Sonjas Suggestions

Sonja’s Suggestions: Loneliness

Recent conversations with clients who expressed loneliness made me think about the subject. The loneliness one feels after the loss of a loved one must be a difficult thing to overcome. Individuals who are in a facility with no friends or family for visitations must feel all alone in the world, too. I have heard clients say, “This too shall pass,” and, hopefully, it will.

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Sonja’s Suggestions: Enjoy the Last Days of Summer

Where did the summer go?! August has come and gone in a blink of an eye. Most of my conversations with our clients and visitors have been centered on the fact that Old Man Winter is looming around the corner – a thought that many of us find disconcerting. Didn’t we just put away our […]

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Sonja’s Suggestions: Planning for Your Pets

Pets are a big part of people’s lives and are typically considered members of the family. I have had many conversations with both friends and clients about what will happen to the family pet after the owner is no longer able to care for them or passes away. It is a heartbreaking conversation. Who will […]

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Sonja’s Suggestions: Caregiving

My heart goes out to caregivers. It is an emotionally exhausting role, often causing family members to constantly worry about their loved one. Will they be okay? Did they eat enough? Did they take their medicine? Did I do this or that correctly? It doesn’t stop. And then there is the paperwork … the never-ending […]

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Sonja’s Suggestions: Dancing

Greetings!  Warmer weather has finally arrived and folks in our reception area are feeling a bounce in their step.  So let’s celebrate the season that is providing us with some exuberant energy by dancing!  Yes, dancing.  It’s a good form of exercise, a lot of fun, and a great way to go out and socialize […]

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Sonja’s Suggestions: Grocery Delivery

Sonja Kraljevic frequently speaks with clients about everything from the weather to their family histories.  During these conversations, she often hears about challenges they are facing, as well.  Over time, she has noticed that people often have similar needs and concerns, so she decided to start a new monthly column with simple suggestions based on the topics […]

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