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Recipe Of The Week: Berry Joyful Crepes

When the weather starts heating up and summer fruits and berries start to appear in the grocers and at the farmer's markets, I get excited to create some new dishes with them.  I hadn't made crepes for a long time so I thought I'd give it a try. Coincidentally, crepes were the first real thing that I ever attempted to cook without supervision from my mother.  I was 16 and was making breakfast on Mother's Day and decided that crepes would be fun. I remember my father looking at me skeptically … [Read More...]

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Little Escapes From Caregiving

Well here I am again—in Paris—settling into my luxury suite—on the Left … [Read More...]

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Leap Into Spring

It is spring! The calendar for the United States tells us that even if the … [Read More...]

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Make Self-Care Part of Your Caregiving Routine

Practicing What We Preach Growing up, I can remember my basketball coach … [Read More...]

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November is National Family Caregiver’s Month

There are over 65 million people in America alone, who are caring for loved … [Read More...]

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National Disability Insurance Awareness Month and its Impact on Caregivers

National Disability Insurance Awareness Month and its Impact on … [Read More...]

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Final Resting Vessels – What Are Some Options?

What are the options for a final resting vessel to hold loved one's … [Read More...]

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Aspartame – Could It Be A Hidden Danger?

I recently joined one of my dear friends for lunch where we spent most of … [Read More...]

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5 Signs You’re An Amazing Caregiver

Sometimes, those who are caring for a loved one or an elderly relative are … [Read More...]

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Palliative Care Can Help Patients and Caregivers During Any Stage of a Serious Illness

Palliative care provides a wide range of services that help patients and … [Read More...]

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Spouse or Caregiver?

Husband? Wife? Caregiver?  When we take our vows, “In sickness and in … [Read More...]

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How to Help Prevent Medicare Fraud

Unfortunately, we live in a world where some people prey on unsuspecting innocents. By providing fraudulent information, many elderly are being taken advantage of by unscrupulous people who would … [Read More...]

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Recognizing Elderly Abuse

by Christian Wilson   When I was much younger, my father and my uncles were forced to put my grandfather into a nursing home. It wasn’t something that any of them wanted to do, but, due to … [Read More...]

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Could Your Medicare Part D Costs Be Reduced? (infographic)

It's important to sign up for Medicare Part D when you enroll yourself or your loved one in Medicare.  But it's also important to compare the various Medicare Part D plans so that you can ascertain … [Read More...]

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National Disability Insurance Awareness Month and its Impact on Caregivers

National Disability Insurance Awareness Month and its Impact on Caregivers For people with a disability, one of the most important aspects of daily life is the chance to get out of the house. … [Read More...]

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Over 65? Compelling Reasons Why You Need Medicare Part D

When my father came to live with me, I was very impressed with his knowledge or his desire for knowledge about Medicare and its corresponding offerings.  He may have had dementia, but he knew a LOT … [Read More...]

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