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Archive for the ‘Take Charge’ Category

Silver Linings in the Age of Social Distancing

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Posted on April 2nd, 2020 by Bettina Carlson, under Inspiring Stories, Social Distancing, Take Charge

It has been over a week now, that we have officially been under the order to “shelter-in-place”; although factually it has been three weeks now that our lives have slowed down. These have been interesting weeks, to say the least, filled... Continue Reading »

A Healthy Heart Beat

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Posted on March 5th, 2020 by Bettina Carlson, under Heart Disease, Patient Tools, Take Charge

In our previous blog post Hear Beats (https://www.northshorern.com/heart-beats/), we addressed that our heart is an organ that’s largely made up of muscle, which has the vital function of pumping blood to the organs and tissues of your body.... Continue Reading »

Experiences in the Age of Dementia

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Posted on February 5th, 2020 by Bettina Carlson, under Alzheimer's and Dementia, Caregiver, Caregiving, Inspiring Stories, Patient Advocacy, Take Charge

I just came across this quote from The Purple Sherpa (https://www.thepurplesherpa.org), and immediately thought of how true this is in my own relationship with my father: When you think about whether to visit someone who’s living with... Continue Reading »

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 »