Getting Over Grief: Understanding its Stages and How to Heal

Do you know all the causes of grief?  Death is a major cause of grief, but there are others.

Losses such as health, career, status, role, divorce, and financial loss cause many people grief.

Want to learn more?

Jane Newton, Community Educator from CNV Detox has sent information  on their guide “Getting Over Grief: Understanding its Stages and How to Heal” to help educate the public and  make learning about grief simple.

The bottom line is that most people don’t think much about grief until it hits them, even though grief affects almost everyone.

Here’s the link to this resource: http://www.cnvdetox.com/understanding-grief/

Elderly Care: A Guide for Families New to Caring

I want to share this helpful guide written for families new to caring for elderly loved ones.

The guide is called “ Elderly Care: A Guide for Families New to Caring”. It offers plenty of valuable information such as:

  • Getting started on finding care, understanding different and varied care options available, as well as costs and legal considerations when planning for elderly care.
  • Home modifications and assistive technologies that can improve the daily living of elderly family members.
  • Support networks and charities that offer help and support for both people in need of elderly care and their families.
  • Other helpful resources and tools to help family members begin to find the best possible care option for their elderly.

You can check it here, to know more about it.

Here’s another good guide for Carers:

Guide on Handling Coughs and Colds in the Elderly

This helpful how-to guide tells you what you need to know about colds and flu, why elderly people are at a higher risk of infection, and how influenza and the common cold can lead to more serious health complications in older adults. Also, some useful tips and advice on preventive measures to help keep the elderly from catching colds and flu. You can find it here:

https://www.covonia.co.uk/coughs-colds-elderly-guide/

An Inspiring Kiva Story

Kiva is an international nonprofit, founded in 2005 and based in San Francisco, with a mission to connect people through lending to alleviate poverty. They celebrate and support people looking to create a better future for themselves, their families and their communities. 
Kiva Loan for a Shoe Business

By lending as little as $25 on Kiva, anyone can help a borrower start or grow a business, go to school, access clean energy or realize their potential. For some, it’s a matter of survival, for others it’s the fuel for a life-long ambition.

One woman brewing change in Africa, and beyond – Medium  Story by Jessica P. Hansen, photos by Brandon Smith

Vava Coffee, is taking the coffee industry by storm. Upon learning that coffee farmers in Kenya earn less than 35% of the international market value on their high-quality coffee because of their lack of access to better markets and limited knowledge of the quality of their product, Vava set out to shake things up. Get the full ‘scoop’ on how her Kiva loan has allowed her to grow her business and improve the lives of 30,000 farmers in innovative ways