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Lighten up Mondays

Carla was well into her sixties when she went to her doctor complaining of nausea, exhaustion, and occasional cramps.  After a thorough examination, the doctor sent her to the hospital for a battery of tests and finally confronted her with the results. 77 more words

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The tethered caregiver

Imagine that you are the primary family caregiver for a loved one with dementia in your home.  You have no time to yourself while in the house so how can you possibly find the time to leave your loved one alone to complete some pressing errands? 437 more words

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Lighten up Mondays

Karma at work in heaven:

Three men died and went to heaven.  Upon their arrival, St. Peter asked the first if he had been faithful to his wife.  163 more words

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Deathbed promises and how to fulfill them.

First of all – take a deep breath and shed the mantle of guilt you’re wearing.  Now let’s address your dilemma.

When your father was on his deathbed you made a promise to take care of your mother in her old age. 

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Personal Struggles

boomer98053 reblogged this on Baby Boomers and More and commented:

At the height of emotion, and in an effort to assure a loved one who is passing from this life, we sometimes make promises that prove difficult to fulfill. Let's look at what it really means to honor ones promises in the example provided in this article that I wrote a few years ago.

Lighten up Mondays

Here are a few clever quotes: a couple with attributions, the rest anonymous.  I thought you’d get a kick out of them.

“The difficult thing with quotes on the internet, is verifying them.” – Abraham Lincoln… 100 more words

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Lighten up Mondays

Sam heard all about the great service in the Sleep Fine Hotel so after dropping his luggage in his room, he excitedly headed down to the hotel lounge. 62 more words

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Long-term care (LTC) insurance policies: Rejection hurts.

An insurance agent from a large, widely-known insurance company recently told me that 50% of all applicants for long-term care (LTC) insurance are rejected.  Boy, with those statistics, it’s hardly worth pursuing, knowing that the hurt of rejection might be in your future.

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boomer98053 reblogged this on Baby Boomers and More and commented:

This article bears repeating because many of you are considering your options regarding long-term care (LTC) insurance. Baby Boomers take notice: you may or may not need this insurance.