Should You Join a Mental Health Support Group?

[ad_1] March 25, 2024 In today’s fast-paced world, the pressures of everyday life can take a toll on our mental health. Stress, anxiety, depression, and other mental health issues are increasingly common, affecting individuals from all walks of life. The importance of mental illness treatment cannot be overstated, as it plays a crucial role in … Read more

Elevating Employee Resource Group Engagement and Community

[ad_1] Once you have your Employee Resource Group for family caregivers at your company, how do you maximize the engagement and supercharge your community with support and resources? [If you haven’t created a Caregiver ERG yet, start with this post: Beginner’s Guide: Launching a Working Caregiver Employee Resource Group.] When I co-led my company’s Women’s … Read more

Why the Low Weight Group Exhibits Worse Outcomes in Some Epidemiological Studies – Fight Aging!

[ad_1] Today’s open access paper outlines results from an epidemiological study, and is a fairly standard examination of the relationship between being overweight and outcomes such as increased risk of age-related disease and mortality. Being a modern study, it uses waist circumference rather than body mass index, as the most problematic fat tissue held … Read more

“You’re one of the band!” – Group Music Therapy in Dementia

[ad_1] This blog describes one group member’s experiences in a weekly music therapy session, held in an NHS care home in Scotland. Morna* is a 74 year old woman living with a mixed-type dementia and attends the music therapy group regularly. When I arrive, Morna is sitting with some others in a communal space within the … Read more

Launching a Working Family Caregiver Employee Resource Group

[ad_1] Caregiving doesn’t just happen during the work hours. In fact, as a sandwich-generation working family caregiver, I often had to use my time off for care, leave work unexpectedly, and make calls during the workday. Sometimes, my head wasn’t completely wrapped around work due to all the caregiving worries and responsibilities. And yet, I … Read more