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Tips for Valentine’s Day After Losing a Spouse or Partner

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Reminders of romance fill the air as Valentine’s Day approaches, from candy hearts to love songs to those ubiquitous jewelry commercials. But February can be a sorrowful time if you are mourning the death of a spouse or partner. The sight of other couples holding hands may trigger strong emotions as you reflect on the … Read moreTips for Valentine’s Day After Losing a Spouse or Partner

How to Help Your Loved One Sleep Better at Night

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Is Insomnia Becoming a Problem? A patient receiving hospice care will sometimes find their previous nightly rituals and patterns of sleep disrupted. There are quite a few reasons why this happens ranging anywhere from medication side-effects to psychological conditions. For instance, studies have shown that people with cancer could be affected by anxiety or depression, which in … Read moreHow to Help Your Loved One Sleep Better at Night

What Do I Do Now That My Spouse is Gone?

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Grief After The Fatal Toll Of Mesothelioma Written by Dr. T. David Willets (GC-C) Jessica and Michael finally made it!  Empty nesters.  After years of raising three kids, the big day came. Their youngest moved away to college.  It was a bitter-sweet moment as she backed out of the driveway, into the street and around … Read moreWhat Do I Do Now That My Spouse is Gone?

How to Keep your Loved Ones Warm this Winter

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The body’s ability to regulate its own temperature changes as it ages. That’s why it’s extremely important for a senior’s temperature to be monitored during the chilly winter months. It’s worth considering that the number of cold-related deaths, such as hypothermia, significantly increases for those aged 75 and older.  Hypothermia is a threat for seniors … Read moreHow to Keep your Loved Ones Warm this Winter

Relational Resolutions: Improve Your Relationships in the New Year

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Relational Resolutions Some senior adults say they’re too set in their ways for New Year’s resolutions. However, resolutions can be about more than losing weight or breaking a bad habit. No matter what your age or place in life, you can use relational resolutions to improve your relationships in the New Year. Here are some … Read moreRelational Resolutions: Improve Your Relationships in the New Year