October 2016

posted 10.25.2016
By Vidya Raman-Tangella National Family Caregivers Month is November, an ideal time to honor and thank caregivers who provide support to our nation’s aging or disabled loved ones. According to the National Alliance for Caregiving, nearly 34 million people nationwide provide unpaid care to a loved…
posted 10.13.2016
Music for Life: Music Participation and Quality of Life of Senior Citizens. By C. Victor Fung and Lisa J. Lehmberg. Oxford University Press, 2016. ISBN 978-0-19-937169-3. Reviewed by Joshua Berrett “Music and quality of life are two of the most stable and everlasting human desires.” With this…
posted 10.13.2016
By Crystal McGaha With aging comes inevitable change. I believe quality of life, well-being, level of satisfaction with life, positive health outcomes, and outcomes in several aspects heavily depend on individual ability to embrace and approach change in a positive, productive manner. I believe…