Awakening Alzheimer’s Patients With Musicthetakeaway.org
Who do we become when we no longer can remem­ber our own pasts? It’s a har­row­ing real­i­ty for the more than 5 mil­lion peo­ple in Amer­i­ca who cur­rent­ly suf­fer­ing from demen­tia. And as the baby boomers age, those num­bers are only going t…

I love this.   I think we as a society are so afraid of those with dementia that we lock them away.   I think that there are few nobler pursuits than work that treats them as vibrant, beautiful, and dignified human beings.   All work that attempts to bring a higher quality of life, to bring function back, that work is amazing.

Awakening Alzheimer’s Patients With Music
thetakeaway.org

Who do we become when we no longer can remem­ber our own pasts? It’s a har­row­ing real­i­ty for the more than 5 mil­lion peo­ple in Amer­i­ca who cur­rent­ly suf­fer­ing from demen­tia. And as the baby boomers age, those num­bers are only going t…

I love this. I think we as a society are so afraid of those with dementia that we lock them away. I think that there are few nobler pursuits than work that treats them as vibrant, beautiful, and dignified human beings. All work that attempts to bring a higher quality of life, to bring function back, that work is amazing.

doctorwho
doctorwho:

doctorwho:

mtv:

nominee 4 of 6
like or reblog this post to vote doctor who for best fandom forever!
scope out all the other nominees and see who’s in the lead. then watch the mtvU fandom awards on sunday, july 27 at 8/7c on mtv to see which o.g. fandom takes the crown!

Hello Whovians!
Isn’t this fantastic? We’ve all been nominated for mtvU’s Best Fandom Forever award alongside some other amazing fandoms like Batman and Lord of the Rings. As mentioned in the post, this is an award for the best fandom, which means that this nomination is about you. From the gif makers to the artists, the text posters to the casual watchers, all of you are the reason why we’ve all been nominated, and why we get to do all of the fun stuff we do every day here on Doctor Who Tumblr. For that, we thank you!

Like or reblog to vote for Doctor Who, and good luck to all of the other nominees.

Fandom Forever.

doctorwho:

doctorwho:

mtv:

nominee 4 of 6

like or reblog this post to vote doctor who for best fandom forever!

scope out all the other nominees and see who’s in the lead. then watch the mtvU fandom awards on sunday, july 27 at 8/7c on mtv to see which o.g. fandom takes the crown!

Hello Whovians!

Isn’t this fantastic? We’ve all been nominated for mtvU’s Best Fandom Forever award alongside some other amazing fandoms like Batman and Lord of the Rings. As mentioned in the post, this is an award for the best fandom, which means that this nomination is about you. From the gif makers to the artists, the text posters to the casual watchers, all of you are the reason why we’ve all been nominated, and why we get to do all of the fun stuff we do every day here on Doctor Who Tumblr. For that, we thank you!

Like or reblog to vote for Doctor Who, and good luck to all of the other nominees.

Fandom Forever.

wearediabetes

wearediabetes:

Today’s post is by WAD’s Social Media Specialist, Amy Gabbert-Montag.

A few years ago, many articles about a supposed “new” phenomenon of diabulimia/ED-DMT1 (eating disoders and diabetes mellitus type 1) cropped up. Often, the issue was portrayed as something women with diabetes did to…

So true. I’m far from young, and my eating disorder would’ve happened whether or not I had diabetes. Diabetes just made it very very specific.

dangerous-muse

dangerous-muse:

You know you’ve thought it.

Admit it.

At the time you might have been hyper and over-emotional. Your mother might have been being overprotective, or not suitable protective. Someone was trying to cheer you up. People were being uneducated, people were blaming you, or asking you stupid questions…