Category: Caregiving and Wellbeing

Mom Bloggers: 6 Things a Million School Kids Have in Common

We invite moms who blog for social causes: Meet Our  Real Women on Health Change Agent for September: Connie Siskowski, RN, PhD, Founder, American Association for Caregiving Youth “6 Things a Million School Kids Have in Common” Did you know that there are at least 1.2 million children in the United States under the age [...]

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Life Interrupted: Design the Second Half of Your Life

    We’re launching a series of on-line radio shows on the theme “Design the Second Half of Your Life”.  The shows are for midlife women and they provide boat loads of information and inspiration that will guide women through menopause – the gateway to the second half of life.  While our content is highly inspirational, we [...]

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Design the Second Half of Your LIFE: Your Ripe Report!

We’re celebrating the transition we all make to the second half of our life by introducing you to our fantastic line up of “Change Agents”. These are women we’ve selected based on what they do every day in their lives. So, from my own perspective, they are practicing what they preach and making the changes [...]

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Medication Management Strategies with Dr. Goldina Erowele

Are you managing meds for a loved one or for yourself? According to the National Council on Aging, older adults are the nation’s largest consumers of prescription and over-the-counter medications. On average, the older adult takes 4-5 prescription medications and 2 over-the-counter medications a day. What do we know about medication errors? Medication errors can [...]

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Prepare for the Caregiving Journey: Emotionally, Financially, Legally

Whatever else 79 million baby boomers are doing, one in eight are caring for an aging parent. Some are checking in on an elderly parent who is living alone, some are caring for a parent in their own home, some are visiting parents in assisted living or nursing facilities, and others are doing long distance caring. Whether [...]

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Holiday Receiving for Busy Women

Written by Best-Selling Author, Marci Shimoff At last, we’re in the final countdown of the holidays! I’ve been waiting excitedly to share with you one of my favorite holiday stories (at the end of this article) and my favorite advice for fully enjoying the holiday spirit. If you think about it, all the gifts, parties, [...]

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How Pets Can Improve Your Relationship

My little Lucy is the love of my life…always adoring, playful, cute and well-behaved except for the daily chewing of my favorite summer sandals, popping of our ink-filled pens, and knawing on heirloom rugs. Her big eyes, fluffy hair style and overall cuteness buys her a significant “get out of jail free” card that is [...]

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How to Rekindle Sex in Your Relationship

I stumbled on an interesting article in the New York Times titled “When Sex Leaves the Marriage” and, ironically, just this past weekend my girlfriends and I half-heartedly joked about the loss of libido as part and parcel of being over-50. The way the conversation went, I think we were talking about the sex-starved marriage [...]

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