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Jacque DigiesoConcussion is not just in your head
Concussions have been in the news lately, especially as related to sports injuries. A recent car accident in Jacque’s family has brought the painful and long-lasting effects of this type of head injury to the forefront of her attention -- and it isn’t pretty.
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Susanne KatzWhen Dementia Creeps Into Your Life
It was very difficult for Susanne to slowly watch her mother slip away day by day. Eventually, all she wanted was for her mother to smile and have a good day. That was enough.
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Elaine Taylor-KlausSlowly Dying (From the Head Down)
People with Alzheimer’s, die slowly – very slowly – from the head down. While their bodies persist, their identity erodes gradually until they reach a point of no return. For the family who lives with this, the saddest and most difficult reality of all is that their loved ones die long before their death.
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Dr. JudieStraight Talk about Sex
A study shows that there may not be any link between strokes and sex in middle-aged men. Any link may, in fact, just be coincidental.
The Grass Is Greener Right Here
As someone who recently celebrated her 50th birthday, Diana has been struggling to get her head around her age and the best way to approach the whole aging process.
Carey SippThe TurnAround Mom
With all the concern about the effects of a sports-related concussion, Carey is focusing on emotional concussions: the effects of a dysfunctional family on a child.
Diane Snyder Cowan The Power of Grief
Many boomers and older adults experience the deaths of several friends and relatives in a short period of time. Diane Snyder Cowan write about managing multiple losses.
Elaine Taylor KlausLiving On Purpose
What makes us who we are is not just our ability to think and reason; it’s also the ability to connect emotionally. A head injury can do irreparable damage to the emotional center of the brain, changing the personality forever.
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Spa, Travel and Skincare Experiences are Not a Luxury, but Essential to a Healthy Body and Mind. Visit Spa Travel Gal for more information on things spa gals need to know! Ava Roxanne Stritt This... Please see the rest of the story here... www.spatr [...]

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Saucony 26Strong, Year 2!

Although Andi and I dealt with a few bumps along the way of our Saucony 26 Strong journey, I really enjoyed the entire process. Over the past two years I’ve found that I really love coaching. No matter the distance … Continue reading →

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The Antidepressant Black Box Warning: Is It Necessary? Did It Backfire?

In 2004 the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a black box warning on antidepressants because of increased risk of suicidal thought, feeling, and behavior in young people. So here we are, 10 years later. How'd that work-out? Tap on in for some a [...]

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How Can WHO, WHAT, and WHERE Improve Patient Experience?

HCAHPS. The patient is the object of the service.  They are the subject of the experience. Most health systems focused highly on improving the dogmas of patient experience well before CMS came down from the mountain carrying the stone tablets ̷ [...]

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She did it “Her Way”

Recently a friend of mine was scheduled to go on a trip to visit a friend. She was really looking forward to getting away and relaxing, however; in the days leading up to the trip she realized that the “drama-meter” … Continue reading [...]

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