Health Boosting Food

19. April 2016 Health 0
    As they say, you are what you eat. I just spent a weekend eating very rich, heavy food while I was out of town and am feeling pretty gross. I feel like I need to re-set my eating and get some vegetables and fruit into my bloodstream.   There are foods that are ...

Self-Care on a Time Budget

    If you are a caregiver, you probably don’t have a lot of extra time to take care of yourself. I remember when I was in the throes of taking care of a newborn, people would tell me, “don’t forget to sleep when the baby sleeps.”   While that’s a fabulous idea, I don’t ...

Top 5 Caregiving Stories for the Week

    Happy Friday! I feel like this week flew by. There were a lot of great stories for caregivers this week, so I had plenty of good stuff to choose from. Here are my five favorite stories of the week.   6 Ways Seniors Can Avoid Scammers: This topic is close to my heart ...

Three Minutes, Three Trash Bags

    Have you been following the three minute series? If you’ve missed it, here are the first and second installments.   I don’t know about you, but due to my busy schedule and the people who live with me, my house looks like a paper and clutter bomb went off inside. Since I can never get ...

Thursday Inspiration

At the beginning of this year, I had to make a major life decision about whether or not to close down my business. My business was my baby. I had been laboring over it for seven years, operating at a significant loss. I loved my employees and had clients who had been an important part ...

Keeping Up with Medical Files

13. April 2016 Health 1
    As someone who has a chronic condition and many specialists, tests, test results and procedures, I know how quickly the paper pile can get out of control, even in a time of electronic records. Between the statements from my insurance company, the bills from the doctor’s offices the handouts my doctors give me ...

Balancing Caregiving and Work

    According to a recent study by the National Caregiver Alliance and AARP, there are approximately 43.5 million caregivers in the U.S. and 60% of those caregivers are employed, most of them full time.   Between work, caring for another person and maintaining their own household, it’s no wonder the majority of the respondents reported ...

Top 5 Caregiving Stories for the Week

    We made it through another week! I hope yours was as low-stress as possible, and maybe included a bit of joy.   Here are my favorite stories for the week.   Christopher Wahl Faces of Caregiving Portraits: This is just a beautiful photo piece profiling the spouses, children, parents who are caregivers. Caregivers are ...