Category: Of Interest…

Items of interest to the Vaisnava’s C.A.R.E. community and readers.

The Second Year After a Loved One’s Death

The Second Year After a Loved One’s Death

Moving forward while learning lessons about grief and living with the loss By Jackson Rainer   For more than 25 years, I served as a psychology professor and researched grief and bereavement. I consulted and taught individuals, couples and families to meet the demands that chronic illness exacts, to build safety nets and resilience inmore>>

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Finding Shelter in Times of Suffering

Finding Shelter in Times of Suffering

Finding Shelter in Times of Suffering By Murari Gupta Dasa Even in the most hopeless situations there is hope—when we turn to Lord Krishna. “Can you please speak to my relatives,” a doctor friend requested me after a Sunday feast program in our temple. “Their youngest son died in an accident recently, and they aremore>>

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Have You Visited the Bhaktivedanta Vedic Library Yet?

Have You Visited the Bhaktivedanta Vedic Library Yet?

Dear Friends of Vaishnavas CARE, Are you searching for someone to read Srila Prabhupada’s books to you? Would you like to hear the Bhagavad-gita As It Is, Srimad-Bhagavatam, Caitanya Caritamrita, Nectar of Devotion, Sri Isopanisad, Krsna Book, Teachings of Lord Caitanya, and even prayers and stories? Well, your search is now over with the Bhaktivedanta Vedic Library produced frommore>>

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The Inspiration List

The Inspiration List

A dear friend of mine, Anuradha Devi Dasi who resides in the ISKCON New Vrindavan community (U.S.A.), very kindly sent me a package filled with beautiful gifts. Included in the gift package was a lovely printed card entitled, “The Inspiration List,” written by His Holiness Sacinandana Swami. I thought to share these thoughtful suggestions with our Vaishnavasmore>>

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Radha Krishna Deaf Association Sign Their Way to God

Radha Krishna Deaf Association Sign Their Way to God

By: Madhava Smullen for ISKCON News Please view the video at the end of the article…   When Dayal Gauranga Dasa first began visiting ISKCON’s Bhaktivedanta Manor near London, England, in 1980, he found that it was difficult for him to participate in temple activities and to connect with the community. And he wasn’t the only one. Theremore>>

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Geriatric Emergency Rooms (ERs) Provide Better Care for Older Patients

Geriatric Emergency Rooms (ERs) Provide Better Care for Older Patients

A more suitable environment and risk assessments make the difference. By Lola Butcher Part of the AGE-FRIENDLY HEALTH CARE SPECIAL REPORT Suffering from frail health in her 70s, Dr. Mark Rosenberg’s mother had to make repeated trips to the emergency room of a South Florida hospital. It was loud and chaotic, and seeing trauma victims andmore>>

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Helping Children Deal With Loss Through the Journaling Process

Helping Children Deal With Loss Through the Journaling Process

by Katherine Dorn Today more and more American families are involved in the care of their loved ones. Often that creates a change in family dynamics, routines, reassigning roles, economic hardships and demands on adult time and emotional stress for all family members involved. The changes taking place can be threatening for children. Change createsmore>>

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Is Silence Good for People who have Hearing Loss?

Is Silence Good for People who have Hearing Loss?

Published by Angie Aspinall  For some of us with hearing loss, the thought of silence can be quite scary. After my sudden deafness in my left ear, I developed a bit of a nervous cough. Clearing my throat was my way of checking I could still hear something. It has taken me a long time tomore>>

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3 Things You Can Do As Someone Is Dying

3 Things You Can Do As Someone Is Dying

By Barbara Karnes, RN Dear Barbara, I am a hospice volunteer and am occasionally with a patient when family members are unavailable to be with a person as they near their death. Of course this is a sad situation for the dying person being alone as they leave this world. Sometimes I arrive to findmore>>

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The Benefits of Mindfulness Meditation for Older Adults

The Benefits of Mindfulness Meditation for Older Adults

Why people in their 70s, 80s and beyond might want to meditate By Sally Abrahms  Aging and Caregiving Writer I am sitting comfortably in my chair taking a course on mindfulness and meditation. Like those around me, I want to cope better with stress and feel more relaxed. But more than that, I am intriguedmore>>

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