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Archive for the ‘Take Charge’ Category

Happy New Year – 2020

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Posted on January 20th, 2020 by Bettina Carlson, under Take Charge, Tips & Resources

The New Year is still young, welcome to 2020! What are we intending to do with it? I wish for all of us, that we are fortunate and dedicated enough to fill it with many blessings, above all health, love, and wisdom!  Many of us may have... Continue Reading »

Keeping the “Happy” in Happy Holidays!

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Posted on December 24th, 2019 by Bettina Carlson, under Caregiver, Take Charge, Tips & Resources

After many weeks of listening to Christmas music in stores, seeing holiday decorations almost everywhere, buying gifts, and making various arrangements, we finally arrived at the Happy Holidays. To keep the “happy” in the Happy Holidays,... Continue Reading »

Holiday Season – Travel Season

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Posted on December 10th, 2019 by Bettina Carlson, under Take Charge, Tips & Resources

The Holiday Season has arrived. Some of you may have made travel plans already, some of you may be looking into last minute travel arrangements. Whichever the scenario, we think it is a timely opportunity to repost a previous blog post on... Continue Reading »

Thanksgiving and Gratitude

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Posted on November 27th, 2019 by Bettina Carlson, under Something New, Take Charge

Thanksgiving is here. The grocery stores are overflowing with turkeys, hams, baking ingredients, decorations, greeting cards, and so much more. Many people have made plans to spend Thanksgiving with their loved ones, be they family or friends. We... Continue Reading »

My Car and I, over 65 …

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Posted on November 14th, 2019 by Bettina Carlson, under Caregiving, Sandwich Generation, Take Charge, Tips & Resources

…years that is, not miles! It is a frequently heard concern that we all face with our senior family members, or maybe we are the seniors in question: Are our seniors safe drivers?  The Car Generation Something very important to be... Continue Reading »

The Dreaded Flu and Immune Support

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Posted on November 4th, 2019 by Bettina Carlson, under Patient Advocacy, Take Charge, Tips & Resources

There is no denying it, cold weather and shorter daylight has arrived. Winter is right outside our doorsteps. Coats, hats, scarves, mittens, cozy socks, and boots will be our best friends for the next few months. Hot teas, hot chocolate, warm... Continue Reading »

INFORMED CONSENT

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Posted on October 30th, 2019 by Bettina Carlson, under Patient Advocacy, Patient Tools, Take Charge

I wanted to write about something else in this week’s blog post. But then, I met an elderly women who shared with me the story of her husband. A story that in its essence is not singular to them, but presents a rather widespread challenge. A... Continue Reading »