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Book: Elder care book club

This is the 1st iteration of the elder care book club that will have an asynchronous discussion here in FanFare and perhaps a live, virtual meeting to cap off the conversation. The goal is to create a space for learning and mutual compassion as we all support the elders (parents, relatives, chosen family) in our lives. The first book is Creative Care: A Revolutionary Approach to Dementia and Elder Care by Anne Basting. For those who would be able to listen to a podcast interview but not read a book, here's an episode of Zestful Aging that features Anne Basting (43 min, 2020). [more inside]
posted by spamandkimchi on Oct 15, 2023 - 13 comments

Star Trek: The Next Generation: Frame of Mind  Rewatch   Season 6, Ep 21

Riker begins to suspect that all of Tilonus IV's a stage, and all the men and women merely players. [more inside]
posted by CheesesOfBrazil on Aug 27, 2021 - 17 comments

Movie: The Father

A man refuses all assistance from his daughter as he ages. As he tries to make sense of his changing circumstances, he begins to doubt his loved ones, his own mind and even the fabric of his reality. [more inside]
posted by flabdablet on Apr 7, 2021 - 3 comments

Book: The End of Alzheimer's

In this paradigm shifting book, Dr. Bredesen offers real hope to anyone looking to prevent and even reverse Alzheimer's disease and cognitive decline. Taking insights gleaned from over 40 years in medicine, Dr. Bredesen has authored a groundbreaking guide to prevent and reverse Alzheimer’s Disease that fundamentally changes how we understand cognitive decline. [more inside]
posted by aniola on Sep 24, 2019 - 6 comments

Supergirl: Schott Through the Heart  Season 3, Ep 14

After Winn's father passed away, his estranged mother, Mary, shows up, and they must reconcile why she abandoned him while a copycat Toyman attacks them. Mon-El must tell Kara of a recent discovery. Alex finds J'onn's father, M'yrnn, has something to hide. [more inside]
posted by numaner on Apr 18, 2018 - 8 comments

Movie: The Oscar Nominated Short Films 2017: Animation

Shorts HD presents a theatrical release of the five Oscar nominees for Best Short Film, Animated, plus three "Highly Commended" animated shorts. [more inside]
posted by DevilsAdvocate on Feb 22, 2017 - 4 comments

Emmerdale: Ashley's Story  Season 0, Ep 0

Emmerdale (formerly Emmerdale Farm) is a decades-running rural UK soap. Tonight's Very Special Episode focussed on the character of Ashley, who over recent months has been shown suffering from dementia. In a break from the form, tonight's episode was shown entirely from Ashley's point of view.
posted by comealongpole on Dec 20, 2016 - 7 comments

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