Join Dr. Bob: Integrated Caregiving Workshop

Integrated Caregiving Workshop Connecting, Empowering, and Supporting Caregivers. Join Dr. Bob Uslander (Integrated MD Care) and Dana Upton (Licensed Family Therapist) for an uplifting and energizing complimentary workshop that honors the noble work of caregivers, providing a safe place to share your fears, frustrations and hopes. This workshop will help you find ways to: –  Approach difficult conversations with loved …

The Healing Property of Connection: A True Story

I recently watched a fascinating TED talk about The Harvard Study for Adult Development. Since 1938 (for 75 years!) researchers have been tracking and studying the lives of a group of 724 men from Boston. At the start of the study, half of the men were sophomores at Harvard University and half were from the poorest communities of Boston. 60 …

Saying Goodbye to a Dear Friend

Three and a half years ago my family said goodbye to a dear friend.  Our 15 year-old golden retriever-lab mix, Haole, had been in declining health for about a year. He was having trouble walking, and was losing his vision and hearing, He’d lost weight and had begun lashing out violently at our other dog, who had been his faithful …