VigR® Chat — Benefits of Gratitude

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July 27th, 2020 Care Coordination No Comments

Did you know that there are health benefits to the practice of gratitude?

This is the second post in the new VigR Chat series.  This series is created by the Friends Life Care Wellness and Care Coordination team.  Katie Starrantino, Wellness and Care Coordinator, presents on how to implement gratitude in your life.  She explains the benefits you can gain from doing so.

Watch this video. And you will hear about research on the topic of gratitude. In addition, you can learn some simple and straightforward practices.  You will see how you can implement gratitude in your own life.

How to Implement Gratitude in Your Life

What are you thankful for in your life? There are many more resources and research sources online about this important topic. Check out this research from UC Berkeley.  Read more about it in this  article from Psychology Today. We hope you enjoyed this video and are interested in practicing gratitude.  Let us know what you are grateful for – type in the comment box below this post.


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Katie Starrantino, LCSW, M.Ed, CDP

Katie has been working in the medical field for 10+ years.  During this time she assisted in meeting psychosocial needs of individuals living with cancer, rehab patients, nursing home residents, primary care patients and individuals with dementia diagnosis. She is a licensed clinical social worker who holds a masters degree in social work from West Chester University, a masters degree in human sexuality from Widener University.  And she is a certified dementia practitioner.  Katie is grateful for the opportunity to form relationships with her members and to assist in helping them stay happy and healthy.

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