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The NSPA Blog

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 »

SAGAS – Seniors Alone Guardianship & Advocacy Services

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Posted on November 19th, 2019 by Bettina Carlson, under Patient Advocacy, Senior Orphans, Something New

Finally! After having worked so hard on making this happen, having been so “itchy” to share this great news with you, and getting started, here we go. We have a new baby!!!  We are so very excited to officially announce the launch... 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 »

The Spotlight on Seasonal Depression

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Posted on October 21st, 2019 by Bettina Carlson, under Mental Health, Patient Advocacy, Take Charge

The weather is getting colder, the days are getting shorter, and we have less daylight exposure. And we all have heard it, or maybe we are the ones who noticed it ourselves, the claim that our moods are getting darker, too. And indeed there are... Continue Reading »

Patient Advocacy

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Posted on September 30th, 2019 by Bettina Carlson, under Patient Advocacy, Senior Orphans, Something New

This is an exciting week for us, as we are about to co-host the first International Conference on Patient Advocacy (ICOPA) 2019 this coming Thursday, October 3rd through Saturday, October 5th. Right here in Northfield, Illinois! We are proud to... Continue Reading »