January 25, 2024
AM Session: "Laughter Yoga"
Breathing exercises with laughter
Asking participants to laugh, asking others to all laugh
3 of each, space out laughter
Add physical elements
Draw from personal/universal experiences
End on a positive note
And remember: Ho Ho Ha Ha Ha
Handouts available to participants
PM Session: "Dementia Best Practice: Person Centered Care"
arguing escalates a situation
Care Givers Prayer
by Ron Cooper
May I strive to say the right thing at the right time.
May I look to others to help shoulder my burden.
May I tend to my needs to avoid overload.
May I look to my higher power for guidance.
May I avoid managing every aspect of care.
May I sharpen my listening skills.
May I realize I can never know everything.
But I will learn the most important things.
May love guide my every action
And keep me centered upon the precious one in my care.
Adapted from A Grateful Survivor: Tips & Tributes for Cancer Caregivers (2019)