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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 →

Medication Management 101

Senior Citizen Medication Management Twin Cities MN By Lori J Larson, CSA Keeping track of medications can become very complicated for seniors as they begin to have memory challenges and the number of medications increases. There are serious implications for not taking medications exactly as prescribed and that has led to hospital admissions and nursing home admissions that could have been avoided. […] 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 →

New Technologies in Assistive Care

Senior Care Housing Assistive Devices Twin Cities MN By Chris and Laurie Kemp, CSAs A recent article in the Huffington Post discussed how technology may change aging in the next 10 years. There are many technologies already helping seniors stay independent longer. These technologies generally help seniors to accomplish tasks and stay safe in their home, whether it is a house, a condo […] Continue reading →