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52 days (as of 1-27-15) until Spring

On March 20, Spring will be officially upon us.  It is hard to believe it with three foot snow storms on the East coast and 25 degree temps in Merrillville as I write these words.  606 more words

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Thoughts on "In the Wake of the Storm: Living Beyond the Tragedy of Flight 4184"

    

  Thoughts on “In the Wake of the Storm: Living Beyond the Tragedy of Flight 4184” written by Terri Severin:
When I found out there was a book written about the plane crash on Halloween night in 1994 near Roselawn, Indiana, I needed to read it. 885 more words

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Vascular Dementia and Older Adults

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia in the elderly, but there are up to 100 uniquely defined dementias (many rare), also. Multiple factors may cause cognitive impairment. 217 more words

Private Duty Home Care

Your Sergeant Told You to Save That Document

When your branch of service handed you your DD-214 (or WWII Separation Papers), on the very top it told you that this was a very important document and you had better not lose it. 358 more words

Long Term Care

So, what do you want to know?

During the holidays, we had a party at our home with about 40 people in attendance. A few of the older folks got to talking about funerals and cremation, and since I am in “the business”, they wanted answers to their questions. 855 more words

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Judd Gregg: There Are No Magic Republican Bullets

Wall Street Journal: Budget ‘reconciliation’ can be a powerful GOP tool, but it carries major political risks if the party overreaches.

There is considerable talk by pundits and members of Congress that the best weapon Republicans have to accomplish their agenda is something called “reconciliation.” This is one of those Beltway terms that causes normal Americans to bang their heads against the wall and ask “are these Washington types for real?” Yet reconciliation is a tool of considerable legislative force if used well. 516 more words

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