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Caring for Our Elders

By the time I learned that my mother was in trouble, she had fallen twice. It was only 9:30 AM. Westminster Oaks had tried to reach...

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Big Bend Hospice Partners with Pet Peace of Mind

A Program That Keeps Pets and Families Together During Hospice Care Big Bend, FL— Big Bend Hospice is pleased to announce a new program...

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Spotlight on Earlene Knight, Big Bend Hospice Valor Volunteer

Earlene, affectionately called “Coach” by friends and family  grew up in a very small town in Georgia named Funston and has been...

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Claiming our Freedom

My grandson, Rowen, is approaching that coveted double-digit birthday. As he approaches age 10, there are so many amazing things Rowen can do. He reads at...

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Appreciating the Faith of Others

A number of years ago, my congregation that meets on Sunday evenings in my home decided we wanted to know more about other religions. Through...

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Remembering Bobby

Memory at its best is faulty. Researchers and scientist tell us that our memory is not nearly as reliable as we imagine it is. Unlike...

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Remembering Birthdays

At a recent training for caregivers of persons living with dementia, the presenter talked about what has come to be called “therapeutic fibbing.”...

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Remembering on Memorial Day

I remember as a child being embarrassed when my parents would say of movies playing at the theater, “We are waiting for it to...