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Month: March 2016

“I don’t want to get to the end of my life and find that I just lived the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.”

March 30th, 2016

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Diane Ackerman…


Join the discussion! Visit FB and the Family Caregiver Community!

March 28th, 2016

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Family Caregiver Community Join now!…


Where will we go? The LGBT aging community crisis

March 28th, 2016

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We are all aging. The demographics are shifting and resources are lacking to support our seniors. For the LGBT community, resources, and particularly housing needs are virtually non-existent. Due to stigma, discrimination, family dynamics and other issues, this aging community …


“Those who make compassion an essential part of their lives find the joy of life…It is an experience more powerful than words.”

March 24th, 2016

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Robert J. Furey, author…


Where are my keys? How to improve your memory as you age

March 21st, 2016

If you misplace your keys what is your first thought? If you walk into a room and forget what you were looking for what goes through your mind? What about if you are driving to your friend’s house, a place …


“No one can make you inferior without your consent.”

March 17th, 2016

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Yes, Eleanor Roosevelt. You are right. We cannot change how others behave or what they say. We do, however, hold the power to discard or to believe their words.…


“What is beneath my outer layers? Ask questions and build connections with me. I am not always what you see.”

March 15th, 2016

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Quote inspired from the book, Healing Conversations Now: Enhance Relationships with Elders and Dying Loved Ones, written by Joan Chadbourne and Tony Silbert…


Caregiver Isolation – How to help this vulnerable group feel connected

March 14th, 2016

Caregivers give it their all, physically, emotionally and financially. What they often miss is time for themselves, a few hours of shut eye and some companionship. Many caregivers, due to geography, family dynamics, and work schedules can feel alone and …


“Working caregivers are superheroes in disguise.” – Stephanie Erickson

March 10th, 2016

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“Happiness is an Inside Job” – William Arthur Ward

March 8th, 2016

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