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What Happens When There Is a Suicide?

Published: May 13, 2024

It happened years ago but I’ll never forget. The telephone call came in on a weekend just before Christmas from my immediate supervisor at work. I never got calls from work on a weekend so I could not imagine the reason for the call. My supervisor, never one to mince words, said that our Boss… Read More

Boundaries: Respecting Our Own and Others

Published: April 16, 2024

We hear a lot about boundaries these days, but do we understand the scope of them and know how to respect them in ourselves as well as others? There is much to be said about boundaries and whole books are written about them. It is outside the scope of this article to do an extensive… Read More

The Importance of Autonomy in the Well-Being of the Older Adult

Published: April 26, 2023

Studies show that maintaining a sense of autonomy is an important factor in keeping the older population living a satisfying life. “Autonomy is the ability of the individual to make and carry out decisions about how, with whom, when, and where to spend one’s time” (Bennett et al, 2015). It is imperative for health care… Read More