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Where's the Beef?

05/20/2020

Many of us remember the phrase, "Where's the beef?"  from Wendy's Hamburger commercials.  Recently we have been hearing this phrase again amid the rumors of meat shortages due to COVID-19. Don't panic! Not only can meatless meals be healthier for seniors, they can be ...

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6 Considerations for the “New Normal”

05/17/2020

Growing up in the mid-1950’s through mid-1970’s, I remember my Mom meticulously washing, drying, folding, and ironing my Dad’s cloth handkerchiefs. He always carried one in his back pocket. I believe that fell in line with his Boy Scout motto, “Be Prepared."

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From a Nurse's Mind: Watching Your Mother Age

05/10/2020

Nurses are strange creatures, we truly are. We have been taught to start assessing situations from the moment we meet you or your loved one. That being said, one of the hardest things we deal with is when it comes to our own aging mothers.

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10 Ways to Foster Harmony While Sheltering in Place

04/29/2020

  This is week #6 for me working from home because of the COVID-19 pandemic. As many of you are, my spouse and I are both working virtually from our apartment. We have not been in the same space 24/7, for extended periods without going to the office, running errands, ...

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Looking to Move Out of Your Assisted Living Facility Due to COVID-19?

04/10/2020

  With assisted living facilities becoming hotspots for the spread of the COVID-19 virus, are you feeling uneasy that you or a loved one is currently residing in a facility? The coronavirus has taken us all by surprise, causing many assisted living facilities to shut ...

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10 Ways to Practice Self-Care During This Time of Social Distancing

03/25/2020

  Paying attention to self-care can be an ongoing challenge. During times of high stress, practicing quality self-care is often a mere after-thought. As we all deal with the COVID-19 pandemic and need for social distancing, let’s take a few minutes to pause, take 3 ...

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How To Protect Yourself from COVID-19

03/22/2020

  As the number of cases of COVID-19 rises in the United States, we must make sure we are taking precautions in protecting ourselves from contracting, as well as spreading the virus. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there is currently ...

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10 Resources in the Chattanooga Area for Those at Risk During COVID-19

03/19/2020

As our community begins to practice social-distancing to protect those most vulnerable to the COVID-19 virus, there are many resources available to older adults which can help isolate them from potential exposure. While staying home is an important measure to avoid ...

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10 Resources for Those at Risk During COVID-19

03/17/2020

As our community begins to practice social-distancing to protect those most vulnerable to the COVID-19 virus, there are many resources available to older adults which can help isolate them from potential exposure. While staying home is an important measure to avoid ...

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