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Barbara Huelat discusses Aging at Home in Washington Independent
Barbara J Huelat reflects on Dementia Caregiving in the Messenger Newsletter
Barbara J Huelat, dementia care expert
Barbara J Huelat quoted in AOL, MSN  and Go Banking

Barbara Huelat Discusses Aging at Home in Washington Independent

December 14, 2023

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Orthodox Diocese Features Barbara's Personal Dementia Journey in The Messenger Newsletter

November 27, 2023

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OK News Listed Taming the Chaos of Dementia as a
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Without Change, Our Graying Society Will Continue to Age Itself Into Poverty - 
Barbara Huelat Quoted in AOL, MSN, and GoBankingRates

November 30, 2023

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Barbara J Huelat featured in Alzheimers Caregivers
Barbara Huelat's Thoughts on Volunteerism in VOX
Barbara Huealt Approach to Design featured in Elephant Magazine
Barbara Huelat feature in Healthcare Design
Barbara J Huelat adresses Dementi Caregiving in EBN

Barbara Huelat Shares Tips for Enjoying the Holidays with
Loved Ones in 
Alzheimer's Caregivers

November 27, 2023

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Barbara Huelat's Thoughts on Volunteerism in 
Vox Article

November 27, 2023

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Barbara Huelat Approach to Design for Wellness Featured in 
Elephant Journal

Barbara Huelat, Winner of the 2023 Changemaker Award, Featured in
Healthcare Design Magazine

Barbara Huelat Addresses Dementia Caregiving in Employee Benefit News

November 14, 2023

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Barbara J Huelat Press Release for 2023 Changemaker Award
Barbara J Huelat writes on What to Expect as a Dementia Caregiver in Sururban Chicago Magazine
Barbara Huelat on Reducing Caregiver Stress Featured in Authority Magazine
Tonic radio interview and podcast on speaking dementia
Barbara Huelat on Caregiver Depression in Authentic Magazine

Press Release: Barbara Huelat  2023 Changemaker Award Featured in Digital Journal

Barbara Huelat on What to Expect as a Caregiver in Suburban Family Magazine

October 31, 2023

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Barbara Huelat on Reducing Caregiver Stress Featured in Authority Magazine

October 7, 2023

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Barbara Huelat on How to Speak Dementia Featured on The Tonic Podcast

Barbara Huelat on Caregiver Depression Featured in Authentic Insider Magazine

October 1, 2023

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Published Articles

Barbara's work has also been published in the following outlets:

Medicina 2020

Currently, one in eight people over the age of 65 have dementia, and approximately 75% of caregiving is provided by volunteer family members with little or no training. This study aimed to quantify points of stress for home-based caregivers with the aim of reducing stress for them while concurrently supporting quality of life for the people with dementia whom they cared for. The overreaching purpose was to increase our knowledge of the caregiver stress burden and explore potential technologies and behaviors to ease it.

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Journal of Greenbuilding, Summer 2008

Biophilia is defined as a love of the living world. We seek nature, especially when we don't feel well. Nature can calm us with a beautiful sunset or invigorate us with a spring rain. Both ancient and modern people use nature in healing. Nature has always offered healing places: a sacred spring, a reflective pond, a quiet grove, and majestic peaks. For centuries we have sought these sanctuaries in our quest for health and healing.


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The Center for Health Design

Wayfinding is a person’s spatial behavior or orientation. Spatial orientation is the static relationship to space or the environment. The concept of spatial orientation is the predecessor of wayfinding. This relationship requires the user to form an overall mental image of the layout of the place. This image is referred to as the cognitive map of the setting. Cognitive mapping concerns the ability to visualize a map, and wayfinding uses the cognitive-mapping process to solve location-based problems.

Unlike spatial orientation with its static relationship to space, wayfinding is a dynamic relationship to the space. It is dynamic in that people’s movement with their direct sense of orientation to place must be accommodated.

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