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Crossword Puzzle Day is Saturday, December 21

December 3, 2019 — The first book of crosswords was published in 1924. It became a best-seller and crosswords replaced Mahjongg as the most popular American game. Crossword puzzles enhance memory, encourage logical thinking, and correct spelling. Some of the crossword clues are straightforward and only require a wide vocabulary. However, some contain devious clues, but there is always a logical link... Read More

Five Ways to Make a Mid-Season Holiday Change

December 3, 2019 — Start a holiday journal. Every evening write down three things you noticed that day, things that connected you with the meanings of the holidays. Meet or talk with someone new. Do you know your neighbors? Talking to someone new can be daunting, but remember start with a smile. Don’t know where to begin? Ask them... Read More

Tips for a Successful Black Friday

November 6, 2019 — Show up early! Many of the stores that have massive sales will sell out fast. The whole purpose of having super cheap items is to get people in the door. Spend some time before the big day to make a list of people who you will be shopping for. Next to their name, include a... Read More

How to Prepare for Cold and Flu Season with a Strong Immune System

November 6, 2019 — Cold and flu season will be upon us soon and there is no better time to protect yourself than right now with a strong immune system. What is the immune system? Very simply, our immune system is like a shield that protects our body from the germs, bacteria and viruses that can cause illness. The... Read More

Giving Thanks for Being a Caregiver

November 6, 2019 — Balancing work, home and private life with the demands of being a caregiver can be frustrating. Just when you may find a good balance, the demands of your elderly parent might change and you are again pulled back into that stressful situation. How can you offset the worry, the anxiety, the anger and the resentment?... Read More

Thanksgiving Traditions that can be Shared Year after Year

November 6, 2019 — Adding some new and interesting family traditions to the Thanksgiving celebration can really liven things up and give people something to look forward to all year. Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks for the people we treasure in our lives and the things we have been blessed with over the past year. A nice... Read More

World Kindness Day is November 13

November 6, 2019 — Kindness is a generosity of spirit. It comes to life when we give of ourselves and our time to be of help to others, without expecting anything in return. When you show kindness to somebody you bring out the best in yourself, and a side-effect of brightening up somebody else’s day is to feel happier... Read More

Halloween Crafts

October 8, 2019 — Ghostly Lollipops: If you are planning on handing out lollipops as part of your treats for trick-or-treating, you can decorate them. Cover the lollipop with a tissue, tying securely with a rubber band or piece of ribbon. Use a marker to draw eyes and mouth on your ghosts and they are ready to be given... Read More

October 26th is National Pumpkin Day

October 8, 2019 — Fall is here, and we’re ready for pumpkin everything! It’s the perfect time to indulge in pumpkin bars, pies, cookies, coffee, cheesecake, pasta, roasted seeds, and oatmeal. On October 26th we celebrate our favorite spooky and silly decoration and food, the pumpkin! Is there anything pumpkins can’t do? White pumpkins are the newest fad in... Read More

October is Physical Therapy Month

October 8, 2019 — Physical therapy is treatment of muscles, nerves and body structures mostly from the waist down. The goal of Physical Therapy is to restore the body to its optimum level of function. Physical Therapy Benefits Enhanced ability to walk Improved mobility Pain management Restoration of balance Enhanced ability to transfer Strengthening