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Caregiver support, sharing information and help when caring for someone suffering a life crisis - grief, illness, loss, relationship, death, old age, etc.

    Be a Friendly Voice to the Lonely

    Be a Friendly Voice to the Lonely

    Did you know that 61% of Americans report that they are lonely? I recently read about a wonderful program by the AARP called “Friendly Voices.” Volunteers make phone calls to lonely individuals who have requested to hear from someone. In the first few months of the program, which was started during the COVID 19 pandemic […]

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    Infertility is a Journey Not a Race

    Infertility is a Journey Not a Race

    by Lisa Braunius If you had told me when my husband and I decided to start a family that our journey would take place over six years, I would have laughed an uneasy laugh, leaning towards denial of the truth. Or, I would have questioned whether I wanted to move forward on this journey. As […]

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    My Post-Election Pledge – Will You Join Me?

    My Post-Election Pledge – Will You Join Me?

    When the presidential election returns are counted and a president is named, I wonder: how will people react? Some people will be happy; others will not.  I am concerned that there will be more of what we’ve witnessed this year: chaos, destruction and division.  I have worried.  I have prayed.  I have wondered what I, […]

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    Practicing Self-Care: 10 Tips for Dealing with a Bad Day

    Practicing Self-Care: 10 Tips for Dealing with a Bad Day

    Are you having a bad day? Or perhaps even just a horrendous hour? Here are my favorite ways to release the feelings of being uptight when life gets me down. Any of these ideas are a good way to practice self-care. Name It. Just the simple act of naming your emotions can help ease fear and […]

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    10 Tips for Supporting Your Spouse After a Layoff

    10 Tips for Supporting Your Spouse After a Layoff

    By Carolyn Lowstuter When my husband was fired from his job, it through us both for a loop. Thankfully, that difficult time is long past. Here are ten things I learned about how to support your spouse after a layoff. Don’t read too much into emotions. They happen for a number of reasons. Recognize that […]

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    Caring Gestures for an Unemployed Friend

    Caring Gestures for an Unemployed Friend

    At the time that I write this, our country is experiencing especially large job losses due to the COVID 19 pandemic. But even after we rebound from this pandemic, there will always be the unfortunate situation of unemployment. How can we help an unemployed friend? Here are my ideas. Ask them how they are, then […]

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