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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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Do Rest and Recovery Really Count?

Do Rest and Recovery Really Count?

Do Rest and Recovery Really Count? Rest. Recovery. Two words that don’t usually rank high up for any of us. Athletes do, perform, excel – anything but rest. Or so goes some of the thinking. Here’s how your body really works and how you can help it

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When Your Diet is“Sugars and Fats and Salt, Oh My!”

When Your Diet is“Sugars and Fats and Salt, Oh My!”

When Your Diet is “Sugars and Fats and Salt, Oh My!” Modern convenience food does little to help you manage your diet. Low fat, non-fat, reduced fat, high protein, low carb, gluten-free… the “healthy” formulations are all over the place but achieving good Health is still a

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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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Recent Posts: Dad's Back

Last Conversation of a Father and Son

Last Conversation of a Father and Son

Funny how caregiving is the gift that just keeps on giving. We think it is just about the physical care and emotional roller coaster of caring for loved ones. With their passing comes a whole new package of personal work that circles around to address the many things we ignored during the times of providing care.

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.

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