, and I learned from the wandering. Of course, you had better be prepared for the occasional comment -- always offered jokingly -- that you apparently have nothing better to do. In fact, you do not.

Avonte Oquendo Was Our Son and Now He Must Be Our Hope

Laura Rossi Totten | Posted 03.29.2014 | Parents
Laura Rossi Totten

Now more than ever, special needs parents everywhere want to take action because Avonte was our son, our child, our brother and now is our hope.

Dementia and Wandering: A View From Search and Rescue

Dave Baldridge | Posted 09.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Dave Baldridge

We'll see more senior citizen wanderers in cities, parks, suburbs, and wilderness. Search and rescue teams do their best to mitigate the often-devastating effects of wandering, but they can't prevent the incidents.

Two Sukkot Mysteries Solved With Love

Rabbi David Wolpe | Posted 12.01.2012 | Religion
Rabbi David Wolpe

If Sukkot commemorates the wandering in the desert, why do we celebrate it now?

The Joy of Getting Lost

Jeff Wise | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Jeff Wise

ravel gives us a chance to challenge ourselves in ways that would never occur back home, and it's up to us to make the most of that opportunity. Getting lost is just one approach.

An Exquisite Fear

Michelle Cacciatore | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michelle Cacciatore

With my graduation not that far behind me, it appears I'm a walking cliché trying to figure out my next move. I wake up very early to go to a fantastic internship that I love, but am still waiting tables.