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Care Coordination: Provides One Family Among Many with their “Posse”

Tiffany and “Jocie’s Posse” from Care Coordination of Alaska Provided Answers, Support and Encouragement. The relationships that develop among Care Coordination clients, their care coordinator and their family members often can be deeply...
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Grief Group

6-week Virtual GroupThursdays from 12-1 pm October 7 – November 11 Join for support around a death loss. Hospice of Anchorage will be providing Bearing the Unbearable by Joanne Cacciatore to all group...
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Comfort Pets Help Reduce Isolation for Any Alaskan Living with Alzheimer’s or Related Dementias

Alzheimer’s Resource of Alaska is now providing a limited number of comfort pets at no cost to reduce social isolation for Alaskans. Are you worried about someone who is lonely and needs comfort?...
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Art Links Caregiving Blog

Enhancing Well-Being with the Creative Arts

Art and creativity can improve our emotional well-being and open new ways of connecting with people living with dementia. We often discover hidden talents and abilities. Art Links participants creating art with watercolor...
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Art Links

Rock Painting – Northern Lights

Rock painting is a fun activity that can create some stunning results. Here are a couple of ideas that we created for some inspiration! Supplies Acrylic paints in various colors – black, shades...
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CCRA’s Tess Staton dubbed “Get-it-done kind of woman”

Bobby was extremely frustrated and wasn’t sure how to proceed. I asked Bobby if he would like my assistance, which he gladly accepted. I have been working with Bobby as his care coordinator...
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Art Links

Alaska Lupines & Fireweed

Lupines and Fireweed might as well be our State Flower. You can only catch them blooming in late June through July. The rest of the year we'll have to create our own: Supplies...
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Art Links

Rock Painting – Abstract

Rock painting is a fun activity that can create some stunning results. Here are a couple of ideas that we created for some inspiration! Supplies Rock – clean and dryAcrylic paint – various...
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Art Links

Abstract Art

This is a fun and easy activity that makes it easy for anyone to create an abstract masterpiece! Supplies White cardstock or watercolor paperPainters tape                                                                                                               Watercolors                                                                                                                                                 Directions Cut painters tape in different lengthsTape the painters...
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Art Links

Art Links – The Benefits of Coloring

Coloring has the ability to relax the fear center of your brain by inducing a state similar to meditation, calming a restless mind. Coloring for adults has become very popular. There are adult coloring books...
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