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I Have This Diagnostic Label – Now What Do I Do?

I Have This Diagnostic Label - Now What Do I Do?

What To Do With This Diagnostic Label? We as westerners just love to label things. From our weather (tropical storm “what’s-his-name”) to the family pet, everything gets a personalized name that gives us comfort in a frightening world. That label confers a sense of control. If we

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Riding for Your Life: How Bicycling Makes a Difference

Riding for Your Life: How Bicycling Makes a Difference

Riding for Your Life: How Bicycling Makes a Difference. Bicycling is likely something each of us has participated in at some point in our lives. Whether it was spinning around the neighborhood as a kid, or something done with a little more seriousness as an adult, riding

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Creating Safety: Tolerance and Athlete Training

Creating Safety: Tolerance and Athlete Training

Creating Safety: Tolerance and Athlete Training. Being an athlete, even the weekend warrior type, has always had its perks. Better Health, increased self-esteem, positive outlook on Life, and even an improved sex life! Compared to our couch potato relatives slowly dying of lifestyle diseases like Diabetes and

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How to Really Lose Weight and Stay Healthy

How to Really Lose Weight and Stay Healthy

How to Really Lose Weight and Stay Healthy. Healthy weight loss is simple. Just burn more calories than you consume. So why is this so difficult for so many people, especially as we age? The source of the weight gain problem lies in our physiology, which is

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Dementia – Hollywood’s Finally Starting to Get It Right

Dementia – Hollywood’s Finally Starting to Get It Right

Dementia, as a plot device for television or film, has never quite lived up to the reality. Usually played for sobbing sympathy or just a tragic underscore to a character, the story line usually leaves out the stumbling’s of the caregivers and their associated confused introduction to their new roles.

Durable Power of Attorney: One of the Greatest Caregiving Tools

Durable Power of Attorney: One of the Greatest Caregiving Tools

No matter how long you have been a caregiver, having a Durable Power of Attorney (DPOA) from your loved one is one of the most powerful instruments in your bag of caregiving tools.

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