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Monday, April 6, 2020

Stay alert and be cautious to avoid scammers

By Brenda Diaz Gladys received a telephone call from a telephone number she did not recognize. When she answered, she was asked if she was...

Is discretion truly the better part of valor?

I sat down recently with four card players. It turns out, only one was still driving. There seemed to be a common thread among the others – in all three cases, it seemed like they all had stories where driving had been taken away from them in a seemingly underhanded fashion. One lady recently moved back to Massachusetts from Florida. Her son told her to sell her car and they’d find her one up here. Well, conveniently, finding a new car has not become a priority.

When it comes to parent, child relationship everything old is new

By Marianne Delorey As a child, my parents always came to my aid when I was confronted with belittling educators. That support mattered the most...

Don’t wait for a crisis to decide on late life housing

By Marianne Delorey Lou and Bob lived in their home for 60 years. They had aged, but they compensated. Where Lou was forgetful, Bob could...

Is this what you want to be said about you?

By Marianne Delorey Our loving, but very private mother, Mary Tarrier, died last week, leaving behind a terrible mess for her friends and family to...

Skin cancer primer: Testing and lifestyle key to success

By Judith  Melanoma. Basal, Squamous and Merkel cell. Lymphoma. Kaposi Sarcoma. There’s an alphabet soup of skin cancers, but what are they? According to the Mayo...

What is short-term rehabilitation?

By Angela Penny Short-term rehabilitation facilities provide therapy for individuals recovering from a surgery, illness or accident. Generally, those needing short-term, in-patient rehabilitation may remain...
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Keeping our parents a little longer at home

Providing a safe environment By Micha Shalev, MHA CDP CDCM It is a given that most elderly people want to stay in their home and not...

Being organized can make life easier

By Marianne Delorey Because life is short, even a task like organization should have priorities, and this is the time to take simple steps that...

Not always easy enforcing rules in housing community

By Marianne Delorey© I’ve been in property management for most of my adult life. It is a great job and one that has provided me...