Category: Blog

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Oct 05 2017

Who Do You Listen To?

Who Do You Listen To? – Vol. 423, Oct. 5, 2017 Interesting things occur in one’s family when the second of two parents pass away, especially when one has stopped interacting with the great majority of them over a period of seven years, as in this case. I bring this up because you may also find …

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Sep 28 2017

Dying With Grace: What Does That Look Like?

Dying With Grace: What Does That Look Like? – Vol 423, Sept. 28, 2017 It is the summer of 1996 and I am brought to meet my first elder client. Her name is Rose, and she is ninety years old. She lives in a split level home, beautiful upstairs, yet she is no longer allowed to …

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Sep 21 2017

It’s Almost My 56th Birthday, Time To Take An Appraisal

It’s Almost My 56th Birthday, Time To Take An Appraisal – Vol. 422 – Sept. 21, 2017 September 24th is my 56th birthday, though it is rather hard to believe that I am on the other side of 55 already. With my mother’s passing just this September 9th, my dad died back in March of 1985, …

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Sep 14 2017

Dealing with The Loss of My Mother

Dealing with The Loss of My Mother – Vol. 421, Sept. 14, 2017 We were called in by the nurse at my mother’s nursing home to be close to my mother as it seemed her life was at its end. We knew that this was coming, having been to the funeral home just two days before …

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Aug 24 2017

Where Does Your Fat Go, When you Lose Weight?

Where Does Your Fat Go, When you Lose Weight?, Vol. 420, August 24, 2017 I wonder if you wondered, as I have for many years, what happens to the fat that is lost when a person loses weight. Many people wrongly believe that it is digested and exits your digestive system. However, that is really not …

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Aug 17 2017

Alcohol: Dr. Daniel Amen Says It Kills the Brain’s Function

Alcohol: Dr. Daniel Amen Says It Kills the Brain’s Function, Vol. 419, August 17, 2017 Given all the hype about the healthy components of red wine, resveratrol in the skin and proanthocyanidin in the seed. These are antioxidants that help protect the body against oxidative stress, which can cause heart disease, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s. This all …

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Jun 22 2017

How To Help Heal Our Servicemen & Women in the Military

How to Help Heal Our Servicemen & Service Women in the Military – Vol. 418, June 22, 2017 I attended an outstanding seminar brought to the local hospital to teach mental health professionals how to best help our returning military personnel. I knew I was interested in this topic, not so much because I would …

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