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Jul
22 2019

Prodding and Prompting: Medication Reminders

By Jean DesRoches


Prodding and Prompting: Medication Reminders

I am sure I’ve written about medication reminders before, or have I? Only kidding! I pretty sure I haven’t written about medication reminders specifically. Have I? OK, so never mind all that, the point is that in today’s busy, hectic world it is so easy to lose track of even simple things putting urgent things, like tracking medications, dosages, and timing, even more at risk.

Jan
26 2016

You are not the boss of me!

By Jean Des Roches, AT Program Director


You are not the boss of me!

I have known many fiercely independent people in my life. Most of them women. There was my dear aunt who lived on an old farm house and at the age of 80 something, insisted on climbing ladders and pruning trees, much to the horror of her children.

Nov
10 2015

The Wheels on the Bus

By Jean Des Roches, AT Program Director


The Wheels on the Bus

I happened to notice a school van the other day. I was transported back to a day that I will never forget, a day my son, when he was only aged 7, stepped off the “special needs van” at the sitter’s home, holding a bag of McDonald’s French Fries!

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