July 6, 2020
Signs of Compassion Fatigue and How to Manage the ExhaustionCompassion fatigue can be a serious hazard for those in any helping profession or for those who are caregivers of a loved one. This is not surprising, as those with the most empathy are the most at risk. Certainly, this is true for healthcare workers, counselors, clergy, emergency personnel and other helping professionals, but for the purposes of this article, we will focus on the caregiver.
Daisy, the Potbelly Pig Promotes ReadingThe world’s most famous pig lives in Dowling Park and she is on a mission. You heard that right; Daisy Minor helps share the importance of enjoying reading with children across the US. ACV members, Paul and Vicky Minor, Daisy’s parents, enjoy traveling to accompany her and her canine pug sisters to their shows. Lily Pug and Dixie Cup attend shows with Daisy to help promote reading across the c
A Parade of Smiles at ACVLong-term care and assisted living centers across the US have been closed to visitors since March in an effort to protect the people who live there from the Coronavirus. Understanding the hardship this has created for residents and their families at ACV, the staff of Good Samaritan Center and Dacier Manor organized a drive-by parade.
July 6, 2020
Technology to Stay Connected with Loved Ones in Senior LivingWhen your loved one resides in a senior living community, staying close to them is important to you. You want to stay connected to your parents or loved one, even when you aren’t able to physically spend time with them. The question is, how? Technology has become a part of our daily lives to help us stay informed and to stay connected with friends and family, including loved ones in senior livin