September 2016 Newsletter

Posted: November 21, 2016 5:11 pm
Mark Your Calendars
Date: 10/12/16
Topic:  My Life is a Struggle But I Don’t Want Help: Senior Resistance to Change and Care
Sponsor: Villa St. Benedict
Location/Time: Villa St. Benedict, 1920 Maple Avenue, Lisle, IL / 5:00-6:30 PM
Contact/Registration: email

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The Senior Experience:
What We Think It Is, What It Really Is and How We Can Make it Better 

Shay Jacobson, RN, MA, NMG, LNCC, CNLCP
Martha Kern



Think of advanced age as a foreign country.

If we’re lucky, we will all eventually live there. Many of our clients and loved ones have moved there and had remarkably mixed experiences. And yet we tend to do very little to learn about this foreign land to which they’ve gone, and where we may also contend with mixed experiences.

What is it like in this strange place? How can we understand those who have undergone this journey? Are there things we can do now to improve our own experiences later?  Continue Reading

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A Strange Sort of Limbo:
How a Woman Was Lost, Found, and Still Somehow Lost

Shay Jacobson, RN, MA, NMG, LNCC, CNLCP

Martha Kern


Anita was, by all accounts, a very pleasant woman. She participated in all of the facility’s social outings and taught the other residents how to knit.


She could not, however, tell you her name on a consistent basis, nor did she always know which room was hers.


She remembered only tiny bits of distant history, some long-ago family associations, a few places she might once have lived.


She could not tell you how she’d come to be in this Assisted Living facility.


Mysteriously, neither could anyone else. Continue Reading


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