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January 20, 2018—Guest Post from Lydia Chan

Aging With Grace is pleased to share an article this week by Lydia Chan. After her Mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, Lydia Chan struggled to balance the responsibilities of caregiving and her own life. She founded AlzheimersCaregiver.net as an online resource for fellow caregivers and seniors. In her spare time, Lydia writes articles about a range of caregiving […]

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January 13, 2018

Fridays are when our garden club meets at Aging With Grace. Each member who chose to participate planted 2 small pots of parsley at the clubhouse yesterday while waiting for the big ice and snowstorm to hit (it never did). We also did balance improvement exercises, played corn hole, learned what the Dancing Cuckoo Week […]

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January 6, 2018

Joys shared are joys doubled. Sorrows shared are sorrows halved. This is the time of year when most of us start thinking more of our finances in preparation of filing our taxes. The weather makes life difficult. Then there are those pesky resolutions looming over our heads. The combination can cause the winter blues. To […]

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December 29, 2017

Happy New Year 2018!  I truly believe that working at the health club for seniors these past two and a half years has helped my health and quality of life. I want the same for you! Please come join us!

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December 23, 2017

Lack of sufficient income to buy gifts for others and pay debts. Individuals and entities who have cheated me by not paying for services rendered (far above the amount I owe others). Betrayals by family and friends. An aging body and mind. These are all reasons that I could be depressed. But I am not. […]

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December 16, 2017

Our society is delusional and in denial about getting older and the inevitable death we all face. While my son was working for a reclamation company last summer, he was assigned to a job site to clean up a home where a woman had died in the home, alone, except for her two dogs and […]

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December 11, 2017

We are unique. There is nothing like us in Lexington, or anywhere to my knowledge. We have been open for two and a half years. We are proud of the service we have given to over 30 seniors during that time. We are currently serving 10 seniors but hoping to serve many more soon. We […]

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December 2, 2017

I am sharing this very personal experience in hopes of helping someone, somewhere. A very strange thing happened to me last week. On Monday night I had a dream about the man I was married to when I was aged 18 to 23. I went back to sleep and dreamed about him again. Normally I […]

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November 26, 2017

Focusing on the positive and negating the negative can go a long way to improving your health. Being thankful is one way to be positive and reduce your level of stress. Too much stress increases cortisol levels, which may increase inflammation. It is our body’s reaction to what it perceives as a threat: we feel […]

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November 19, 2017

Do you have a plan for how you will be cared for if you ever need care? According the the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2015, 70% of people turning 65 will need some long term care in their lifetime. So the odds are that you will need some care before you die. […]

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