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Common Problems Families Have When Caring for Seniors

It isn’t easy caring for a senior citizen. It can be stressful and expensive. The tension between siblings and other family members involved may cause rifts in the family, at a time when they should be coming together to support one another. 396 more words

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Selecting a Home Health Care Aide

A lot goes into choosing the right home health care aide for a loved one. One has to select a service plan and agency. You want to make sure that… 334 more words

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Gut Feeling

When’s the last time you followed your instinct despite not being sure it was the right thing to do? Did it end up being the right call? 984 more words


Visiting Nurse Association President Receives 40 Under 40 Award

The Visiting Nurse Association Health Group is New Jersey’s largest non-profit visiting nurse association. The VNA assists patients and families with home health care, palliative care, community based care and hospice services from children to older adults suffering from disabling, chronic or terminal diseases. 189 more words

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One week later :D

My first post-swim update !

Man o man o man .. what a month November was. I stank of chlorine constantly but I wouldn’t have changed it one bit. 928 more words


Establishing Your Legacy

In old age, we want to put our life in order so it means something, not just for ourselves but for those we leave behind. 394 more words

Quality Of Life

A Summary of "Being Mortal"

Atul Gawande is an author and a surgeon.  His most recent book is titled, “Being Mortal.”  In it, he tackles the huge subject of why, in this country, 306 more words

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