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Easy Ways to Communicate

by Lori Sciame November 26th, 2021
Staying connected to loved ones can be difficult.  There always seems to be something that gets in the way of keeping in touch.  Even those that live in the same house may not see each other enough, as jobs, school, extra-curricular activities, and other obligations pull family members in
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Alzheimer’s and Men’s Health

by Lori Sciame November 19th, 2021
Alzheimer's is a disease that causes the brain to shrink.  In essence, the disease robs one of his ability to think clearly.  An article in HealthDay Reporter by Denise Mann suggests that although Alzheimer's affects both men and women, the disease progresses differently in each sex. She states, "men seemed to have more problems with their thinking ability when diagnosed with Alzheimer's than their female counterparts did. What's more, men and women lost gray matter in different areas of
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Holiday Survival Guide

by Lori Sciame November 12th, 2021
Soon the holiday season will be in full swing.  There will be presents to buy, special treats to bake, and parties to attend.  While many of the parties will be filled with good cheer and laughter, some will seem more like funeral wakes - complete with morose faces and mumbled greetings.  If this sounds familiar, then take the time to read this post.  Learn a few tips on how to survive a less than perfect family celebration.

Reject Emotional Blackmail

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  • Living with Alzheimer’s

    by Joe Lawrence November 5th, 2021
    November is Alzheimer's Awareness month and this is a disease that is not easy for anyone involved. The caregiver and the patient all have many hurdles to overcome while battling the disease. However, there are beneficial things that can be done to ease the process.

    One of the first things is to realize the patient is not the disease. Once the label of Alzheimer's is slapped to the person, others
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  • Pomegranate Power!

    by Kimberly Hays October 29th, 2021
    Pomegranates are in season now, and everyone should be taking advantage and enjoying this amazing fruit. They have more antioxidants than any other fruit, and are full of vitamins and nutrients like C, B5, A, and E, and are high in fiber, niacin, iron, and potassium. For centuries, pomegranates have been used for medicinal purposes in other countries, as well as thought to have super-powers. Pomegranate juice is widely
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  • Can Life Return to Normal After Cancer?

    by Joe Lawrence October 22nd, 2021
    Many people ponder this question at some point. The answer usually evolves into, "Why would I want to return to that 'normal'?"

    Dr. Rachel Naomi Remen states it well as, "Cancer can shuffle our values like a deck of cards...the bottom of our deck turns out to be the top card." Most breast cancer patients (and other forms) are knocked so far out of the daily grind they had fallen
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