How to Care for Aging Parents with Dementia

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  Looking after a loved one living with dementia can be challenging – here we outline a few practical tips to help. Watching someone that you love succumb to dementia, it can feel as though you are losing them a little piece at a time. The condition affects the brain, and as it progresses, it Read More

Early Signs of Dementia

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  The early signs of dementia are very subtle and vague, and may not be immediately obvious. Early symptoms also depend on the type of dementia and vary a great deal from person to person.   Early symptoms of dementia Although the early signs vary, common early symptoms of dementia include: memory problems, particularly remembering Read More

A Prayer for My Mom

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I love this poem… written by Kathy J Parenteau My dear sweet heavenly father, I come to you today with faith and hope; I ask, send an angel Mama’s way. I know her time is near and soon you’ll take her home to stroll across the streets of gold where other angels roam. It’s hard to Read More

Anticipatory Grief – Grieving Before Death Occurs

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What Is Anticipatory Grief? Anticipatory grief is grief that occurs before death.  Rather than death alone, this type of grief includes many losses, such as the loss of a companion, changing roles in the family, fear of financial changes, and the loss of dreams of what could be. Anticipatory Grief & Grief After Death  Anticipatory Read More

Extraordinary Me – [Oprah & Chopra Desire and Destiny Meditation Experience]

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  Extraordinary Me “Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.” ― Harriet Tubman     Sometimes our dreams are so big that we think they must be impossible. We may doubt our ability Read More

Visionary Me – [Oprah & Chopra Desire and Destiny Meditation Experience]

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  Visionary Me “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” ― Helen Keller   When we think of networking, we likely see ourselves at a cocktail party, handing out business cards. When meditating today,  look at the possibility that opens when networking with our communities from a spiritual perspective – Read More

Blissful Me – [Oprah & Chopra Desire and Destiny Meditation Experience]

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Blissful Me “Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.” ― Mother Teresa     During meditation,  try reconnecting with your true bliss, that part of ourselves that many of us best remember from childhood. Think about what it was that brought you the greatest joy, that made time fly, and Read More

Creative Me – [Oprah & Chopra Desire and Destiny Meditation Experience]

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  Creative Me “If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced.” ― Vincent Van Gogh     How often have you had the experience of struggling to remember a person’s name, only to have the name effortlessly revealed to you when Read More

Inspirational Me – [Oprah & Chopra Desire and Destiny Meditation Experience]

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  Inspirational Me “It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.” — Albert Einstein   Think about the people and experiences that truly inspire you. What is it about them that makes you feel this way? For many of us, we are inspired when we feel something Read More

How Can I Serve – [Oprah & Chopra Desire and Destiny Meditation Experience]

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How Can I Serve? “How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” ― Anne Frank   Today we delve more deeply into what it means to be of service. When we serve others from a place of love, we are also serving ourselves.   For many Read More