Category Archives: Healthy Cells Magazine

Give A Caregiver A Break

How to Provide Caregiver Support We are headed into the spring; flowers, the changes as plants waking up and the warmth of the spring sun.  Even with the spring, we are also a year older and in some cases a little less “springy” as we were last year.  So, as we think of the “change…
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7 Mistakes to Avoid When Looking at Senior Living Communities

Considerations for Senior Living Apartments If you’re looking for assisted living and you know that you can’t afford to make a poor decision when the stakes are so high.  This is often a very stressful time for all family members and too often, just finding a place to start is tough. Selecting a senior living…
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Are You A Sandwich Generationer?

Tips For Taking Care of Elderly Parents So, you woke up at bit early today and now you are trying to figure out how to get your mom to her 3:30 pm doctor’s appointment and see your son’s school baseball game at 4:00. Life today is hectic, especially for women aged 45-60 who care for both…
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Have You Asked How ACA Will Change Medicare?

Affordable Healthcare Act About a month ago, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released its final rules outlining how Medicare will pay major health care providers and suppliers in 2015. The Affordable Healthcare Act (ACA), also called Obamacare, has provisions designed to reward higher quality, patient-centered care at a lower cost. The final…
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Taking a Trip?  Have you Done Your Planning?

Have you considered travel medical insurance for your next trip? Sometimes the thought of warm weather and travel sounds good.  If you are traveling for a couple of months of warm weather in the U.S., cruise, travel abroad or an early spring golf trip; you may want to plan ahead. It is prudent to make…
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Aging Parents Financial Options

Treasure the time you spend with your aging parents. It is so precious, and they can still teach you a lot. Also, be conscious of how you can help them through the many changes they will experience.
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Common Questions People Are Asking to Help Parents

Questions from the Sandwich Generation The snow and winter is finally getting behind us and spring yard projects are being started. Your parents have seemed to have had a tough winter – colds, accidents, etc; and you wonder if you are the only person with questions. Life today is active, especially for women aged 45 – 55 who…
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Is This A Need in Central Illinois?

Finally spring is around the corner; the sun is brighter and the days are getting longer. Children’s spring school projects now underway. This morning you received a phone call from a friend whose mother had a stroke about a month ago asking for your thoughts. Life today is active, especially for women aged 45 – 55 who care…
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Depression, Impact and What You Can Do?

Elderly Depression The winter snows are flying and it’s too cold to be outside, yet the rooms inside the home seem to be closing in. The kid’s winter sports activities are in their final days and very intense. Meanwhile, having a cup of coffee with a friend, she talks about her mom and how mom just does not…
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