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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 →

Caregiver Self-Assessment

Caregiver Self Assessment Twin Cities MN Senior Care By Chris and Laurie Kemp, CSAs Whenever we meet with members of a family who are caregivers, we always remind them of what they are told by the airline staff before every flight.  Always put your oxygen mask on first before trying to help others.  Why do they tell you this?  Because if you are […] Continue reading →

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ABA/AARP Checklist for My Family: A Guide to My History, Financial Plans and Final Wishes Twin Cities MN Recommended Reading Checklist For My Family, A Guide To My History, Financial Plans, And Final Wishes By Sally Balch Hurme This new book from the AARP and the American Bar Association is a comprehensive guide to organizing things for your family. While the guide may seem long you will likely find sections that do not […] 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 →

Why Choosing Hospice Care Improves Life and Death

Senior Elderly Hospice Care Twin Cities MN By Anne E. Denny Hospice is a mission driven approach to caring for the dying that: Embraces what is possible even while experiencing limitations from a disease. Values and respects the individual’s choices, heritage and traditions. Honors the whole person by attending to physical, emotional, relational and spiritual well-being. Cares for family members, recognizing the […] Continue reading →