Author Archives: Doug Seubert

About Doug Seubert

My name is Doug Seubert and I live in Wisconsin (USA). I am working toward a Masters in public health, and I am the President and CEO of a new non-profit organization: Marshfield Area Purple Angels. My blogs share resources, tools, and information about various public health topics, with a strong emphasis on community health education, effective health communication, and health literacy. I am also the creator of "The End of Life Survival Guide" featuring tips and resources for caregivers of a loved one near the end of life.

Memory Cafe in Marshfield

The Marshfield Area Purple Angels are starting to host Memory Cafe events in Marshfield, Wisconsin. The Memory Cafe is a free social event where people with memory loss and those who care about them come together in a safe and … Continue reading

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Grocery shopping….from the dementia perspective

I wrote this story and used it as the introduction to a dementia-friendly business training Marshfield Area Purple Angels did for our local grocery store. Most of us might have difficulty understanding what a trip to the grocery store might … Continue reading

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The CDs are here!

The CDs were delivered yesterday! Thanks to family and friends who donated to the “Sing Along with Margaret” project, I am able to give away (for free!) 300 CDs to individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, their families, and to … Continue reading

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A new bird feeder for Mom ….

I finally finished my project …. I converted our dead christmas tree into a bird feeder….. I covered styrofoam balls in peanut butter then rolled them in bird seed. I also found some old plastic lids, punched a hole, tied … Continue reading

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Sing them their song when they have forgotten …

This perfectly sums up the mission and purpose of the “Sing Along with Margaret” project. For more information, visit these links: Website: http://advantageconsultingservices.org/music.php Free music downloads: http://www.reverbnation.com/singalongwithmargaret Facebook page: http://www.reverbnation.com/singalongwithmargaret

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Music and Activity Specialist

Check out the new “music and activity” section on my website: http://advantageconsultingservices.org/music.php

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Happy New Year, 2015!

Mom and I singing “Auld Lang Syne” and wishing you a happy, healthy New Year!

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Is it music therapy or not?

I have been talking a lot about “music therapy” especially in regards to my role as a full-time, live-in care giver for my mom. I used music every day as part of the care she received at home. I experienced … Continue reading

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A tip for caregivers: USE COTTON SHEETS AND BLANKETS.

While the microfiber sheets are pretty, soft, and warm, they trap moisture close to the skin and cause skin breakdown, bed sores, and yeast infections. My mom was always cold, especially in the winter months. And they have all of … Continue reading

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Some Happy and Sad News

First the happy news! — We reached our funding goal!!! Thank you to all who have supported this project. And now the sad news — My mother, Margaret, passed away on Sunday, December 7, 2014. She was not only my … Continue reading

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