On Nov. 11 we celebrate Veterans Day and honor all of the military men and women who’ve made sacrifices for our freedom. Our own Raymond Newby is one such veteran, and he has quite the story to tell about his time in the service.
Dementia or Alzheimer’s disease can be a worrisome and confusing diagnosis, for both those receiving it and for their caretakers. To help, social worker Kristin Feeback has been hard at work for several years raising awareness of early screening
by Wayne Mason, Chaplain, Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice
“Thank you.” A simple statement, but with a powerful message. Have you ever thought about what it means?
It is the expression of gratitude or appreciation for something that has added a benefit to you. In other words, you have become more
November is National Hospice Month, and to recognize the importance of hospice services to quality end of life care, we’d like to share this story from Presbyterian Manor’s Heart and Soul Hospice.
It was not long after Clayton was diagnosed
Could their estrangement be caused by how we raised them?
By Elizabeth Vagnoni for Next Avenue
The truth is — I am estranged from my two adult sons.
The truth is — I love my sons and I miss them every day.
The truth is — I can’t understand how in the world this has happened.
The truth is — saying you love them and miss them is not enough.
Abdominal bloating and a persistent ‘full’ feeling are common symptoms
By Sheryl Kraft for Next Avenue
(Editor’s note: September was Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.)
Ricki Lewis ignored her belly fat for months, attributing the extra weight and bloat around her middle to aging and menopause.
“I should have paid more attention when a well-meaning
Though some advisers pooh-pooh it, a will can avoid big problems
By Rosie Wolf Williams for Next Avenue
You might have heard that Prince died without a will, which has already led to a flurry of legal maneuverings over his estate. But do mere mortals like the rest of us, with far smaller net worths, really need a will?
Traditionally, the answer to that
Although making friends later in life is difficult, perseverance is worth it
By Barbara Rady Kazdan for Next Avenue
“I define connection as the energy that exists between people when they feel seen, heard, and valued; can give and receive without judgment and derive sustenance and strength from the relationship,” Brené Brown, the author and speaker of one of