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Gail Jones

Birthday memories

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I took a trip to Maryland this weekend with my family to visit my extended family.  The occasion? A Birthday party! My mother was celebrating her 61st birthday. I really enjoy getting together with family, reminiscing, and breaking bread.   My sister and I planned a…

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Lessons to Live By

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I have a full and busy life.  Three children, two dogs, a full time job, and can’t forget the husband.  Like most people, I complain about how time flies.  I go through my routine, complete  my responsibilities and perform my processes with robotic skills. Ashley…

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Grieving during the Holidays

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I was inspired to write about the grieving process after reading “Good Grief, It’s the Holidays” written by Tom Johnson-Medland. Mr. Medland appropriately described the holidays as times of great emotional connections to the people we love. Most of us have fond memories of holiday…

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Avoiding the Holiday Blues

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The holiday season between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve isn’t always a happy time for seniors. For some, the holidays are a reminder of friends and family members who are no longer around. Others may dwell on the fact that distance prevents anticipated visiting. According…

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The A+ Mobile

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Last week we celebrated a new and momentous addition to the A+ family. During the planning phase of A+ Senior Care, we established many goals for ourselves as owners but more importantly, we created goals that would help us formulate a top notch service company…

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Saluting great Caregivers

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Home healthcare is a dynamic industry.  There are many aspects of home healthcare that require superhero type skills to achieve fantastic accomplishments, most days it takes a village.  Some may not realize, but a great percentage of our time and energy are used  focusing  on…

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Diabetes

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  Surprising number of deaths linked to undiagnosed diabetes   By Linda Thrasybule MyHealthNewsDaily   People who don’t know they have Type 1 diabetes may account for a surprising number of deaths from one complication of the condition, a new study says.   Nearly a…

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Seniors and Depression

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The American Journal of Psychology published an article which linked factors such as bereavement, sleep disturbance, disability, prior depression, and female gender as important risk factors for depression among elderly people. Caregivers, be it family or paid, are on the front line of care and are…

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