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The Holidays Are Here! Don’t Panic, Just Pause!

The holidays are coming! The holidays are coming! This cannot be news to you since one store has been running Christmas shopping ads since before Halloween, and in several stores, Christmas decorations and wrapping paper shared the shelf with Halloween costumes and candy since mid-October.   Despite the advertising and store displays, once the calendar shows November, it really feels like it’s time to panic, or plan for the holidays. Looking at the remaining pages on the 2014 calendar, … [Read More...]

Caring for the Caregiver

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Losing Yourself In a Daisy

I don’t think anyone has written—or could ever write—a book entitled … [Read More...]

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Brain Health For Caregivers

    While you are caring for someone else, it’s important to … [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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The Holidays Are Here! Don’t Panic, Just Pause!

The holidays are coming! The holidays are coming! This cannot be news to … [Read More...]

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The Alzheimer’s Prevention Registry – The Memories You Save May Be Your Own

As many you know by now, November is National Family Caregiver's Month and … [Read More...]

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Top Tips for the Working Caregiver: What the Employer Can Do

In September, The Intentional Caregiver published, “Eight Tips for the … [Read More...]

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What’s Scary About Caregiving?

You’re strolling through life without a care in the world, or at least not … [Read More...]

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Moroccan-Inspired Chicken and Butternut Squash Soup

I love comfort food. But comfort food can be filled with calories. This … [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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