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How to work with siblings in caregiving

Healings in Motion Founder, Mary Nicholson and Caregiver Companion Author, Carolyn A Brent, Discuss New Technologies Available to Assist Caregivers, Sibling Rivalry, End-of-Life Issues and Other Caring Tips Today I have the great pleasure of being the host on Day 9 of the Virtual Blog Tour of author Carolyn A. Brent whose book The Caregiver’s Companion: Caring for Your Loved One Medically, Financially and Emotionally While Caring for Yourself is

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Healings in Motion founder speaks with A2A

This week, Healings in Motion founder Mary Nicholson speaks with Adversity 2 Advocacy (A2A) Alliance founder Jeff Bell about surviving a stroke, her journey from an inability to walk and talk, to launching a patient-driven nonprofit organization serving individuals who have had strokes, brain injuries and brain attacks. Listen to the full conversation below: The A2A Alliance is an organization dedicated to promoting and fostering the power of turning

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May is Stroke Awareness Month

National Stroke Awareness Month takes place in May every year. Healings in Motion is honoring this very special time of the year to increase public awareness of stroke in an effort to help conquer it with two very special events: Solutions 4 Life & Stroke Awareness Day in San Joaquin County When it comes to raising awareness about stroke, even the smallest efforts make a difference. Raising stroke awareness is about: Elevating stroke in the mindset

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Healings in Motion presents the 2nd Annual Stroke Awareness Day in San Joaquin County on Wednesday, May 23, 2012, 12noon-4:30pm. The public is invited to attend free.

Healings in Motion presents the 2nd Annual Stroke Awareness Day in San Joaquin County. The featured speaker, Dr. Richard Atkinson, currently serves as the Director of the Stroke and Neurological Critical Care Program at Sutter Medical Center in Sacramento, CA. He is board certified in the new specialty of vascular neurology. Dr. Atkinson is a stroke center certification advisor for the American Heart Association. Dr. Atkinson ‘s affiliation with

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Healings in Motion Presents the 5th Annual Coach for Life’s Champions Award’s Dinner & Show, The theme is “A San Joaquin Stay-cation, Island Style”.

Healings in Motion will present the 5th Annual "Coach for Life's Champions Awards Dinner and Show." This year's dinner theme is, "A San Joaquin Stay-cation, Island Style," an excursion for survivors. The decor will spotlight exotic island get-aways without leaving the comforts of the Valley.    Healings in Motion will present the "Caregiver of the Year," "Creative Expressions Award," "President's Award," and the distinguishing "Coach for Life's

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The California Speech-Language-Hearing Association presented the “2012 Distinguished Consumer Award” to Mary Nicholson, Founder of Healings in Motion

Stockton, CA (PRWEB) March 30, 2012 Mary Nicholson, Founder of Healings in Motion, received the "Distinguished Consumer of the Year Award" presented by the California Speech-Language-Hearing Association at their annual conference in San Jose, CA. A prelude to the awards program was a video presentation including interviews from ten people speaking about the contributions Nicholson has made that to increase stroke awareness and stroke prevention.

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Healings in Motion Announces Keynote Speaker, Dr. Gary Small, Memory Expert, for the 5th Annual “Caring for the Caregiver” Symposium in Stockton, CA, November 10, 2012

Healings in Motion is proud to present Dr. Gary W. Small, M.D. as the keynote speaker at the 5th Annual "Caring for the Caregiver" Symposium.    Dr. Small is recognized nationally as the expert on memory and aging. He has been featured on shows including The Dr. Oz Show, The Today Show. Dr. Small directs UCLA's Longevity Center and the Geriatric Psychiatry Division at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience & Human Behavior at the David Geffen

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Neuropsychologist Roseann Hannon Shares Expertise and Advice as a Board Member for Healings in Motion, a Non-Profit Agency Serving San Joaquin County, CA

Roseann Hannon, PhD, is a clinical neuropsychologist in private practice in Stockton, CA. She specializes in neuropsychological evaluations for individuals who have had a stroke, head trauma and other disorders that affect brain functioning. Such evaluations are helpful to individuals and their families in understanding their cognitive and emotional strengths and weaknesses and in designing rehabilitation treatments. Dr. Hannon also provides individual

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New Model Inspires Collaboration and Hope for Stroke Awareness and Prevention in the San Joaquin Valley through Healings in Motion’s “CV-RAPS” Program

Healings in Motion helps victims with practical and useable information to deal with the aftermaths of a devastating life event, such as a stroke. Change is inevitable and but there are many resources existing to curb the financial devastation that may result from change. Change is not an issue of “if”, but rather “when”. Healings in Motion’s monthly lunch and learn program, CV-RAPS, an acronym for the Central Valley, Recovery, Awareness,

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“The Invisible Magic of Caregiving” is the Theme of Healings in Motion’s 4th Annual Caregiver Symposium, Benefiting All Those Caring for Others in the Central Valley

As part of National Caregiver Appreciation Month, Healings in Motion presents the 4th Annual Caregiver Symposium on Saturday, November 12, 2011 in Stockton, CA at the Central United Methodist Church, 3700 Pacific Avenue, Stockton, CA 95204, across the street from the University of the Pacific. November 12, 2011 is proclaimed "Caregiver Appreciation Day in San Joaquin County". This event is a special day for Caregivers to rejuvenate, recharge and

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