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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 10, 2019

    8 Senior Safety and Health Concerns This Winter

    An increasing number of aging seniors prefer to remain in their own home later in life. To accommodate, we’ve discussed general home safety tips that give caregivers peace of mind. Now that the cold winter months are here, potential health and...

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    December 20, 2018

    3 Ways to Create More Meaning With Loved Ones this Holiday Season

    “It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, everywhere you go.”

    Do you hear Bing Crosby and Michael Bublé renditions of “White Christmas” and “Jingle Bells” echoing through the mall as you prepare for friends and family to gather together? The...

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    December 13, 2018

    10 Cleveland Events for the Whole Family to Enjoy this Holiday Season

    Lining up plans for the holidays? Cleveland and the surrounding areas offer family friendly activities all season long during this special time of year.

    Whether you’re a local, new in town or visiting family for the holidays, you’ll be sure to find...

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    November 15, 2018

    4 Creative Ways to Express Gratitude this Thanksgiving

    “Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.”

    —William Arthur Ward

    What are you most thankful for in life? Perhaps, it’s food on the table. Or, a bed to sleep in at night.

    With Thanksgiving around the...

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    October 4, 2018

    How to Help a Grieving Child Express Their Feelings

    It’s hard to predict how a child will react to death, especially if it’s his or her first time experiencing loss.

    According to Care Dimensions, suppressed feelings can often resurface in unhealthy ways throughout the various stages of grieving....

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    September 20, 2018

    How to Empower Seniors with Digital Literacy: Q&A with Hospice of the Western Reserve

    According to Pew Research Center, seniors generally have lower rates of technology adoption than younger generations. Yet recently, folks 65+ have shown to be more connected than ever before. But despite an uptick in technology adoption, there still...

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    September 13, 2018

    3 Home Safety Tips for Seniors Who Live Alone

    According to the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), nearly 90% of aging seniors prefer to stay in their own home, which is commonly referred to as “aging in place.” With a growing number of seniors aging in place, general home...

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    August 30, 2018

    6 Volunteer Opportunities for Seniors in Cleveland and Surrounding Areas

    Cleveland is home to many nonprofit organizations looking for dedicated volunteers willing to serve. Fortunately, many offer unique opportunities for people of all ages, including seniors. 

    While volunteering is important at any age, studies show...

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    August 16, 2018

    How to Develop a Senior Care Plan for an Aging Loved One

    Caring for an elderly or ill loved one can be one of the most rewarding experiences of one’s life. While challenging at times, caregiving is full of unexpected joys. 

    If you’re providing comfort and care for a loved one, developing a senior care...

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    August 2, 2018

    How to Deal with Grief After a Loss: 3 Steps to Help You Return to Everyday Activities

    Grief can impact all spheres of a person’s life, making it difficult for the bereaved to return to everyday activities.

    Once a social butterfly, you may find yourself cancelling or rescheduling time with loved ones as you work through the stages of...

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