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18 03, 2020

Memory Care in a Pandemic

2020-03-18T19:13:48+00:00 March 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|

What a strange world we are living in right now. People are stocking up on toilet paper and bottled water. Hospitals are overrun. Businesses are closed. Families are staying in their homes or venturing out for walks in remote places. [...]

13 02, 2020

Practices to Keep the Brain Sharp

2020-02-13T20:15:05+00:00 February 13th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Research says one of the best things you can do to delay or slow down the progression of Alzheimer’s disease or dementia is to keep your mind active.  Mental activity in the form of puzzles, riddles, learning languages, or taking [...]

14 01, 2020

A Word for the New Year

2020-01-14T23:13:18+00:00 January 14th, 2020|Uncategorized|

The holiday season is winding down.  Christmas music has faded away. The lights and decorations are being taken down.  People will put away the festive treats and start to consider a diet for the new year.  As this season of [...]

16 12, 2019

Living in the In-Between

2019-12-16T21:46:24+00:00 December 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|

There’s something about the holiday season that reminds us of living in the in-between. As Sarah Bessey says, it’s living in the “both/and”. This world is heartbreaking and scary and full of anger. And it’s also breathtakingly beautiful. It’s spray [...]

14 09, 2019

He is Theirs

2019-09-14T21:59:50+00:00 September 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Two boys bore his last name. Five siblings called him brother.  One wife of 50 years counted him as her favorite person of all time.  He was a devoted husband, father, friend, and brother. When people thought of him, the [...]

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