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Caregiver Support Groups

Caregiver Support Groups Twin Cities MN
By Laurie and Chris Kemp, CSAs The holidays are now behind us. For some caregivers all went smoothly, and they had a joyous time with family. For others it was a stressful time, full of worry about the loved one being cared for, the family members they were away from while they cared for their […]
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Veteran’s Benefits

Veterans Benefits Information Education Twin Cities MN
By Eunice K. Neubauer, CSA Veteran Homes There are five homes for Veterans in MN currently: Minneapolis Fergus Falls Hastings Luverne Silver Bay Governor Dayton approved a bill this past May for $32 million to be allocated to building 3 more homes. All Veteran homes have an inactive and active waiting list.   If you want […]
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COPD Support

COPD Support Information Education Burnsville MN
By Chris and Laurie Kemp, CSAs Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a progressive lung disease. Increasing breathlessness is a primary symptom. While currently not curable, there are many things that can be done to manage it. The COPD Foundation provides a wealth of information. If you want to connect with other people with COPD, […]
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Caregiver Stress Test

Elderly Senior Citizens Care Giver Stress Test Twin Cities MN
By Chris and Laurie Kemp, CSAs Every month should be National Caregiver Month. Caregivers are often the unsung heroes in families. But the stress on the caregiver can be tremendous. In a study and article by Richard, PhD and Paula Sherwood, PhD, RN, CNRN, they found that: “Caregiving often results in chronic stress, which comprises […]
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Physical Therapy

October is Physical Therapy Month Twin Cities MN
Eunice K. Neubauer, CSA October is not only breast cancer awareness month but also national physical therapy month.   How much do you know about physical therapy? Physical therapy is common when a person has had a hospitalization. It often takes place in a rehabilitation setting or transitional care unit.  This therapy is typically covered by […]
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