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The Importance of Companionship

Posted October 26, 20180  There is a reason that “solitary confinement” is considered a punishment.  We are wired to interact with our environment and even more importantly, with other people. Caring human ...

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10 Tips for New Family Caregivers

Posted December 22, 20180 2 Let’s say that you have found yourself in the role of caregiver for an ailing parent…. Now what? Below are 10 practical tips to smooth the road ahead. 1 Get consensus as much as ...

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Seniors and Food-borne Illness

Posted November 28, 20180 0   Over the holidays, we tend to gather more as a family, and it usually surrounds food. Perhaps this is a familiar story… you come to town to visit grandpa for Thanksgiving.  He is so happy ...

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Preventing Diabetes as you age.

Posted November 16, 20180    November is American Diabetes Month and a great excuse to inform and educate everyone about diabetes. Diabetes comes in two inconvenient forms: Type 1 Diabetes occurs when your body stops making ...

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Comfort matters too. Why Palliative care should get a second look.

Posted November 9, 20180 0 “All the meds I take seem to make me feel worse, not better.” “I feel like I am a professional patient; managing my disease is all I do.” “It feels like the doctor takes my ...

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