Celebrating a Life: Blog

    Thursday, 27 June, 2019

    If you’re providing comfort and care for an aging or ailing loved one, it’s likely you stepped into a caregiver without any formal training. Yet, you saw the need and willingly came forward to fulfill it.

    While you may not have envisioned yourself...

    January 6, 2022

    10 Ways to Stay Positive in the New Year While Grieving

    Grieving is hard enough to live through each day as it comes—but when a whole new year is put in front of us, it can become even more overwhelming. The experience of losing a loved one can leave you feeling empty or lonely, and may make you...

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    December 9, 2021

    Top 9 Retirement Tips for Seniors

    Retirement is a significant milestone in a person’s life. It marks the end of decades of hard work and the start of a relaxing, leisurely future.

    Though it’s an exciting time, it can also feel a little unnerving as you plan for lifestyle changes,...

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    November 18, 2021

    9 Thoughtful Thanksgiving Conversation Starters

    How often do you connect with your family members?

    While it can be challenging to keep up with everyone’s lives, Thanksgiving gives us the opportunity to connect with our loved ones in a meaningful way and engage in family traditions. Whether it’s...

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    October 28, 2021

    A Look Back: A Thoughtful Reflection About Presence, Permission and Participation

    And so the time has come. After 18 passion-filled, thought-driven years, Busch’s very own Cathy Nichols is headed into retirement.

    Cathy has served and excelled as Busch’s Certified Celebrant Coordinator for nearly two decades—and while you can...

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    October 7, 2021

    Room-by-Room Home Safety Guide for Seniors Living Alone

    According to Aging In Place, nine out of 10 people want to age at home. Family members and caregivers can make this desire a reality for their senior loved ones by preparing their homes and lives for successful aging in place.

    From lighting to...

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    July 8, 2021

    Advice From Our Community: How to Stay in Contact With a Senior Loved One

    As we age, human contact becomes more and more essential to our health and well-being. According to the National Institutes of Health, loneliness and isolation are predictors of "declining health and poor quality of life" in the elderly.

    With the...

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    May 27, 2021

    6 Ways to Maintain a Sense of Purpose as You Age

    Many seniors go through a period of time where they are in search of new meaning and purpose. While this may be a struggle for some, it is crucial for happiness in older adults.  

    There are several reasons why the sense of meaning and purpose can...

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    March 4, 2021

    4 Tools to Communicate with a Senior Loved One

    There is a growing problem of social isolation and loneliness in older generations. So it’s incredibly important for elderly adults to stay in touch with loved ones.

    Thanks to our technologically advanced world, it’s easier than ever to stay...

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    November 19, 2020

    5 Ways to Live Graciously This Thanksgiving

    "Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it."—William Arthur Ward

    This year has certainly been challenging for families throughout our community. As the holidays ramp up, you may notice your plans look a...

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    May 28, 2020

    5 Ways to Embrace Aging

    Though aging is inevitable, some people find it difficult to deal with the changes that come with getting older.

    However, focusing on the good versus the bad can help us shift our mindset. Instead of feeling like the best years are behind us, we can...

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