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Is it Dementia?

For anyone over the age of 50, you know that the last time your misplaced your keys, or you forgot your sister’s birthday, you immediately thought ‘I have Alzheimer’s’. This knee jerk reaction is a default for our generation. For years we’ve seen the commercials on...

The Power of Touch

Whether we are a newborn infant, a petulant teenager, a overwhelmed new mother or a aging senior citizen, the power of touch is can produce miraculous results. With a simple touch, we can express love, support, gratitude, sympathy, and trust. A simple gesture of...

Tornado Season is Upon Us

It’s getting to be that time of year again. The jonquils are blooming, the Easter candy is in the stores and the baby geese are beginning to hatch along the lake shore. While Spring is a wonderful time of the year, it also is a signal that tornado season is just...

Bring on the Spring!

Gardening is my happy place. Give me a plot of dirt, my trowel and some little seedlings and I am as happy as a tick on a blue hound! And though working in the garden is emotionally uplifting, as I age it’s getting a little harder physically. My back gets cramped up....

It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like – Tax Season

The only two certainties of life: Death and Taxes.And currently this year, it’s the taxes that are on everyone’s mind.Whether you are a senior citizen or a caregiver for one, tax season means accounting for the past year’s medical expenses. With the tax codes...

Sharpen your pencils, Sharpen your mind!

What͛s black and white, and healthy for you? A crossword puzzle! What was once just a great Sunday afternoon pastime has now been shown to produce real benefits for our cognitive health. In addition to being fun, the top three reasons why you should be kicking back...