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Handling Hardship with Perspective, Community and Hope

No matter where we are in the world today we are all connected by human experience. We have all felt fear and loneliness, loss and abandonment. When these feelings start to be overwhelming it is time to stop and re-assess the situation. It’s not enough to simply say “it could be worse” with false optimism. [...]

By |2020-03-18T15:52:55-04:00March 18th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

A Resolution Worth Keeping

For most Americans the top three new year’s resolutions are to lose weight, save money and exercise. These plans usually get dropped after a few weeks. It might be easier to keep your resolutions if they are built on relationships. Relationships can be a strong motivator and they also make us feel loved and connected [...]

By |2020-02-21T15:40:37-04:00January 10th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Tips from Sister Janet Marie: Caring for Someone with Alzheimer’s

Sister Janet Marie Bagniewski, FSE, RN has been a nurse for over forty years. She has worked in hospitals and nursing homes, and been an instructor for nursing assistants.  Her favorite part of the job is care for the elderly. Throughout her years of experience she has collected methods from numerous sources in how best [...]

By |2019-09-04T16:27:28-04:00September 4th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

5 Reasons to Keep Houseplants

‘Tis the Season! Spring is in the air whether you’re inside or outside. Having an indoor plant can help you enjoy the season and many varieties bloom multiple times a year. That’s like having three seasons of tasteful decorating all in one flowerpot! It’s Easy. The trick to caring for any living thing is to [...]

By |2019-06-05T07:39:58-04:00May 1st, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Cook Well, Eat Better, Be At Your Best

As people age it becomes harder to make healthy eating a priority. When you work full-time your job becomes the priority. When you’re raising a family the children are the priority. When you are caring for a parent or spouse who is ill they become the priority. It is easy to fall into a rut [...]

Help! My Aging Relative Forgets to Take Their Medication

Elder Care in Berlin CT: Studies show that elderly adults often face more than one chronic condition that requires medication. It’s not uncommon for seniors to take four or more pills every day.

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