Home Remedies That Actually Work

By Friends Life Care
May 25th, 2017 For Members, Health & Wellness Comments Off on Home Remedies That Actually Work

You wake up with a sore throat, a slice of pizza left you with heartburn, or a long walk in the park ends with sore feet. Your body can throw you for a minor loop at any time. Wouldn’t it be great to have a live-in doctor to treat all these minor ailments?

Unless you married a doctor, or maybe live next door to one, consider trying a few proven home remedies. Everything you need to cure common ailments could be right under your roof. Here are some common issues and home remedies proven to work. Keep in mind though — these remedies aren’t a cure-all and if issues persi…

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Estate and Medicaid Planning: what you need to know

By Friends Life Care
May 25th, 2017 Long Term Care, Uncategorized Comments Off on Estate and Medicaid Planning: what you need to know

Estate and Medicaid Planning: here’s what you need to know
Are you prepared?
Friends Life Care recently held a webinar with Intervention Associates on-staff attorney E. Nego Pile Esquire, to review everything you need to know about estate and Medicaid planning. This post shows a high-level overview of Nego’s presentation, however you can view the entire webinar at the end for more detailed planning information.
Planning your estate
One of the most important reasons to appropriately plan your estate is to ensure that you are leaving the legacy that you want to leave….

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Discovering the Blue Zones

By Linda Koven
May 15th, 2017 Health & Wellness, News & Events, Uncategorized Comments Off on Discovering the Blue Zones
beautiful-beach

Enjoying a Purposeful, Long, & Healthy Life
How does moving to Sardinia sound?
What if the move promises you a purposeful, long, & healthy life? Five communities in the world, Ikaria, Greece; Okinawa, Japan; Sardinia, Italy; Loma Linda, California and the Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica, have the lowest rates of middle age mortality, dementia, longest- lived women, highest concentration of centenarian men and some residents who live ten more healthy years than the average American.  These areas have been identified as the “Blue Zones”.
The Nine Lessons of Blue …

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Empty Nesters: Coping With Aging Parents & College-Bound Kids

By Friends Life Care
May 11th, 2017 For Members, Health & Wellness Comments Off on Empty Nesters: Coping With Aging Parents & College-Bound Kids

Every August, teens leave home for college and embark on a new and exciting chapter in life, but they are not the only people facing a new beginning. Parents left with a suddenly empty nest must also begin again and live a life without kids residing in their home. Managing this transition is tricky for kids and adults.
Some parents must deal with the sadness of children leaving the nest, while at the same time, handling an aging parent. While one family member is preparing for life on his own, another is slowly becoming more dependent on adult children for support. These s…

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Friends Life Care Supports Foulkeways’ Music & Memory Program Fundraiser

By Maria Buehler
May 2nd, 2017 Uncategorized Comments Off on Friends Life Care Supports Foulkeways’ Music & Memory Program Fundraiser

Forget Me Knot Walk & Run
Friends Life Care Partners participated in a fundraiser last weekend.   Carol Barbour, CEO, helped to introduce the event welcoming over 150 participants. She was joined by other Friends Life Care Partners team members to support the second annual Forget Me Knot 5K and 1 Mile Walk & Run at Foulkeways’ community in Gwynedd .  Donations were raised for the Foulkeways’ community Music and Memory program.  The Music and Memory program brings the joy of music and music-triggered memories to individuals suffering from Alzheimer’s…

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