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Gift Ideas for the Mentally Blah

I know a sweet woman who is wheelchair bound and has a full-time, live-in caregiver.  The caregiver is pleasant, and competent, and fulfills her duties very efficiently.  But she’s not big on engagement.  The woman, Daisy, sits most of the ...

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Chronic Stress and Brain Health

*** Stress.  We’ve all got it.  It’s a constant companion in our lives. We’ve become so comfortable feeling uncomfortable that it’s almost a prerequisite quality of anything worth doing.  Work, relationships, fitness, education… the badge of honor goes to those who ...

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Let Them Stand!

  Attention all senior living architects, designers, directors, caregivers, family members, insurance companies, litigators, and law makers… Standing is a normal human condition.  And if you’re an underused pair of legs and a sore bum, you might even say that ...

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The Myth of the Bum Knee

*** Other than the ubiquitous quest for more time, the number one reason I hear for not participating in exercise is “I have a bum knee.” I also hear bad back, frozen shoulder, and painful hip. Occasionally there’s tennis elbow, ...

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Don’t Age. Evolve.

What if we looked at growing older as an evolution rather than an aging process? What if we viewed each passing year as an opportunity to maximize our ongoing development? If you want to be better next year than you ...

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