You can't stay in your corner of the forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.
- A. A. Milne, Author (Winnie the Pooh)
If someone listens, or stretches out a hand, or whispers a kind word of encouragement, or attempts to understand a lonely person, extraordinary things begin to happen.
- Loretta Girzartis, Author
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson, Essayist
The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated.
- William James, Philosopher
In American life, we think we are most free when we don't need anybody. Exactly what Alzheimer's represents is absolute dependency - That's what we all need to learn - how deeply we need one another.
- Stanley Hauerwas, Professor of Theological Ethics
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat . . .We must find each other.
- Mother Theresa, Saint
A good traveler is one who does not know where he is going to, and a perfect traveler does not know where he came from.
- Lin Yutang, Writer
Nothing is more revealing than movement.
- Martha Graham, Dancer
All real living is meeting.
- Martin Buber, Philosopher
I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer, Missionary
Following the light of the sun, we left the Old World.
- Christopher Columbus, Explorer
They invented hugs to let people know you love them without saying anything.
- Bil Keane, Cartoonist
Memory Bridge Newsletter
11/03/15 - Treasure Coast Welcomes Back Michael Verde
You are invited to join us in welcoming back Michael Verde to the Treasure Coast.
Stuart Lodge Assisted Living is graciously hosting Michael as he shares a groundbreaking communication approach to dementia care in his presentation, Love Is Listening.
Participants will learn ways to tap into depths of memory that dementia does not erase. Family, Friends, and Caregivers of individuals with dementia are invited to attend this free presentation at the Stuart Lodge.
For reservations, please call 772-463-7133.
Love is Listening:
Healing the Dis-ease of Dementia through Empathetic Communication
with Michael Verde