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Senior Citizen Elderly Quality Aging Workbook Guide Twin Cities MN Journeywell: A Guide to Quality Aging By Trish Herbert Trish is a local author that has worked with older adults for many years as a psychologist with a specialty in gerontology. I have not yet gone through this workbook in detail as I write this yet in meeting Trish today I thought it sounded like […] Continue reading →

Fighting the 3 Plagues

Elderly Senior Citizen Care Education Twin Cities MN By Chris and Laurie Kemp, CSAs In “Being Mortal, our recommended book last month, Atul Gawande tells the story of Bill Thomas. Thomas was a first time administrator at a nursing home. After a short time of observation he decided the three things he needed to do to most help residents were to help them […] Continue reading →

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Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in The End By Dr. Atul Gawande Given that this well-known speaker is presenting at The River Center in St. Paul on September 18th, this seemed like a good book to highlight this month.   This event is already sold out which speaks to the interest in this topic. Dr. […] Continue reading →

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Don't Toss My Memories In The Trash Book Twin Cities MN Don’t Toss My Memories In The Trash: A Step-By-Step Guide to Helping Seniors Downsize, Organize and Move By Vickie Dellaquila This book is written by a certified professional organizer. Her expertise, caring nature and experience comes through as she gives tips and strategies for successfully downsizing and moving. Her stories and step by step suggestions […] Continue reading →

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A Complete Guide to Understanding and Living with COPD: from a COPDer’s Perspective by R. D. Martin A Complete Guide to Understanding and Living with COPD: from a COPDer’s Perspective by R. D. Martin My 88 year old mother is living with COPD. Typically you think of smokers having this diagnosis but in the case of my mom, she never smoked a day in her life. When there is more humidity or […] Continue reading →

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Changing the Way We Die by Fran Smith and Sheila Himmel Have you known someone that has used hospice, were glad they did or maybe wished they knew more about it sooner? Choosing how we die, where we die, and who is with us when we die can be a choice. Hospice can help in […] Continue reading →