The Benefits of Healing at Home

One of the first things that comes to mind regarding the topic of in-home care is qualified individuals coming into the home to provide care for seniors or for Alzheimer and dementia patients. In any of these situations, in-home care can be an invaluable resource for both the patient and their family. However, there are […] Read more

Making Time for Vacations in a Busy World

Between your job responsibilities, your children’s activities and your other obligations, it’s easy to feel like you are constantly moving from one activity to the next. Staying busy is great, but it’s also important to make time for the people you love the most. In many cases, your relationship with your partner and children can […] Read more

Coping With Death by Planning for the Inevitable

When I was in undergrad, my mentor was a gerontologist. I expressed to her that I had a fear of death and that I wasn’t entirely sure where it came from. Perhaps it was because a dear friend of mine experienced the traumatic death of her father when we were about to enter our junior […] Read more

The 7 Best Things about Ottawa

1. The Great Outdoors Ottawa is home to numerous parks, gardens, and waterways that are just waiting to be explored. A relaxing walk along the water’s edge can be had at either Rideau Canal or the Ottawa River Parkway. Major’s Hill Park is a great place to spend an afternoon. There are plenty of benches […] Read more

Why Now is the Time to Visit Santa Fe, New Mexico

Although the thought of travel to Santa Fe often evokes images of beautiful adobe houses offset by an impossibly blue sky in a land full of tradition, there is also much more for the visitor to enjoy. This is especially true at this time of the year because the summer has yet to fade and […] Read more

9 Kids Birthday Party Themes You Never Thought Of

For kids, a birthday is inarguably the most important holiday of the year. The birthday boy or girl is the indisputable center of attention, winning adoration and presents from friends and family and deciding exactly when, where, and what happens for just one day every 365. For this reason, many kids (and parents) want their […] Read more

How to Educate Your Teenage Girl

Teachers and parents have long suspected that boys and girls learn differently. Now science has proved beyond doubt that the male and female brains are literally wired differently. Positron emission tomography (PET) and MRI scans of their brains show that girls use different parts of the brain to learn than do boys. These tests are […] Read more

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