A tribute to Betty Ford--a woman who changed the way America thinks about the disease of addiction and the pandemic of co-addiction. Thank you for bringing peace to this earth while you now rest in peace.
Fear controls my life. I know what I fear and why I fear it and I know my fear is for the most part not legitimate, merely the legacy of a mother who loathed herself. Yet it persists. Sometimes I almost win. Mostly I don't.
Real Health Care Reform.....Addictions! Abuse! Seniors! Oh My!
If the concept of senior addictions cannot be grasped, it is time for us to see the tie in with the Tsunami of elder abuse that this country is currently experiencing.
Do you know someone who is barely functioning at work or in school because they are staying up all night on the Internet? This behavior certainly will interfere with good sleep and effective performance but is it an addiction?