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    The Precious Face of Alzheimer’s: One Caregiver’s Epiphany Transformed Pain into Poetry

    She was about to correct her mother for the umpteenth time when Cathie Borrie realized that maybe it really didn’t matter. What difference did it make that Mum thought the old drug store was newly built? Or...

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  • Welcome the Fall Season by Supporting National Falls Prevention Awareness

    By Sherri Snelling – While Saturday marked the first official day of fall, this whole season is the kick-off to Falls Prevention Awareness. Falls – whether they happen in the home or just getting around town –...

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  • Senior Housing: Finding the Right Nursing Home

    Submitted by LivingSenior – Being a full-time caregiver for a family member is stressful. There are an overwhelming amount of appointments, prescription management issues and ongoing issues of scheduling. From time to time it becomes clear that...

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  • Your Real Age – 8 Tips to Help Caregivers Find Their Inner Child

    By Sherri Snelling –  I recently celebrated my birthday and it got me to thinking about our “real age.” Whenever I meet a friend for coffee the conversation now turns to our latest health issue (we are...

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  • Two Simple Steps To Style Esteem

    Your true style begins with the inner work. In the beginning of my career I would teach women about their best cuts, colors and styles and then run into them months later and cringe. I was not...

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    Life Rearranged

    By Jesi Steiber – Mealtime with the four year old has become quite a challenge. I make dinner, he tells me he doesn’t like what’s for dinner (before he knows what it is) and we have a...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Snoopy to the Rescue – How Caregivers Can Use Pet Therapy to Care for Their Loved One

    By Sherri Snelling – My favorite cartoonist the late Charles Schulz of Peanuts fame wrote that, “Happiness is a warm puppy.” I wonder if he knew that happiness is just the start when it comes to enhancing...

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    Honoring Your Mother Part 2

    “When my parents got ill, we didn’t want to put them into a nursing facility. My parents needed one of their kids to oversee their care and the best way to do that was to bring them...

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  • Soul Food: More than Meal Delivery for Seniors, Caregivers, Volunteers

    By Sherri Snelling – March is National Nutrition Month, and while it is important for all of us to check on how well we are balancing our diet, it is even more important to know that more...

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  • Senior Housing: Finding the Right Nursing Home

    By James Giles – Being a full-time caregiver for a family member is stressful. There are an overwhelming amount of appointments, prescription management issues and ongoing issues of scheduling. From time to time it becomes clear that...

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  • Caregiving At the Oscars® – 1st Annual CARER Awards℠

    By Sherri Snelling – For as long as I can remember I have been in love with the movies. Movies are magic come to life. They transport you and let you escape. They make you feel a...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Traveling a Rocky Road with Love, Faith and Guts

    By Sylvia L. Ramsey – After a long, hard battle with bladder cancer, I consider myself blessed that I am able to live a normal life that is cancer free. Many people do not realize that in...

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  • Life’s Lessons Come Wrapped in Many Packages

    By Barbara Briggs Ward – Life’s lessons can come in ways we don’t expect them to. They come at any time, even when we think we have it all figured out. And when that figuring out involves...

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  • Heart Health for Caregivers

    By Sherri Snelling – It is February and while winter’s chill has gripped some parts of the country, this is the month we celebrate warm, heartfelt love. While most of you may think I mean Valentine’s Day,...

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  • Before Caregiving Puts a Crack in Your Nest Egg – Find a Financial Gerontologist

    By Sherri Snelling – As I began to research this blog article for January’s Financial Wellness Month, I came across a fact that seems serendipitous – the financial planning industry is about the same age as the...

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  • What is a Patient Advocate?

    By Rhonda Caudell – In simple terms, “Patient” implies someone who is sick or ill. “Advocate” is defined in the World English Dictionary as someone who intercedes on behalf of another. The Greek word for Advocate is...

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