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Life After the Quarantine

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Posted on May 26th, 2020 by Bettina Carlson, under Social, Social Distancing, Take Charge, Tips & Resources

After two months of shelter in our homes and life limited to essential activities and businesses, we are getting close to venturing out of our homes and carefully opening up life again. Many of us longed for that day to happen. Now that it is... Continue Reading »

Face-coverings

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Posted on May 20th, 2020 by Bettina Carlson, under Social Distancing, Take Charge, Tips & Resources

As of May 1st, the modified stay-at-home order is now in effect. Face coverings are now required to be worn in public spaces where social distancing cannot be maintained. There is some confusion around masks, which ones are acceptable, how... Continue Reading »

Staying One Step Ahead of Financial Scams During a Pandemic

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Posted on May 5th, 2020 by Guest Blogger, under Take Charge, Tips & Resources

Our blog post this week is a little different from previous ones. With this post, we want to advocate for our readers’ empowerment not to fall victim to online scams that have seen a surge in recent weeks. While relatively few scams... Continue Reading »

Victory Gardens as Therapy during Shelter-in-Home

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Posted on April 29th, 2020 by Bettina Carlson, under Alternative Therapies, Inspiring Stories, Social Distancing, Take Charge

Stay-at-Home shelter has been expanded to May 30th in Illinois, other states have expanded their orders, too. While we all understand the importance of this measure for our protection, every person experiences this situation differently, depending... Continue Reading »

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 »

Life in the Age of Social Distancing

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Posted on March 17th, 2020 by Bettina Carlson, under Senior Orphans, Social Distancing, Something New, Tips & Resources

It’s Not As Isolating As One Would Think Life as we know it has been significantly disrupted, we are living a very different reality than we did just a week ago, it changes daily, and by now most of us are staying home. I realize this may be a... 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 »