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Thanks to All Who Care

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. According to the National Alliance for Caregiving, nearly 34 million people nationwide […]

The Inside Moves The Outside

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 Snow I saw a whole new application of this principal. 

Free Dementia Awareness Workshop – Asheville

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 one of America’s leading educators on dementia, Teepa Snow’s philosophy is reflective […]

Stay in the Moment

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 taking us both on a heck of a ride.

Breaking News on Long Term Care Reform

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 adults and younger people with disabilities) need personal assistance to […]