When is the right time to adopt a pet?

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There are numerous studies related to pet ownership and the benefits of having a four-legged companion. Research says that having a pet can decrease things like allergies, blood pressure, loneliness and even anxiety. That’s incredible! However, just because studies show these amazing statistics, it doesn’t mean that getting a pet is always an easy experience. Opening your home to a … Read More

5 Ways to Avoid Holiday Stress

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What’s the best thing about Thanksgiving?  Is it the food, family or fun? Wait. Don’t answer that. We won’t make you choose just one. Thanksgiving is right around the corner and it can be a very exciting time of the year, but it can also be a bit overwhelming for some. With so many different things going on it’s hard … Read More

How to talk to aging parents about their future in 6 steps

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We don’t have to tell you that being prepared for the future is important. When it comes to a parent or parents, do you know what their wishes are or what their future plans might look like? It’s important to have these conversations early in case something unexpected happens or time gets away from you. Talking with a parent about … Read More

7 Ways to Stay Energized this Fall

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Do you ever find yourself less energetic or less motivated when the weather starts to cool down and summer activities come to a close? You are not alone. The hustle and bustle of summer can zap the energy out of almost anyone. Some people thrive on the various activities happening when the weather is warm. How can you maintain the … Read More

What to expect with an Alzheimer’s diagnosis

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If you are reading this post because your loved one or someone you are close to has recently been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, we’d like to first offer our deepest sympathies and tell you that you are not alone. Knowing that others are experiencing the same issues or are currently facing the same challenges as you are, can often times help … Read More

10 things you can do before summer is over

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With your grandchildren headed back to school and the month of August coming to a close, you might be feeling like this summer has snuck by without you being able to enjoy it. Don’t worry! There’s still time to appreciate the last days of summer. This time of the year seems to go by faster than others. It might be … Read More

Don’t be afraid to take time for yourself

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Life moves fast and you might too. Do you ever find yourself running around trying to do it all only to find that there will always more to add to the list? The carpet needs to be vacuumed. The bed needs to be made again. The “Thank You” cards should already be in the mail! You shouldn’t even be reading … Read More

How to plan ahead for the expected and unexpected

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Do you have a plan for your future? Have you made those plans known to your family members? No matter how old you are, it’s a good idea to start making plans in case something unexpected happens to you. Don’t worry – you can start small. It’s ok not to have an exact plan with down payments, addendums and flower … Read More