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Resources for understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Resources for understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Memory loss that disrupts daily life is not considered a normal part of aging—an important fact Alzheimer’s advocates point out that may be one of the first signs of dementia. However, most people struggle with acknowledging there may be a problem. As defined by the National Institute on Aging, Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia, is an irreversible, progressive brain disorder that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills, and eventually, the ability to carry out the simplest tasks….

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School’s Out! Read Up!

School’s Out! Read Up!

Looking for fresh ideas and topical, research-driven information regarding Catholic school administration? Subscribe to the Catholic School Management Letter (CSML), a free resource aimed at providing insight and best practices to further enhance and assist you in your role in education. After 40 years on a paid subscription basis, the CSML is now provided as a free tool sent straight to your inbox. CSML is written by experienced professionals, specializing in Catholic school planning, strategy and leadership. Each issue is…

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How to Channel Volunteer Leadership

How to Channel Volunteer Leadership

The latest Catholic School Management Letter takes a look at maximizing volunteer efforts. Check out this excerpt: Within Catholic schools, leadership is sought in numerous areas, and the volunteers who take on these key roles can make a substantial addition to the school experience. Yet quite often managing volunteer engagement for maximum positive impact can be a challenge. In the perfect world, these volunteers are always absolutely clear about their mandate. Therefore, there is no danger of tensions arising from…

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