Volunteer of the Month: Harvey Brisard

Volunteer of the Month: Harvey Brisard

The Volunteer of the Month for June 2022 is Harvey Brisard! Heart2Heart is grateful for Harvey’s willingness to jump in and help when needed.  Remarkably, Harvey didn’t initially expect to become a volunteer with Heart2Heart. His teenage daughter, Maria, was the...
What does it mean to be healthy?

What does it mean to be healthy?

This month, I want to discuss health. Specifically, I want to ask: what does it mean to be healthy? Most of us would jump to a quick answer. However, the definition of health could be different depending on where you’re from and what your beliefs are. The obvious...
How does person-centered care inform aging?

How does person-centered care inform aging?

As we continue to celebrate Older Americans Month’s theme of “Age My Way,” I wanted to explain the concept of person-centered care. Person-centered care can be applied throughout the medical industry. However, it’s also a key principle when we think about how we’d...
How does memory loss affect independence?

How does memory loss affect independence?

Last week, we talked about the theme of “Age My Way” for this year’s Older Americans Month. We even introduced a potential solution called self-directed care that facilitates and supports seniors – or anyone with a developmental disability – who wants to live alone....