Archive for July, 2018

You’re a new empty nester looking for ways to fill your time. You don’t have anyone to cook for anymore. No summer reading assignments, and no more swim lessons. So, what to do with all this newfound time on your hands? 
Rescue a dog!
Now is the perfect time to adopt that four-legged friend you’ve always wanted. Summer months are filled with fun activities, and you can add even more fun to your summer by giving a dog a home. There are so many great reasons to rescue a dog this summer, and here are a few.

You’re Saving a Life
End Euthanasia
Nearly 2.7 million…

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pack like a genius: roll your clothes instead of folding them

Summers are great for packing a bag and heading out of town for some rest and relaxation. However, nothing kills a stress-free travel vibe more than lugging around the world’s heaviest suitcase.

If over-packing is one of your vacation vices, have no fear! We’ve done some research, and found a few easy-to-follow tips that will make preparing for summer travel a breeze.
Here’s how you can pack like a genius.
Plan Ahead
Lay Out Your Clothes
The only way to proficiently pack for a week is to plan your week out ahead of time. You don’t want to pack a pair of joggi…

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Oh, summer! The weather is warmer, the days are longer, and the gardens are in full bloom. Everyone seems more relaxed during the summer months, and why not? It’s a great time to bask in the sun and soak up the rays.

As fun as it may be, warm weather can be terrible for your skin! People over age 50 have the highest risk of developing skin cancer — and ultraviolet (UV) radiation produced by the sun is a leading risk factor for this disease.

It’s imperative for older adults to protect their skin while spending time in the sun, but the proper skincare doesn’t stop…

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Meet the Friends Life Care Team!
 

Friends Life Care is the largest and oldest long-term care provider of its kind — but none of it could be possible without our dedicated employees working every day to make it happen. This “Meet the Team” blog series will spotlight different members of our amazing staff. Today, we are getting to know our Associate Director of Care Coordination & Provider Relations, Kate Roberts, MSW, LSW. 

Kate Roberts has 20 years of experience working in the non-profit sector. She has spent over a decade advancing the psycho-social need…

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