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  Two-thirds of seniors in American have been diagnosed with multiple health conditions. Each condition may require various medications and each medication has its own set of special instructions. Remembering which drug to take, how much to take, and when to take it can be a juggling act.  As part of their support system and…

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Together we can Deal with Dementia In the UK alone, there are an estimated 850,000 people living with dementia. Worldwide, the number of people who’s lives have been irrevocably changed by a dementia diagnosis is estimated to be close to 47 million. Indeed, one person every 3 minutes is diagnosed with dementia.  These are alarming…

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Dementia is a serious disease that poses a tremendous challenge for the caregiver. Caring for someone diagnosed with a brain disorder, like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, or dementia can be daunting. As you will not only be required to ensure your loved one or client is comfortable, but you will also need to have a plan to…

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Painting by David Goff   Being diagnosed with a life-threatening illness (i.e., cancer), a progressive long-term disease (i.e., Alzheimer’s disease, Multiple Sclerosis, or Parkinson’s disease), or suffering from a debilitating injury (i.e. loss of a limb), can be devastating. In fact, you and your loved one will likely experience intense distress as you try to…

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Grit and Graditude

    Some would say you learn the most about yourself when persevering through adversity. That grit, a term that speaks to strength of character,passion and resilience, as well as an ability to accomplish goals, cannot be affirmed until it is tested. Donna Marie Johnson’s grit was tested when her 43-year-old husband was diagnosed with…

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