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Holiday shopping for a friend or relative staying at a hospital post-surgery or for other reasons can be a delicate endeavor. Spending the holidays in a hospital is no-doubt difficult for the patient and their family and friends. However, there’s

The holidays never fail to be an extremely busy, and hectic time of year. Full of laughter, joy and memories, the holidays also bring along busy schedules, shopping, and loads of preparation. It is a time you want to spend

What is Anxiety Anxiety is an overwhelming feeling that can consume your entire body and mind. People who have not experienced a panic attack don’t understand how it can affect you. There are many ways to deal with anxiety including therapy

Some seniors may feel lonely after all their children have moved out. However, many others are actually pleased and ready to enjoy life, especially if their children hung around at home much longer than they should have. But, even those

Family caregiving is often not a choice. The role springs up for almost everyone at some point in their life. The truth is, we feel obligated to take on the role when a loved one ages or becomes infirm —

There is no shortage of posts written on the topic of family caregiving and self-care. You know the drill. Get a good night’s sleep. Eat right. Exercise. Stay social, and so on. These well-meaning messages may fall short of the

Damon Brown’s post, “3 Terrible Reasons Why You Are Addicted to Busyness,” stopped me dead in my tracks. Who me--addicted to “busyness?”   He explained why busyness feels like you cannot stop: Fulfils the ego - busyness becomes an acute measurement of entrepreneurial

I have been traveling and teaching the above approach, and making this claim for several years now. Recently, I was privileged to hear from a friend in Arkansas, who took this idea and ran with it. Angie Norman is a nurse

Burnout is a word that is thrown around a lot these days. It’s one of the top complaints I hear in my coaching and therapy. And I can speak for my team at ChangingAging when I say ramping up for