Our homes have a unique and essential influence on the overall sense of well-being, happiness and effectiveness in our personal and family lives. Business consultants provide education to improve management practices within all types of organizations. Organizations are consistently concerned with enhancing job performance and employee satisfaction. One factor that influences employee satisfaction is the effort to balance the many demands of life. This paper describes how more effective home management can have a positive influence on work-family balance.
What's really important? Demands on the nutrition of people with dementia and what we can learn about the nutrition of the elderly
The programme of our panel discussion on food, health and family announces: "Benefits of healthy eating from the early years to old age". My contribution is to take a look at the special nutritional requirements of the elderly; a topic which is only beginning to be discussed - at least in Germany.
As Brillat-Savarin brilliantly stated over two centuries ago, the very necessity of nourishment might explain why societies often take for granted a fundamental aspect of human culture. Yet gathering and sharing meals is a central social action with important consequences for physical and psychological wellbeing, as well as for the structure of occupations in society.
Tell me what you learn and I'll tell you how you'll eat: The different ways of food and cooking "learning" and its influence on decisions of consumption
For a few decades already, the extension of the work-related life outside the house for women has shaped a new situation within the home, but without giving rise to a new distribution of roles at home. Except for some exceptions, it is stated that the majority of cooking activities are carried out by the adult woman of the household group.
I studied law and finished off with a Masters degree. After my studies I worked for some time before I got married and started a family. From that time onwards, bringing up my family was my profession. I raised four children and the youngest is now 12 years old.