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Recognizing Caregiver Burnout

You try to hide the feeling of being overwhelmed, however; caregiver burnout is serious and can lead significant physical and mental health issues.  It is critical to know the signs and take steps to take care of yourself. Here are … Continue reading

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Choose your Attitude – You are in Control

I love this story.  I’m not sure who wrote it, but I do know it is always inspiring when I get in the way of my own joy. A 92-year-old, petite, well-poised and proud man, who is fully dressed each … Continue reading

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Your Presence is Requested

A conversation with my niece prompted me to re-post this blog. A few years ago my husband, Paul, and I were ecstatic to be able to attend a preseason Chicago Bears game.  The sweltering heat could not deter us from arriving … Continue reading

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Robin Williams Suicide – Some Sad Realities

Like everyone else I was saddened by the news of Robin Williams death and shocked hearing that he had committed suicide. As a child Mork and Mindy was part of my weekly TV watching schedule (yes I had the rainbow-colored … Continue reading

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Boomers and Boundaries

Today more Baby Boomers experience the phenomenon known as the Sandwich Generation (struggling to meet the needs of both their growing children and aging parents), the need to understand aging dynamics and family relationships increases dramatically. It’s not easy to … Continue reading

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Tips For The Sandwich Generation

People in the Sandwich Generation are struggling to meet the needs of their growing or adult children and the needs of their aging parents while usually managing a hectic work schedule as well.  Anyone who is sandwiched between two generations … Continue reading

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I Wish I Were an Idiot

If I were an Idiot, I could… Get my name and picture in countless magazines and newspapers for my reckless bad-mannered antics. Be offered a contract with a major publisher to write a “how to get paid for being stupid” … Continue reading

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