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12 Year Anniversary

Twelve years ago today, my mom passed away. We knew the end was near, but death is so final. She was so fragile that even the slightest movement of her body caused excruciating pain. I remember sitting next to her on the bed and wanting to help her get cleaned up. As I lifted her arm, she screamed out in pain. She could not speak. [...]

By |February 26th, 2020|Categories: Lifestyle|0 Comments

Women and Heart Disease

Along with the coldest of weather, February brings many amazing holidays and celebrations. For those of you that didn't know, February is American Heart Month, a time to spread awareness about Heart Disease and how one can prevent it. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in women, yet most women don't view heart disease as a health threat. "Cardiovascular diseases and stroke cause [...]

By |February 17th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Preparing for the Future|0 Comments

8 Ways to Celebrate Valentines Day with Seniors

As with any holiday, it's important to not let the seniors in your life fall through the cracks. And in a world full of packing kids heart-shaped lunches, making 40+ personalized cards for the class, and trying to fit in a date night, Valentines Day is no exception. Imagine spending 50 holidays with your partner, then losing them as you age. Valentines Day is a [...]

By |February 10th, 2020|Categories: Lifestyle|0 Comments

Easy Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe

Easy Chicken Soup Recipe INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 cup chopped onion 1/2 cup chopped celery 1 cup chopped carrots 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 4 cloves of crushed garlic 28 ounces chicken broth 1 can of cream of chicken soup 1-1 1/2 cup egg noodles 1 rotisserie chicken shredded parsley and parmesan for topping [...]

By |December 12th, 2019|Categories: Lifestyle|0 Comments

5 Gifts for Caregivers

5 Gifts for Caregivers With Caregiver Appreciation Month in full swing and the holidays approaching, we felt it was the perfect time to share five gifts for your favorite caregiver! 1. Meals If you know someone who doesn't want or need more "things" meals are a perfect solution. When you bring someone a meal, you're also gifting them the time it would otherwise [...]

By |November 13th, 2019|Categories: Lifestyle|0 Comments

3 Tips for Stubborn Aging Parents

3 Tips for Stubborn Aging Parents At The Devoted Daughter, we take pride in offering advice and tips on how to navigate through the aging process. But what do you do when you have all the information, but your person isn't willing to budge? First off, I'd encourage you to remember that this is a time of loss for many seniors. Their bodies [...]

By |November 6th, 2019|Categories: Preparing for the Future|0 Comments