Communication to Become Relational

Even for the most introverted amongst us, we desire connection to another human being. It is through this connection that we learn about who the person is before us. We see and learn about what brings this person joy and what brings them pain. We find an emotional level to connect to find a commonContinue reading “Communication to Become Relational”

A Shared Story

“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I may remember. Involve me and I learn.” -Benjamin Franklin This quote, which apparently has several variations when trying to research its exact origin, came across my Facebook feed this morning. When I read it, I thought it was a near perfect way to describe how weContinue reading “A Shared Story”

Personal Library: Start with YES!

“The culture shift we envision begins with communication and ends with connection,” writes Cathy Braxton and Tami Neumann on page 11 of their book, Start with Yes! A Unique Way to Communicate with Persons Living with Dementia. They are the creators of the DementiaRAW method. In a world (mostly internet world) that is filled with tooContinue reading “Personal Library: Start with YES!”