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Managing Grief During the Holidays

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By Jessica Landry
Finding ways to cope with loss can feel overwhelming, particularly during the holidays. While the grief and pain will still be present, it is possible to find ways to ease the suffering.

Helping an Older Relative Who Lives at Home

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By Staff Writer
One of the challenges presented by COVID-19 is finding the support necessary to help aging family members remain in their homes. This support can come from a variety of places including friends and family, neighbors, community service organizations and paid staff.

Raising Your Black Child to Be Resilient

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By Dr. Kennette Thigpen
While parents of black children can’t always be there to shelter their children from oppression and injustice, they can help protect and prepare them by fostering their resilience. Resilience is the ability to bounce back in the face of adversity, to recover from trauma, to achieve positive outcomes despite significant obstacles.

Leaders Need to be Proactive When it Comes to Managing Their Energy Levels

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By Staff Writer
Maintaining sufficient energy levels supports a manager’s ability to problem-solve, listen, think critically, and exercise patience. If managers are not proactive in replenishing their energy in healthy ways, the well will run dry.

Dealing with Caregiver Stress in a COVID-19 World

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By Staff Writer
Among the risks of caregiving before the pandemic were the tendencies for the caregiver to become isolated, overburdened, and overwhelmed. Those risks have only become greater with new measures to protect older and infirm people from the virus.

Maintaining Caution During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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By Staff Writer
After months of taking precautions during the COVID-19 pandemic, many have grown weary of the limits placed on activities and the extra steps to take. However, giving in to that weariness and letting down your guard can have serious consequences.