Debbie Burak, the founder of VeteranAid.org, is often asked why she took on the mission to educate our veterans and their families about a little known VA pension benefit referred to as “Aid and Attendance” that can help offset the costs of care for senior veterans and their widows.
What does that mean, “Live Fully”? There’s no right answer. Each of us will define “a full life” from our own unique perspective. Be spontaneous; enjoy every moment? Set a plan and climb the ladder of success? Achieve fame? Travel the world? Have children? Leave a legacy? Learn something new every day? […]
In this season of miracles, here’s a story about miracles I’ve lived and more miracles in the making.
November is National Family Caregivers Month. As we count our blessings this Thanksgiving Week, let’s remember to give a special nod to those who offer their time and energy, often at the risk of their own health and finances, to ensure the well-being of our nation’s frail elderly and disabled loved ones. […]
In the golf instruction I took years ago The Inside Moves The Outside referred to the – ping! – success which resulted from allowing the power and torque of your core muscles to radiate out through your limbs and connect to the ball with force and accuracy. Yesterday in a free workshop by Dementia Care Advocate Teepa […]
Understanding Yourself as a Caregiver…FREE WORKSHOP presented by Park Ridge Health and Mountain Home Care DATE AND TIME Monday, November 14, 2016 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST LOCATION Biltmore Church – Arden Campus 35 Clayton Road, Arden, NC 28704 View Map REGISTER HERE: Park Ridge Health and Mountain Home Care As […]
In spite of all my spiritual study and meditation, my husband Michael does better at living in the moment, and he does it oh so naturally. The past two weeks this attitude of acceptance was an especially good trait to have as the moments went up and down and up again […]
From the Convergence Center for Policy Resolution: February 22, 2016 – The Long-Term Care Financing Collaborative (LTCFC), a diverse group of policy experts and stakeholders from across the political spectrum, is proposing major changes in the way long-term care is financed and delivered in the US. More than 12 million Americans (both frail older […]
NOTE: This was written and scheduled to be posted prior to my sweet mother’s death. While I was doing push-ups this morning I gave thanks over and over, as is my custom, to the two women who gifted me this precious day – my liver donor, whose life ended almost nine […]