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1 week 2 days

Stop Stressing About Dressing and Shopping

You've cleared your closet and now what??

Wardrobe Stylist and author, Scarlett De Bease will share her tips and tricks on clothes styling & shopping. You'll learn how to have fewer clothes yet have far more outfits in your closet to choose from.

Scarlett will also provide simple solutions to the very common problems women have about trying to figure out what to wear and buy.

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You've cleared your closet and now what??

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1 week 2 days

Holiday Gift Giving Tip

Holiday Gift Giving Tip

Feng Shui – Gift Giving Tip
The collection trap
Don’t assume a collector wants more of the same
If you are giving a gift to add to someones collection, make very sure that it will be a welcome addition.
The thrill of the hunt is what many collectors enjoy.
And did you know that often collectors are ready to stop adding to their collection but don’t know how to tell their loved ones?
If you no longer wish to add to a collection, share that information to stop the flow!

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Holiday Gift Giving Tip

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1 week 4 days

Becomes 10 years younger with these 5 home remedies!

Who doesn't want to look young forever? This kind of craze has resulted in not only treatments like botox being popularized but also weird snail facials, placenta facials being attempted by many women the world over. But you may be wondering what most people don't know is the fact characteristics already has many remedies in store for all of us.

Lemon juice to reduce age spots

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Who doesn't want to look young forever?

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1 week 4 days

Our mission is to revitalize the way people share their Thoughts, Views and Ideas.

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Our mission is to revitalize the way people share their Thoughts, Views and Ideas.

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2 weeks 1 day

How Long Term Care Helps Seniors Cope With Sundown Syndrome

Senior Help Desk Senior Blog by Mark McGoldrick and Comfort Keepers of Shelton, CT   http://shelton-325.comfortkeepers.com

In-home assistance from Comfort Keepers of Shelton can help make sure seniors get the care they need

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Senior Help Desk Senior Blog by Mark McGoldrick and Comfort Keepers of Shelton, CT   http://shelton-325.comfortkeepers.com

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2 weeks 1 day

Straight From The Patient’s Mouth: Videos Can Clearly State Your End-Of-Life Wishes

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Judith Graham and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org 

For years, Wendy Forman, considered how to make her wishes known if she became horribly ill and couldn’t speak for herself.

She prepared a living will refusing cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

She assembled orders instructing medical personnel to refrain from putting in a feeding tube or placing her on mechanical ventilation.

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Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Judith Graham and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org 

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2 weeks 2 days

Atria Stratford​ Presents: "Grinchmas Party" a Professional Networking Social Event on Thursday, December 7, 2017 from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm. Located at Atria Stratford 6911 Main Street Stratford, CT

Atria Stratford​ Presents: "Grinchmas Party" a Professional Networking Social Event on Thursday, December 7, 2017 from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm. Located at Atria Stratford 6911 Main Street Stratford, CT 

Please join our small feast, we will have Who pudding and maybe roast beast.

The cocoa will be warm and the drinks overflowing, we just need to know which Whos will be going.

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Atria Stratford​ Presents: "Grinchmas Party" a Professional Networking Social Event on Thursday, December 7, 2017 from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm.

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2 weeks 2 days

Home Safety and Alzheimer's Disease

Senior Help Desk healthcare blog credited to The National Institute on Aging, part of NIH   www.nia.nih.gov

Over time, people with Alzheimer’s disease become less able to manage around the house. For example, they may forget to turn off the oven or the water, how to use the phone during an emergency, which things around the house are dangerous, and where things are in their own home.

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Senior Help Desk healthcare blog credited to The National Institute on Aging, part of NIH   www.nia.nih.gov

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2 weeks 2 days

The Ratcheting Cost Of The Pneumococcal Vaccine: What Gives?

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Shefali Luthra and Kaiser Health News   http://khn.org 

Every November, like clockwork, she gets the same letter, said Dr. Lindsay Irvin, a pediatrician in San Antonio.

It’s from the drug company Pfizer Inc., and it informs her that the price tag for the pneumococcal vaccine Prevnar 13 is going up. Again.

And it makes her angry.

“They’re the only ones who make it,” she said. “It’s like buying gas in a hurricane — or Coke in an airport. They charge what they want to.”

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Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Shefali Luthra and Kaiser Health News   http://khn.org 

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2 weeks 3 days

Shelley Anderson is a licensed social worker and a certified senior care manager and the owner of Lake Minnetonka Home Care & Senior Living Advising and she advises and guides individuals and families with senior housing and other senior concerns. She serves the whole Minneapolis and St Paul and surrounding areas.

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Shelley Anderson is a licensed social worker and a certified senior care manager and the owner of Lake Minnetonka Home Care & Senior Living Advising and she advises and guides individuals and f

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2 weeks 3 days

Coping with Agitation and Aggression in Alzheimer's Disease

Senior Help Desk healthcare video and  blog credited to The National Institute on Aging, part of NIH

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Senior Help Desk healthcare video and  blog credited to The National Institute on Aging, part of NIH

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2 weeks 3 days

Now What? Next Steps After an Alzheimer's Diagnosis

Senior Help Desk healthcare blog credited to The National Institute on Aging, part of NIH   www.nia.nih.gov

A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease can be difficult, but getting accurate information and support can help you know what to expect and what to do next. Use this checklist to help you get started.

Learn about Alzheimer’s disease

Being informed will help you know what to expect as the disease progresses. Here are some resources:

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Senior Help Desk healthcare blog credited to The National Institute on Aging, part of NIH   www.nia.nih.gov

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2 weeks 4 days

"Powerful Tools for Caregivers Six Week Workshop," on Thursday, January 11, 18, 25, 2018 & Feburary 1, 8, 15, 2018 from 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Located at The Agency on Aging of South Central Connecticut One Long Wharf Drive, Suite 1L New Haven, CT 06511

 

"Powerful Tools for Caregivers,"  Presented by The Agency on Aging of South Central Connecticut, (AOASCC) on Thursday, Thursday, January 11, 18, 25, 2018 & Feburary 1, 8, 15, 2018​from 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Located at The Agency on Aging of South Central Connecticut One Long Wharf Drive, Suite 1L New Haven, CT 06511

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2 weeks 4 days

Social Security Administration, Shining a Light on Those Who Provide Dementia Care

Senior Help Desk Healthcare blog by Robert Egge, Alzheimer’s Association, Chief Public Policy Officer Social Security Administration   www.socialsecurity.gov.

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Senior Help Desk Healthcare blog by Robert Egge, Alzheimer’s Association, Chief Public Policy Officer Social Security Administration   www.socialsecu

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2 weeks 4 days

VNA Community Healthcare & Hospice's "Giving Tuesday Celebration," on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM. Location: Stony Creek Brewery 5 Indian Neck Avenue Branford, Connecticut 06405

 

"Giving Tuesday Celebration," Hosted by VNA Community Healthcare & Hospice on Tuesday November 28, 2017 from  5:30 PM to 7:30 PM. Location Stony Creek Brewery 5 Indian Neck Avenue  Branford, Connecticut 

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