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What is Your Recipe for Respite?

What is Your Recipe for Respite?

In today’s episode of Care Partner Connection: Office Hours, I offer a recipe for respite that reinforces the importance of having some time that is truly your own, every day, while ensuring you will always have something special to look forward to.

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Join me for Care Partner Connection: Office Hours!

Join me for Care Partner Connection: Office Hours!

I want to invite you to join me for Care Partner Connection: Office Hours. This series of mini-video blogs will address both the Art and the Science of Elder Care, supporting your growth and well-being on the Journey of caring for others as you care for your self.

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Our web-based email is not working!

Our web-based email is not working!

I've just discovered a problem with the email on my website that means I haven't been receiving notifications, and now that I've discovered the issue, realize that I also can't respond to those who have written to me through the site. I have the team working on this...

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I’m Excited About Lucia McBee and MBSR!!

I’m Excited About Lucia McBee and MBSR!!

Dear Colleagues, I completely flipped when I heard that Lucia McBee was coming to Ithaca to teach the two-day Certificate Course in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)! Lucia McBee, LCSW, MPH, CYI, is a hero in my book because of her groundbreaking work using...

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Interview with Ashton Applewhite

Interview with Ashton Applewhite

Ashton Applewhite photo by Adrian Buckmaster You are invited to tune in for an exclusive Interview with Ashton Applewhite author and pro-aging activist Listen live on Monday, November 13th at 4:00 p.m. Eastern time in the U.S.A. at https://www.thewholecarenetwork.com/...

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“Smart, Sassy, and Oh, So Wise…”

“Smart, Sassy, and Oh, So Wise…”

That’s what AARP says about Ashton Applewhite and her book, “This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism.” As Ms. Applewhite is appearing as Ithaca College Gerontology Institute’s Distinguished Speaker this fall, we thought it would be AMAZING to read and talk about...

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The ABC’s of Well-Being

The ABC’s of Well-Being

Seven Fast and Simple Strategies for Finding Your Calm Center and Recovering Your Balance   We've known for a long time that caring for an ill family member can create prolonged or high levels of stress, creating greater risk for developing chronic illness. In this...

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