“Amanda Visconti tunes her acoustic guitar and warms up her vocals, as the 25-year-old singer-songwriter prepares for her audience at Miami Cancer Institute, as a member of the Art in Medicine program.” Click here to read the full article.
Given the reality of COVID-19, many people will be spending the holidays alone this year. Below is an article that provides some ways to cope when you are feeling lonely. https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/coronavirus/alone-during-the-holidays-how-to-cope-when-you-re-feeling-lonely-1.5215803
Recently, Emma, a member of our Pts4Chg community highlighted this group. If you or someone you know lives in a rural community, RISE may be of interest to you.
As many people know, Alzheimer’s can be a very isolating journey for both patients and their caregivers. Memory Cafes help address these issues by providing people like Doug and Connie Moore with opportunities to connect with others over conversation and coffee.
To find Comfort Cafes in Canada, visit this website.
There is a great deal of discussion about loneliness of late. However, were our ancestors lonely or is this a new phenomenon? If loneliness is not new, what might its purpose have been and could learn from our ancestors?
“What’s the most important part of health?” This is the question Lissa Rankin asks and explores in this video. The answer she provides may surprise you.