About the book: Anyone who thinks nursing homes are depressing places to visit hasn't been to Milly's Merry Roost - or any other elder care community for that matter! Nursing Homes are not only full of hilarious stories but they're also filled with the wonderful people who have lived them. Open the first page of Second Wind and start reading about the colorful characters who play out the story of a group of elderly people - and some younger folks - who have gotten a second wind. Neil Shulman is a medical doctor, was a medical director of a nursing home and author of many books including Doc Hollywood. He currently travels the country with his one-man comedy act based primarily on personal experience. P.K. Beville, a clinician specializing in geriatrics and founder of Second Wind Dreams is a champion of eldercare. She travels the country making dreams come true and raising awareness about the needs of Alzheimer's care. The characters and stories in Second Wind are based on actual events. Second Wind DreamsŪ, a nonprofit organization, makes dreams come true for elders in long term care and is the home of the award winning Virtual Dementia TourŪ. Changing the perception of aging through dreams and innovative programming is what they are all about. Second Wind Dreams organizes and motives elder care communities to find out what their residents dream about and using their local communities as a resource, sets out to fulfill each dream. From dinner at a local favorite restaurant to a visit with a long lost friend, each dream gives all involved a Second Wind. Please visit www.secondwind.org
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About the Authors Neil Shulman M.D. a.k.a. the "real" Doc Hollywood, is Associate Professor of Internal Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine. He's often referred to as a "Renaissance Man" He is the founder of the Global Health & Humanitarian Summit. He is the author of over 25 novels, children's tales and consumer health books. He was co-producer of the movie "Doc Hollywood" starring Michael J. Fox, which was based on one of his books. He has also written and/or produced for CBS, CNN and Disney. He was, at one time, a researcher in cardiovascular disease, receiving over 8 million dollars in grants and co-authoring over 50 scientific papers. Now he is traipsing around the world speaking on serious health issues and performing comedy for kids, general audiences and seniors. The spectrum of his performances range from events for Rosalyn Carter, the UN, Disney, programs for cancer patients, Alzheimer's patients and kids with disabilities, to fundraisers with Jane Fonda and Miss America. He has also served as Chairman of the Board for the real Patch Adam's non-profit organization, Gesundheit! Institute. For more information on Neil Shulman books and projects, see www.neilshulman.com. P.K. Beville is Founder and CEO of the nonprofit Second Wind Dreams. She is also author and inventor of the Virtual Dementia Tour®, a sensitivity training program about dementia used throughout the world. She has been serving geriatrics since 1983. Her mission is to change the perception of aging and she continues to do this through the programs and services at Second Wind Dreams®. Since 1997, Second Wind Dreams has made thousands of dreams come true from the simple to the sublime. Dreams of swinging in a porch swing again or being a police officer for a day renews the spirit for everyone involved. Be a part of the movement by going to www.secondwind.org. Watch real time dreams coming true on their facebook page. P.K. has been fe
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Book Description RX Humor 1995-08-01, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 0963900269 Ships promptly. Bookseller Inventory # GNT6815ABGV03272014H6432C
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