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Coping with Loss during the Holidays

The Hallmark movies always conclude with some type of Christmas miracle and joy for the characters in the story, however; in real life many people are experiencing unimaginable grief and loss during this holiday season. The journey of grief seems … Continue reading

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Turkey Talk Wednesday with Sue Salach

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Pro-Active Caregiving during the Holidays

Many elderly are able to mask declining health throughout the year because they are able to keep a fairly steady routine. During the holidays, when schedules are more erratic, family caregivers may be able to detect signs of physical and … Continue reading

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Boundary Tip #4 – Buy Online

Each of us has that friend, co-worker or maybe our own inner shopper who is at the department store at 5:00am waiting for the doors to open the day after Thanksgiving.  The rest of us like either have to work or … Continue reading

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Boundary Tip #3 – Order Out!

Many of us have visions of the perfect holiday.  In this imaginary scenario we are dressed in our holiday best and have cooked from scratch the most incredible array of holiday favorites that are all ready at the exact same time … Continue reading

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Boundary Tip #2 – Ask for help!

This requires that when we do accept invitations to programs, parties or events, we actually ask other people to help us out with things like picking up mom, dad, Aunt Sally, any older adult in the family who may need a … Continue reading

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Turkey Talk Wednesday – Gobble Gobble

This Thanksgiving be thankful for the turkeys in your life. Continue reading

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Boundary Tip #1 – Just Say No

This is the toughest one yet the best place to start.  The good news is the tips should get easier from here. Many who find themselves saying “yes” before even being asked can feel an overwhelming sense of guilt when having to say no.  … Continue reading

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Boundaries Make for Better Holidays

A certain sense of urgency comes over me as the holidays arrive. Holiday celebrations creates issues of: who to invite; what to serve; how to decorate…the list can go on and on.  Also, this is the time of year that the … Continue reading

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Turkey Talk Wednesday

Author and National Speaker Sue Salach share her thoughts on enjoying time with family this Thanksgiving

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Is this what it’s like at your Thanksgiving Family Dinner?

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