Category Archives: TOPIC – Health

RISKY BUSINESS

RETIREMENT COACHING – DEBBIE DRINKARD GROVUM–       Laden with denim jackets on hangers, two young men ran past me in the mall parking lot, jumped in a waiting car and yelled “drive, drive” to the nervous young woman behind the wheel.  … Continue reading

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BUILD A BEAUTIFUL BRAIN !

LIVING HEALTHY – DR. JOHN KALB– I recently ran into an old friend at the gym and had quite a shock. He looked years younger than the last time we met. I remembered that he’d been putting in 60 to … Continue reading

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ON LEARNING TO FLY

LIVING HEALTHY – ANDY BAXTER-I feel immense pride and satisfaction in my clients’ successes and progressions; prevailing over their personal demons, blasting through their plateaus, physical and otherwise, breaking the chains of their seemingly unbreakable, often self-imposed restrictions. The real, … Continue reading

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YOU CAN GO HOME AGAIN

RETIREMENT COACHING – DEBBIE DRINKARD GROVUM– Adjusting to leaving my career and home of more than thirty years and moving 2,000 miles to a new state took longer than I expected.  Now, after two years of exploring encore career options … Continue reading

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POETRY FOR MOM

SENIOR LIVING – CHERIE HENRY-I have a friend who is the full time caregiver for her mom who has Alzheimer’s.  She writes and below is the poem she wrote for her Mother. Mom She may not be famous Or fancy or … Continue reading

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ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE: FINALLY, GOOD NEWS

LIVING HEALTHY – DR. JOHN KALB – It was a shocking, sad moment, the first time my mother forgot who I was. Her dementia had been slowly but steadily increasing for years. I was losing her, mind first. It had … Continue reading

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ATTENTION CARE GIVERS!

SENIOR LIVING – CHERIE HENRY– Respite: A usually short interval of rest or relief One of the dangers of caregiving is burn-out.  We all need a respite from responsibilities, whatever they are, to perform at our best.  In particular, if … Continue reading

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BACK TO BASICS

LIVING HEALTHY – DR. ROBIN MILLER-A couple of weeks ago, one of my patients came in for a visit. She brought her bag full of 15 supplements and wanted me to review them and tell her which ones I thought … Continue reading

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WE ARE ALL ATHLETES

LIVING HEALTHY – ANDY BAXTER–Essentially, I train a seventy year old hip replacement patient the same way I train an elite athlete.  Sure, the loads and speeds are different, but it’s a given that that is a relative matter.  We … Continue reading

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WHEN IT COMES TO OUR MEDICAL CARE

LIVING HEALTHY – DR. ROBIN MILLER-When it comes to our medical care, we take a certain level of safety for granted. We figure our doctors and dentists take basic steps to avoid causing infections – like washing their hands and … Continue reading

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