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September 2014 Publisher Letter

September 2014 Publisher Letter

I hope you find this whole issue inspiring. We all naturally need support at one point or another, so please pass along a copy to your own loved ones and let’s start an enlightened stirring of improved caretaking for everyone.

Archive »Local Features

Naomi Feil: Validating the Elderly

Naomi Feil: Validating the Elderly

When Cleveland psychologist Naomi Feil began working with elderly patients nearly 60 years ago, she found that what they wanted more than anything was validation.

Soul Healing Miracles for Caretakers

Soul Healing Miracles for Caretakers

Soul healing miracles are not just for those who are sick or in pain. They can be created for those who care for people who are suffering.

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Kamini Desai Explores a Yogic Life

Kamini Desai Explores a Yogic Life

Inner Calmness Leads to Self-Mastery

We can captain of our own ship to the peace, clarity and causeless happiness that emerge from a vibrant yoga practice.

Mindfulness for Little Ones

Mindfulness for Little Ones

Teaching Kids to Be Calm and Focused

Even little ones can learn to breathe deep, make sense of their emotions and enjoy regular quiet time.

Sparking Creativity in Elders with Dementia

Sparking Creativity in Elders with Dementia

Re-Engaging Through Art, Music and Dance

Creative activities can pierce the cloud of Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia, bringing smiles to elders and caregivers alike.

The Great Classroom Pet Debate

The Great Classroom Pet Debate

Kids Like Classroom Pets, Animal Lovers Raise Doubts

What are the best ways for students to learn about caring for other species?

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Sustainability Fair Focuses on Healthy Gardening

Contra Costa Master Gardeners will plant seeds for healthier gardens and healthier communities at their second annual Sustainability Fair in Walnut Creek.

Sustainable Contra Costa Holds Annual Awards Gala

Sustainable Contra Costa will present its Sustainability and Green Building Awards at its Sixth Annual Awards Gala.

Tour de Fat

Tour de Fat will roll into San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park on September 13.

Gloria Steinem and Alice Walker Headline Santa Fe Leadership Conference

Gloria Steinem and Alice Walker will be joined by Dr. Chung Yung Kyung and Aaron Stern at Leading by Being: Exploring a New Vision of Leadership, in Santa Fe.

Cell Phone Safety Film Premieres in the Bay Area

Mobilize, a documentary about cell phone radiation, premieres at the Rheem Theatre in Moraga and at the Castro Theatre in San Francisco this month.

Fall Intensive at Breema Center

Breema Center, in Oakland, will host a week-long Fall Intensive designed to help participants of all skill levels practice the art of being present.

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Vitamin D3 Cuts Antibiotic Use by Elderly

Vitamin D3 Cuts Antibiotic Use by Elderly

Supplement for Seniors

Mindfulness Meditation Can Hinder Onset of Alzheimer’s

Mindfulness Meditation Can Hinder Onset of Alzheimer’s

Helps Those with Mild Cognitive Impairment

Raisins Lower Blood Pressure and Diabetes Risk

Raisins Lower Blood Pressure and Diabetes Risk

Healthy Snacking with Big Benefits

Licorice Root Reduces Dangerous Fat

Licorice Root Reduces Dangerous Fat

Supplement Shrinks Waistlines

Pre-K Education Linked to Better Health 26 Years Later

Pre-K Education Linked to Better Health 26 Years Later

Early Schooling Can Lead to Future Wellness

Tongue Diagnosis Reveals Sleep Disorders

Tongue Diagnosis Reveals Sleep Disorders

Saying 'Ah' Can Tell A Lot