Category: Seniors Support Center

“Seniors”

| January 27, 2012 | 0 Comments
“Seniors”

“Seniors” Written By: Michelle Bayno BSW, BA Seniors and their caregivers have many challenges today. A simple activity such as taking a daily bath may be difficult for a senior. Making a simple meal may also create numerous challenges. Medications may not be taken according to the doctors’ orders. Possibly, they may not be consumed [...]

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Senior Age

| January 20, 2012 | 0 Comments
Senior Age

I recently received an e mail that I wanted to share. This is a question I hear frequently. Michelle Bayno BSW, BA   When exactly do I become a senior? Is it at midnight on my 65th birthday? Senior is what senior does. I have known ninety year old women that were still living in [...]

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Agency of Aging: Agency for Aging

| January 20, 2012 | 0 Comments
Agency of Aging: Agency for Aging

It seems a great deal of people search these terms every month. If you have landed here it is possible that this website may have something you are looking for. We specialize in the needs of the elderly as they transition through the different stages of life. Becoming a senior can be a rewarding experience [...]

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Homologation of the Mandate in case of Incapacity (Quebec, Canada)

| October 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

(Source of information: http://www.curateur.gouv.qc.ca/cura/en/majeur/inaptitude/demarches/mandat.html) Homologation of a mandate is an official procedure that takes time. The steps leading to enforcement of a mandate are very similar to those for opening a tutorship or curatorship, as shown in the diagram. However, in addition to certifying that the person presumed to be incapacitated is indeed incapacitated, based [...]

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Through the Eyes of A Senior Citizen

| October 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

Written By: Michelle Bayno BSW, BA I read a touching article recently that I wanted to share with you. While browsing through a magazine one afternoon, I found out what is important to this eighty-one year old elderly lady. I will call her Mrs. Smith.  She shared some lessons that life has taught her, and [...]

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The Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics

| August 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

By Bruce D. Perry and Erin P. HambrickGoing beyond the medical model, The Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics maps the neurobiological development of maltreated children. Assessment identifies developmental challenges and relationships which contribute to risk or resiliency. READ MORE

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The Contribution of Early Traumatic Events to Schizophrenia in Some Patients: A Traumagenic Neurodevelopmental Model

| August 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

By John Read, Bruce D. Perry, Andrew Moskowitz, and Jan ConnollyThe current diathesis-stress model of schizophrenia proposes that a genetic deficit creates a predisposing vulnerability in the form of oversensitivity to stress. READ MORE

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Anxiety Disorders

| August 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

A Study and Overview of Anxiety Disordersby Sanjeev Pathak, MD and Bruce D. Perry, MD, Ph.D.  READ MORE

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Homeostasis, Stress, Trauma, and Adaptation

| August 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

A Neurodevelopmental View of Childhood Traumaby Bruce D. Perry, MD., Ph.D., and Ronnie Pollard, MD   READ MORE

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Examining Child Maltreatment Through a Neurodevelopmental Lens: Clinical Applications of the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics

| August 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

Journal of Loss and Trauma, 14:240-255, 2009, Bruce D. PerryThis article provides the theoretical rationale and overview of a neurodevelopmentally-informed approach to therapeutic work with maltreated and traumatized children and youth. READ MORE

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