I have always been a proponent that if something is just not working well, shifting gears may be a solution. Let's face it - everything is changing fast these days, so much so that it seems as if technology leads the pack in shifting gears at every juncture of our daily lives.
We all like to think that have compassion for others don't we? After all, we give care, so we must have empathy. Is there a difference between caring and true compassion?
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About one fourth of older hospital patients have dementia. These patients are at an outstandingly higher risk than other patients for:
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Our hyper competitive, profit driven business world often scoffs at the idea of collaboration. I supposed I'm naive, but I want to think that those in senior care are more passionate and compassionate about working with others for the greater good. I still believe this is true for most of us. Working well with others almost always comes back to us ten fold. This is true in life and business.