Beth Baldino, MSW, CHHC
Certified Holistic Health Counselor
(973) 979-6951

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Essentials of Natural Home Health-Care

Now that the weather is finally consistent with the season, it’s the perfect time to think about how we might prepare for fending off the illnesses we’ll be exposed to as late autumn leads into winter. The recent Waldorf-sponsored workshop, Essentials of Home Health Care, conducted by Jeanne Schirm and Judith Brockway Aventuro, two holistic nurses who have studied Anthroposophical medicine, couldn’t have been timelier. Their program combined a description of general principles regarding the qualities of a healthy home environment along with an overview of practical techniques for assisting a patient through an illness in a way that will facilitate the healing process rather than just suppress symptoms. For me, it provided good reinforcement of practices that I have already employed and the presentation of interesting new ideas I can add to my repertoire.

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