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Heart2Heart Mag (#H2HMag), R4L and it's affiliates help communities discover the extraordinary in those with mental or physical impairment, to activate empowerment and educate caregivers, caregiver-case-managers, family-members, communities globally, for quality-care. We are Guardianship Reform Advocates for the Disabled and Elderly.
Assistant Recall Program! refers to the mental process of retrieval of extraordinary acts from the past, of those living with mental or physical impairment. "Recall" Molds communities with character, confidence, conviction, and compassion. Communities learn confidence through obstacles, and they go on to compassionately apply these lessons in a variety of fields (missions, teaching, to name a few). It is a great achievement for any man to perform extraordinary acts – but it is even more so when this is done despite a terrible disability or life’s challenges.
It takes a lot of strength and a complete no-fear attitude to go as far as these highly successful people with disabilities have. From inventors, CEO's, Performers, Speakers, Artists, Book Authors and Poets. Can you recall some of the biggest overcoming-disability-to-succeed success stories? (People who have made a major mark on society through their actions or through succeeding against all odds)
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Guardianship and Caregiver Liability
At some point while caring for an older person, a caregiver may realize that the older person can no longer manage his or her own personal care or finances, or both. Caregivers, often the adult children or other relatives of the older person, may find themselves awkwardly navigating previously unknown interpersonal and legal terrain. An adult child caring for an aging parent often faces the reversal of familial roles—he or she becomes the “parent” and the parent becomes the “child.” The older person may not acknowledge a change in abilities, presenting potentially emotional and tense circumstances for both parties. Even if the older persons understand that their situation is changing, they must still deal with the feelings associated with their loss of independence and declining health. Solutions are available to the caregiver and the older person, but the caregiver must remain mindful of the moral and legal obligations associated with each option. The most dramatic and potentially stressful option is guardianship of the older person. However, older persons may consider implementing various alternatives to guardianship if they are competent to understand the consequences of their decisions. Attorneys serving both parties should always be aware of the complex interpersonal issues that underlie this particular area of practice. Read More
Requirements to be a CAREGiver: Ability to treat and care for seniors and their property with dignity and respect Ability to communicate with clients in a friendly and congenial manner Complete a criminal background check, DMV check and drug screen Possess a valid driver’s license and valid auto insurance Must be at least 21 years of age. Home Instead Senior Care, Contact Person: Advocate PJ Sampson
Greetings, We are scheduling our Support Group Facilitator Training For November 10th. If you are interested in becoming a facilitator or co-facilitator, the training is required. regardless of the level of expertise we are all continually learning and we want to be certain all of the tools are available to you for this role. Alzheimer's of Arkansas, Contact Person: Advocate PJ Sampson
Reforming guardianship laws, protecting wards' most fundamental rights and liberties. Legislation that addresses a national epidemic of isolation in guardianships whereby all too often a guardian restricts visits, telephone calls, sending and receiving mail, withholds medical emergencies from family members, etc. Heart2Heart Mag, Contact Person: Advocate PJ Sampson
As a caregiver, family member or friend of someone who has Alzheimer’s disease, you may feel overwhelmed and frustrated. Often it helps to talk with someone who really understands what you are experiencing, someone who knows how you feel. You can meet that someone at an Alzheimer’s Support Group. Alzheimer's of Arkansas, Contact Person: Advocate PJ Sampson
Whether you are a professional caregiver or have finally gotten around to asking an aging relative to share their life stories, be prepared for the unexpected. Heart2Heart Mag, Contact Person: Advocate PJ Sampson
~Community advocacy includes creating programs and services, developing partnerships, and changing public policies, laws, and practices to improve Quality life in those with mental/physical disabilities and those dealing with life challenges.. Recognizing the good and receiving it with gratitude is a recipe for emotional health and well-being. Getting through life can be hard work. You will encounter losses, you will lose relationships, you will suffer physical and emotional pain. However, when you shift your mindset to embracing change, developing a positive outlook, and emphasizing the importance of connections, you can not only get through life, but soar through life.
Contact Person: Advocate Evangelist PJ Sampson
401 W Pershing Blvd, North Little Rock, AR 72114