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Running the Village

By Kelly Maddox

It takes…well, a village. As many PNA Village members know, we have a fantastic resource in our volunteers who help members go to doctors’ appointments, events, or shopping. 471 more words

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Home Care Patient Lift Protects Caregiver & Patient

In today’s health care environment, hospital and nursing home costs have skyrocketed. Home Health Care has become the preferred care choice for individuals as well as their insurance providers. 221 more words

Guest Post: Ways in Providing Elder Care for Couples

This guest post is written by Maya Pugh, Content Writer. 

Taking care of one elderly is easier than taking care of an aging couple. Responsibilities differ – in fact the responsibilities double because taking care of two elderly would require the caregiver to focus on both. 367 more words

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Retirement Transition Reading: With A Little Help From Our Friends

After writing a post (Getting By With A Little Help From Our Friends) about the importance of building a community of friends in retirement, I was alerted to Beth Baker’s book with a similar title and on a similar theme: … 896 more words


Farewell to a Tractor

My father’s tractor
older than my children
mowed a lot of grass
hauled a lot of stuff
in the homemade trailer
including the grandchildren
who learned to drive on it… 38 more words

Caring For A Parent

The Haunted Garden

“The loneliest people are the kindest. The saddest people smile the brightest. The most damaged people are the wisest. All because they do not wish to see anyone else suffer the way they do.” 668 more words

Shenandoah Kepler reblogged this on Fleeting Architecture and commented:

This captures some of the ways we connect and reconnect with our past, present, and future selves and family and friends.

Guest Post: How to Make a Cookie-Cutter House Scream "You”

Guest Post submitted by Paisley Hansen who writes on behalf of rusticahardware.com which has been featured on HGTV and a few other large networks. 

After years of accumulating things, downsizing can seem daunting. 670 more words

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