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What Not to Donate: Thrift Store Donation Guidelines
Every thrift store has different rules, but these items are commonly turned away at donation centers. Call ahead to see if your local store can accept them.
Hospice Care: What Is It Anyway?
The word hospice originated from the Latin hospitium, which means 'to host or offer a place of shelter.' In 2009, an estimated 1.
Fear at the End of Life
April 5, 2019 / Reid M. Jacobs, APHSW-C, MSW Death can be a scary thing, but the fears can be different for every person. For some, there is a fear of the unknown. We can’t say with certainty what happens after a person dies because there is no one to ask who has already made that journey, although near death experiences may provide some insight. Many religions have teachings on what happens to the soul when we die. This can be a great comfort to the dying person and their families alike. Knowing that a person will go to heaven and be relieved of suffering and reunited with family provides hope. However, this isn’t a universal sentiment For some, there is guilt from their past deeds or wrongdoings. They may fear going to…
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How exactly is Meals on Wheels impacted by proposed budget cuts?
Tabitha Meals on Wheels is worried President Trump's budget proposal might mean less money for the program. But J.R. Bloom with the Lancaster County Republicans says cuts may not be as drastic as y...
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How Chiropractic Helps Trigger Finger
Stenosing tenosynovitis, also known as “trigger finger,” is a repetitive strain injury that is one of the most common injuries in the workplace. It is marked by one finger or thumb that is stuck in a bent position and pops or snaps when straightened. It is caused by an inflamed or irritated flexor tendon. AsRead More
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Some helpful tips to make dressing and grooming a bit easier. #dementia #caregiver #seniors