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Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

— What makes January 1st such a special time to make a change in our lives, and why can it be so difficult to maintain that change? There are a number of key reasons that apply to some, if not all, of the broken resolutions. We are not being realistic when we make the commitment. Everyone... Read More

Holiday Ornament Crafts

— Whimsical Light Bulb Reindeer You will need: One used light bulb Brown felt cloth or fun foam Acrylic paints and brushes Ribbon 1 small red pom-pom Glue First, paint the light bulb brown. Set aside and let dry. Once the brown paint on the light bulb has dried completely, use a paint brush to paint... Read More

Hot Chocolate Mix

— Ingredients: 11 cups powdered milk 1 cup confectioners’ sugar 11 ounces powdered coffee creamer 2 lbs nestle’ nesquick powdered chocolate milk mix 4 tbsp cocoa powder 1 box instant chocolate pudding Preparation: Mix all together Store in airtight containers Use 1/3 mix to 2/3 water when making hot chocolate

Give Yourself the Gift of Sleep

— The holidays bring extra demands—shopping for gifts, party preparation, wrapping the gifts—and it’s easy to see why many people are more sleep-deprived than ever this time of year. Here are some suggestions for better sleep during the holiday season: Take time to relax. Even if you have a lot to do, allow yourself to stop... Read More

The Beauty of the Holidays

— The beauty of the holidays is the gift to slow down, reflect on what’s important, and remember that our lives are valuable and worth being fully enjoyed. We all know it’s easy to become overwhelmed with all the hustle and bustle of the winter season. For that reason, it is important to plan ahead for... Read More

Taking Care of Yourself is Part of the Job

— The job of becoming the primary caregiver for your aging parent is universally recognized as one of the most difficult transitions we can go through. It’s hard to experience the reversal of parent and child. The task of caring for an elderly parent can be overwhelming. It’s easy to begin to “hover” around them in... Read More

How To Stop Aging On The Outside

— While there’s no single secret to holding off the effects of aging, there are plenty of things that can be done to help. Here are some suggestions. Antioxidants are absolutely one of your best weapons against aging! Eat plenty of antioxidants as you age, such as dark vegetables and fruits like carrots, squash and spinach... Read More

Diabetes Facts

— Diabetes is a chronic disease in which the body is unable to properly control the amount of sugar in the blood due to the lack of the hormone insulin. It is estimated that over 18 million Americans suffer from diabetes, and of these 18 million it is estimated that nearly one third are unaware they... Read More

A Look At Flossing

— Along with brushing your teeth, you should also be flossing on a daily basis. Flossing will remove plaque and debris in areas that your toothbrush isn’t able to reach. A buildup of plaque can lead to gum disease or tooth decay, which is why flossing is very important. If you floss immediately after brushing, you’ll... Read More

A Short History Lesson on Veterans Day

— The First World War was known as “the war to end all wars” and was a war with a large social and political impact on the world, even still today. Many men fought in the war, and while the United States entered the war late and suffered the fewest casualties of all of the participating... Read More