Gabriel Garcia Marquez , aka known as ” Gabo” is one of the most celebrated authors of all time. His expression of combining magical elements in the ordinary and brilliant techniques of depicting love can be found in any situation and age, even under extreme circumstances-inspires readers of all races. Our favorite quote from him comes from his epic masterpiece ” Love in the time of Cholera”
“Age has no reality except in the physical world. The essence of a human being is resistant to the passage of time. Our inner lives are eternal, which is to say that our spirits remain as youthful and vigorous as when we were in full bloom. Think of love as a state of grace, not the means to anything, but the alpha and omega. An end in itself.”
~~Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Love in the time of CholeraAugust 26th, 2014 / Articles, Blog, Health and Wellness, Inspiration / No Comments
So you’ve found that beautiful home you have always dreamed about online. It was love at first click and it did not take much convincing before you made the decision to start packing in a few months. You are only fifty something and so ready for this adventure. However, you are not getting any younger and though you may still have your mobility, one day it may be limited. And before you start riding into the sunset to your new home in Santa Fe, Sedona, or wherever your dream retirement destination may be in a convertible with half your scarf tailing behind your beautifully blown out hair: here are just a few questions that should end with a ” yes” before committing to anything. (more…)
Insomnia is the most common sleep disorder and affects many older adults, especially postmenopausal women. Statistics are astounding and 1 in 3 people are reported to suffer through insomnia at one point of their lives and for many it will be a chronic condition. It is easier and many times necessary to take a prescription but for some all it takes is educating oneself of and trying natural remedies to eliminate insomnia for good. Here are a few ideas that may help treat insomnia naturally and may also help with other symptoms: (more…)July 21st, 2014 / Articles, Blog, Health and Wellness / No Comments
When hemp seeds are mixed with organically grown coffee, HEMP COFFEE is what happens. Yes, hemp coffee! Just hearing the name alone should make the average tongue water within a matter of seconds. Not only is hemp coffee delicious, this wonderfully concocted brew is supposedly healthy for non-allergic hemp coffee drinkers. And here are just a few of the reasons:
Before you make any major decisions regarding the care of your mother and father, take a step back and write a list detailing what your parents need help with.
1. Do they need help getting showered and dressed?
2. Do they need meal preparation?
3. Do they need companionship?
4. Do they need a ride to doctor appointments?
5. Do they need someone to help clean the house?
6. Do they need help with medication administration? (more…)July 9th, 2014 / Articles, Blog, Resources / No Comments