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Sourdough Bread

My cousin Sandy’s sourdough bread reminds me of the friendship bread my girlfriends and I started so many years ago. The concept is creating the starter, which is then shared from friend to friend to friend to friend – never-ending. In fact, my cousin Sandy has had her sourdough starter for seven years! How’s that [...]

2021-05-20T19:54:22-04:00March 30th, 2021|Recipe|

Five Facets of Life Care Planning™

Supporting Elders In all the years I have been working with elders and their families, care concerns are the single most important conversations.  How can we support elders to age in place with the care that they may need in the future or how do we support families in caring for their loved ones now?  [...]

2020-11-17T20:30:00-05:00November 3rd, 2020|Life Care Planning|

Seniors and Social Isolation

Our socially isolated seniors are suffering more now than ever In order to protect our most vulnerable population during this pandemic we have narrowed opportunities for elders to stay socially engaged and in some cases eliminated face-to-face human personal connections.  The lack of human interaction is devastating and in some cases deadly. I saw firsthand [...]

2020-11-17T19:52:05-05:00November 3rd, 2020|Healthcare Liaisons & Advocates|

Medicare Open Enrollment

It’s that time of year again ~ Medicare Open Enrollment begins October 15th to December 7th.  This is a great time to review your benefits and check out what’s new especially during this unprecedented time of Coronavirus.  If you have a recent change in health or medication adjustments, you may benefit from a different plan. Traditional Medicare [...]

2020-11-17T20:24:15-05:00November 3rd, 2020|Community Resources|

We Are Heartbroken But There is Light Despite Darkness

We are heartbroken! These past few months have been brought a new perspective to us all. Two weeks of staying at home led to months of social distancing and quarantine. The quiet calm and empty spaces were ominously surreal. I could feel a rattling build within me as I watched or read the news streamed [...]

Helpful Holiday Hints for Families Visiting their Aging Loved Ones

Last we spoke, you were off visiting family for Thanksgiving and here we are a few short weeks later, ready to gather together again.  I hope my simple Thanksgiving Tips were helpful and you had an opportunity to reminisce about the old days while sharing some traditional meals. While you were visiting did you [...]

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