Author: Hannah Whittenly

How to Increase the Quality of Life for Your Senior Family Members

When you have a family member in their senior years that is beginning to lose some of their independence, you may find yourself searching for ways to make life more pleasant and purposeful for them. Your family member may no longer be able to drive, their mobility may have decreased or memory loss and confusion may be causing a change in their lifestyle. There are a variety of things you can do to increase their quality of life. Here are just a few ideas: Getting Out and About If your family member no longer drives, their outings may be...

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Getting Too Old for Fun? 4 Hobbies for Older Adults

There’s no age limit on fun. In fact, once you reach the age group of 40 to 60, you may find that you have more free time to do fun things than you did in your 20s and 30s. Hobbies can help keep you active, connected and mentally sharp. Renew your interest in an old hobby or find some new hobbies and enjoy yourself. Here are just a few of the things that you can do: Go For a Ride If your motorcycle has just been sitting in the garage as a reminder of a more youthful time, now...

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After Death: How Your Family Can Heal When Someone Passes On

When you’re coping with the death of a loved one, there are many emotions that you’ll likely go through. You might feel like life won’t go on for the family after the death, but if you take the time to focus on healing, then you’ll see that there are ways that you can deal with death in a healthy manner. It’s important to talk to others and to keep your mind open so that you don’t get overwhelmed with everything that is taking place in life after death. The First Days During the first few days after someone passes...

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Pathway to Success: What Exactly Does It Mean to Work Hard?

Most people have heard the phrase that hard work will eventually pay off. However, what exactly does it mean to work hard? For some, it may literally mean spending hours each day performing manual labor. For others, working hard may be more about the time and effort put toward reaching his or her goals. Here is what it means to me and what it could mean for you too. Success Means Finding the Time to Succeed The difference between someone who succeeds and someone who fails in a business endeavor is relatively small. In most cases, the person who...

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Moving Day Plan: 4 Steps to Help You Get from One House to Another

When moving day finally arrives, you want to make sure that the family is ready to go as well as your belongings. It’s best to get up as early as you can to get tasks completed before any moving help gets to the home. This will allow you time to get the small details accomplished with a list that you make so that everything gets done on time. Overnight Bag Make an overnight bag with the items that you will need for the first night or two in the new home. It should include the basics, such as towels,...

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