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Debunking 5 Common Myths About Hospice Care

Debunking 5 Common Myths About Hospice Care Recent revelations of President and Mrs. Jimmy Carter choosing hospice care have spotlighted the crucial role hospice can play in providing support for individuals facing terminal illness. Still, there remain many misconceptions about hospice and what it can and cannot do. Simply defined, hospice care is medical care… Read More

The Science of Happiness

The Science of Happiness March 20 was International Day of Happiness! The United Nations established this awareness day in 2012 as a reminder of the important role that happiness plays in the lives of people all over the globe. The pursuit of happiness is perhaps one of humanity’s oldest goals. There are countless books, articles,… Read More

Non-Gift Ideas for Older Adults

Non-Gift Ideas for Older Adults If you’ve ever asked your loved ones what gifts they’d like, you’ve probably heard something along the lines of, “You don’t need to get me anything at all.” This can make the gift-giving process a little more challenging, especially if you’re trying to find the perfect gift for the older… Read More

Leave Behind Memories—Not Stuff

Leave Behind Memories—Not Stuff You tried sparking joy by tidying up but were left frustrated because it was hard to determine how much joy was enough to keep something. Or you decided to try minimalism—but your space felt empty and cold. Or it could be that you started off enthusiastic for a decluttering approach—but ended… Read More

Know Your Funeral Options

Know Your Funeral Options No one likes to think about their funeral, but it is important to plan how you want to be cared for after death. In fact, it can be a relief to grieving family members to know they are doing exactly what you wanted them to do. It’s even more important to… Read More

Recognize Parkinson’s Main Symptoms

Recognize Parkinson’s Main Symptoms In 1998, one of the most famous actors of the time, Michael J. Fox, became the face of Parkinson’s disease. Diagnosed at the early age of 29, Michael describes waking up and noticing his pinky as “auto-animated.” That was his first symptom of the disease that would change his life. Parkinson’s… Read More

Gratitude Is Good for Your Health

Thanksgiving is a time when we show appreciation for our blessings and celebrate the bounties of delicious food with loved ones. Science suggests that it would be good for our mental and physical health to extend this practice of thankfulness throughout the year! After dealing with the coronavirus pandemic for more than two years, we… Read More