Thank you for your service

My dad, my uncles, my brother, and so many more family members, dear friends and their family members served our country with courage and honor in the United States Armed Forces. Their sacrifices were many – physical, emotional, financial – and during their years of service lives were touched and changed with a permanence that… Continue reading Thank you for your service

So God made a dog

Alzheimer’s Service Dogs Excerpted from an excellent article about Alzheimer’s. Follow this link to read more about coping with this disease http://www.fadetoblank.org/#/?part=view-from-inside ************************************************************************************************ Mind Readers: Canines are 100 times more sensitive to electromagnetic energy than humans. They can sense subtle changes in brainwaves that forecast Alzheimer’s outbursts. If Rick becomes anxious while out walking with… Continue reading So God made a dog

Let there be light

As October zips by, the nights grow longer and daylight hours are to be cherished. This is a difficult time of year for folks, especially those who are affected by Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and those who suffer with low vision challenges. Take a few minutes and think about the older adults in your lives. … Continue reading Let there be light

Mantra for a dementia patient’s caregiver

I found this quote by Bridget Hunt while surfing a few blogs online. I’ve embraced the message and keep it close to remind me that how you make someone feel demonstrates your level of respect for that person. Folks with dementia aren’t trying to provoke an argument or start a fight. The disease is a

Open Enrollment Period for Medicare Advantage and Medicare prescription drug coverage

There are 2 separate enrollment periods each year. collapse Open Enrollment Period for Medicare Advantage and Medicare prescription drug coverage. What can I do? Change from Original Medicare to a Medicare Advantage Plan. Change from a Medicare Advantage Plan back to Original Medicare. Switch from one Medicare Advantage Plan to another Medicare Advantage Plan. Switch… Continue reading Open Enrollment Period for Medicare Advantage and Medicare prescription drug coverage