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Blog: Senior Living & Advocacy
Eugene - Springfield, Oregon

Aug 3, 2020, 6:51 PM
Every time I realize I forgot to do something, I say: "I think I am getting dementia." If I am forgetful at times, does it mean that I have dementia? And what is dementia anyway?
Jul 7, 2020, 12:17 PM
My mother-in-law suffers from congestive heart failure, which results in shortness of breath that limits her activity.  As her body retains fluid, her shortness of breath increases. The remedy to this problem is by taking a pill that helps the body to get read of the extra fluid (diuretic medicine).…
Dec 11, 2019, 3:07 PM
If you’re of the sandwich generation, you know that stress is a big part of your life and it affects not only you, but everyone around you. While you can’t change what is given, aging parents who need your support and young children who are still under your wings, there are things you can do to ease…
Feb 9, 2019, 2:42 PM
What if I was the main, supportive caregiver for my aging parents? What if I was the only one who took them grocery shopping or cooked their meals? What if I was the only one to...set up their medications in the pill box for the week?...Could I leave for two weeks without stressing over how they…
Nov 28, 2018, 2:42 PM
When my generation marries, only 66% of us will stay together all the way to the good, or not so good, end. My parents’ generation stayed married through thick and thin, the good, bad and the ugly. When you stay together all the way to the end, there is a greater chance that one of you will become…
Nov 12, 2018, 1:56 PM
Tips for Celebrating the Holidays with the Person with Dementia
Oct 3, 2018, 1:56 PM
Delay The Disease is an amazing exercise program that changes the lives of many people who live with Parkinson. But before I explain the science behind the Delay The Disease program, let me show you the fun we have in our exercise class.
Aug 15, 2018, 11:48 AM
“What do you want to be when you grow up” is a question that never crossed my mind as a child. If anything, I knew from a very young age that it would involve working with people. And true to the genes passed to me by my grandmother from one side of my family and my dad on the other side, I also…