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Every Walk I Take…

Every Walk I Take…

I am a grandmother of seven, and very thankful for “every walk I take.”    At the age of 35 I was diagnosed with degenerative disc disease that was progressing rapidly…

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My Dad

My Dad

My dad was a wonderful human being. He was a great father, grandfather, husband, uncle, and friend to many people and organizations in this community. As Dad grew older, he moved from home with my mother to a condo and then by himself to Touchmark (Senior Retirement...

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Clear the Way

Clear the Way

Clutter can cause physical and mental anguish. Clutter and poor organization can cause trips and falls. And contrary to what many people believe, falls and unorganized or overstuffed homes are not normal or expected parts of aging. When you stay in control of your...

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Best Kept Secret

Best Kept Secret

Have you heard of the Aging and Disability Resource Center and all they have to offer? No?  Know someone who can use assistance in their home?  Just turn 65 or will be soon and want to know more about Medicare?  Know someone that has a disability struggling to find...

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Home Safety Tips

Home Safety Tips

Home safety is a topic that goes far beyond grab bars in the bathroom. I help seniors and their families discover new and helpful ways that enable loved ones to live safely and happily in their homes. Some advice is so simple, it’s surprising. But if a person has been...

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Simple Steps

Simple Steps

As a Mom to two boys, I am reminded each day of the innate drive to move our bodies – that is evident from birth! As we grow older, the sedentary habits we adopt as adults become increasingly more challenging to overcome.  No matter the age bracket you find yourself...

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Falls and Surgery

Falls and Surgery

Patients who have just had surgery are at an increased fall risk. The good news is there are measures that can be taken to lower the risk. Prevention and planning are the keys! In the hospital, fall prevention is a major initiative for staff. But what happens when you...

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Hobbies are important!

Hobbies are important!

Hobbies are what we live for and work for in life.  When it comes to Fall Prevention as we get older, we may need to think about adapting how we maneuver around while enjoying our hobbies.  When you think about your quality of life and what brings you joy, you may...

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