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10 Achievable Goals For Family Caregivers In 2017 | Care2 Healthy Living

10 Achievable Goals For Family Caregivers In 2017 | Care2 Healthy Living

What follows are some realistic, achievable New Year’s resolutions for family caregivers to help you navigate another demanding year.

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Care2 offers some good tips on how to stay on track to achieve the goals you set for 2017. A couple of examples: 1) Be patient with your impatience and 2) take care of your health. We’ll add this one: Be proud of being a caregiver! 

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America’s Oldest World War II veteran wants to keep living independently

America’s Oldest World War II veteran wants to keep living independently

Richard Overton is the oldest living World War II veteran. At 110 years old, he wishes to live his final days in the Texas home he built himself instead of going to a nursing home. He has raised $88,000.

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We’re happy to report that Mr. Richard Overton, a WWII veteran, will be able to stay in his own home thanks to the generosity of appreciative Americans everywhere. At this time he’s raised nearly $145,000 of the $150,000 goal that was set at the start.    

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Pets Provide Purpose

Pets Provide Purpose

If you have a pet, surely you can tell that you feel better when you are around it.  That is because bonding with your dog, cat or other pet can have a positive effect on your mood and on your health.  Pets help ward off stress, keep you in a healthy routine, and give... » Read More

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