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It Was Just A Little Heart Attack

Last Friday, 2/3,  I stumbled upon a National Go Red Day event at Macy’s Herald Square. I  was glad that I got to participate because it made me realize how we often neglect taking care of ourselves because we are … Continue reading

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Top 4 Questions You Need to Ask Yourself

It’s Super Bowl Sunday! What are you doing today? Are you going to take part in the festivities centered on camaraderie and the sport? Before you do indulge for the day, take some time to reflect on the past week. … Continue reading

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The Shrinking Senior

Why do seniors, as they age, seem to all of a sudden they feel like they have no power? It seems like their confidence is gone. It is something that seems to irritate me because I am watching someone, who … Continue reading

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To correct or not to correct?

When dealing with home health aides don’t be afraid to give effective feedback. We all can benefit from constructive direction. However, I believe how that direction is delivered affects how it will be received and the eventual outcome. When you … Continue reading

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Different Types of Aides

I’ve had experience dealing with a variety of aides over the past couple of years. I now realize that common sense is not so common and it’s something that I’ve taken for granted.   I find that people have been exposed … Continue reading

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Developing Resilience

“I don’t measure a man’s success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.” – George S. Patton Have you ever felt that your life is not your own? Are you constantly doing or … Continue reading

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Letting Go of Worry

These thoughts kind of hit home for me today.. hopefully tomorrow will be better. An excerpt from the book: The Language of Letting Go by Melody Beattie What if we knew for certain that everything we’re worried about today will … Continue reading

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Remove Limits

We don’t have to be bound by our circumstances!

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30 Day Workout Challenge

I am challenging myself to 30 days of exercise consecutively. That’s right, you read correctly! I can’t believe that I’m actually stating this out loud myself. But… here goes! This exercise regime will consist of anything, any kind of exercise … Continue reading

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Are you a caregiver?

Have you done any of the following? Guiding your mom in paying her monthly bills Cleaning your grandfather’s house Taking your neighbor grocery shopping Helping your husband get dressed every morning Cooking dinner for your dad Checking-in with your aunt … Continue reading

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