Sanctuary House of Listening

sanctThe one thing in the world that produces love and understanding is the one thing most missing in our civilization. Listening is the key to healthy human relationships but we have never been taught to listen. It certainly is not modeled in governments thus not in public educational systems. Authoritative Continue reading

Tips on Staying Actively Involved in the Health Care of Someone You Care For

When you care for someone in the home, you must also manage that person’s health care. This means choosing a good medical team, keeping costs down, arranging for medical appointments, and getting the best, least expensive medicines. It also means knowing what the insurance rules are and, most important, being an advocate for the person in your care.

Doctors and nurses can focus on physical diagnosis and may ignore the emotional aspects of care. Sometimes they have little time to consider the spiritual aspects of healing. Although you should consult with professionals about the levels of therapy and support needed for the person in your care, you do not have to accept what they suggest or order. Keep asking questions untilĀ  Continue reading