Staying consistant with your meds is paramount to your mental health. It is important to take your meds at the same time every day. Why? Because it keeps your mind and body in balance. Set an alarm. This one seems obvious but few people follow through...
Fort Smith Based Non-Profit Relies On United Way Funding
FORT SMITH (KFSM) - Project Compassion is a non-profit located at the St. Scholastica Monastery that provides a helping hand to 26 nursing homes in Fort Smith. But, the organization relies on funding and the United Way of Fort Smith is one main source. For a "5NEWS This Morning" segment that aired Saturday (June 13), anchor Daren Bobb spoke to Executive Director Marion Conrad about Project Compassion's work. She said they were started in 1972 by Glory White as a way for volunteers to spend time with nursing home residents. She also said what's critical for them is having that inter-generational friendship between the volunteers and seniors.
How to Find Free Rides for Seniors Who Live at Home
How to Find Free Rides for Seniors Who Live at Home. Help your parents stay active without busting your budget.
Gender Inequality and Female Empowerment: A Guide To Global Issues
In this Global Citizen guide to global issues, find out more about female empowerment and gender inequality. Girls and women are essential to building health...
Codependency 101: What Does Being Codependent Mean?
Are you codependent? If so, there are probably some things you have a tough time accepting about human nature and relationships. On the other hand, perhaps you’re not sure what codependent means, in which case, let’s begin with some basics Codependents need to be needed. They believe making oneself invaluable to another is the pathway to love. It isn’t. It’s the pathway to becoming a doormat, to being taken advantage of and to becoming a target of abuse. When someone loves you and you love them, you want to be with each other (interdependence). You don’t need to be with each other (dependence). The former is a mutual coming together. The latter is tinged with urgency and desperation. Codependents may have difficulty being alone, feel unworthy of being loved and a fear of…
How to Choose a Child Care Center
The task of choosing a child care center for the first time can be daunting - let Primary Beginnings make it easy for you with these simple instructions.
4 Tips On Winning Your Phone Interview!
Got a phone interview? Congratulations! Your resume is amazing, your application was flawless, you’ve caught a potential employer’s attention …
Read the bill: GOP proposal for replacing Obamacare
This is House Republicans' plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. They released the proposal Monday. It would roll back Obamacare's extensive system for providing health insurance to millions of Americans, eliminate in 2020 the federal aid that has allowed 31 states to expand their Medicaid programs to millions of previously uninsured poor people, and restructure the tax subsidies that help Americans who don’t get coverage through an employer to buy health plans.
How to Use Exercise to Manage Depression « Mental Health
If you’re dealing with depression and have been disappointed to find that antidepressants aren’t as effective as you’d hoped, you’re [...]
Director of Program Standards
The Bair Foundation is seeking a Director of Program Standards to oversee the Council on Accreditation to ensure licensing regulations are adhered to and to oversee the quality of care issues as it relates to the our treatment philosophy, critical incidents, moves to less restrictive and compliance. This position will conduct competency based trainings to certify and qualify employees for positions with The Bair Foundation ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Oversees the COA accreditation process and ongoing accreditation compliance and other things necessary for ensuring agency continued compliance with COA, licensing, contract, agency and other requirements. Writes policies and procedures to stay in compliance with regulations and COA standards. Works with Quality Improvement staff in monitoring accreditation compliance, licensing…