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The Giving Season

The Season of Giving is upon us! We give to make others happy…to see the smile on the face of a child, a grandchild, a grandparent. But here’s something interesting. It turns out that giving is EQUALLY beneficial for the person doing the giving. Greater Good Magazine has examined the research on this topic and…

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Fall 2017

FALL When Autumn Comes When autumn comes to drop its leaves Unreconciled, the branches grieve. To enter winter’s long goodbye. Awaiting spring, again to sigh. -From a poem by Robert Johnson The seasons are a dazzling display of life’s ongoing and never ending transformations. From the cold dormancy and quiet white of winter, to the…

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The Longest Day—June 21, 2017

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month! “The Longest Day” is all about LOVE… LOVE for all those affected by Alzheimer’s Disease. June 21st is “The Longest Day” of the year. It is also the day chosen by the Alzheimer’s Association to focus on the need to raise funds for Alzheimer’s research. On this day,…

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We like to Move it…Move it… Or

The Wonderfully Amazing Extra Benefits of Exercise for Seniors We’ve all heard, probably for most of our lives, about the many benefits of exercise. We know that exercise helps us to have a healthier heart, better flexibility, more stability, stronger bones. But there is more! Exercise has many additional benefits, especially for seniors. Dr. John…

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The Grandparent Book

This past week would have been my mother’s 95th birthday.  She passed away 16 years ago now and I can’t tell you how many times my sister and I talk about something we wish we could ask her… some recipe where we can’t read her handwriting, or some clarification on what happened to a family…

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Fathers Day 2016

On Father’s Day, we just naturally pause to remember and to think about all that our Dad has meant to us.  For each of us, that will mean something different.  Some of us will actually spend the day with Dad, making him his favorite dessert, pampering him a little, giving him a small gift…because God…

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Mothers Day 2016

Mother’s Day…that day in May when we take our eyes off all of life’s many distractions and focus instead on the woman who brought us into this world.  Our mothers gave us life, and from that we have created “a life”.  There are no doubt days when it feels more like a trial than a…

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MEDITATION (Part Two)

And, now that we have helped you to identify the many benefits of meditation, we can talk more about how to meditate. First and foremost, let’s consider the fact that here is yet another way that you can improve your health and the quality of your life all on your own…without the need of a…

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MEDITATION (Part One)

Everyone knows something about meditation.  A few of us are daily practitioners and love it.  Those folks can’t understand why we aren’t all meditating.  Some of us have tried meditation and been unsuccessful, at least in our own mind.  Some of us believe meditation to be something that only those crazy really “out there” people…

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Mindfulness

…because it’s really all there is. Living in the moment…sounds pretty simple, doesn’t it?  And yet, if you have really tried to do it for any length of time, you quickly discover it doesn’t take very long for your mind to begin to wander.  You’ll find your thoughts drifting into the past or sailing off…

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