Handling Troubling Behavior: Agitation and Repetition

Some of the greatest challenges of caring or someone with dementia are the personality and behavior changes that often occur.  You can best meet these challenges by using creativity, flexibility, patience, and compassion.  It also helps to not take things personally...

Reflecting on Father’s Day

On the third Sunday of June, we honor fatherhood, parental bonds, and the influence fathers have had in society. Let us reflect on the way our own fathers have been important in our own lives. In some Catholic European countries, Father’s Day has been celebrated on...

Being a Fellow-Worker with God

Florence Nightingale once said, “To be a fellow worker with God is the highest aspiration of which we can conceive man capable.” No matter what position we hold at Vincentian system, we are all fellow workers with God. God calls each of us to a specific work, to give...