Archive for March, 2022

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Friends Life Care Partners is celebrating spring with some of our favorite recipes and a seasonal grocery list.

Let’s Get Cooking

Click the video above for an introduction to our favorite recipes and watch the full version here. You can also download the recipes to make and enjoy on your own.

Eat the Season

Did you know that eating seasonal fruits and vegetables is good for your health, the environment, and your wallet? Shop for spring using Friends Life Care VigR’s® se…

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In this post, I continue to feature important Quaker values called the SPICES.  SPICES is an acronym for Simplicity, Peace, Integrity, Community, Equality and Stewardship.
A Life Lived with Honesty
In Quakerism and for me, integrity means a life lived with honesty.  It requires following a path of upright ethics, unbending principles as well as truth seeking and being.  When we are transparent with pure motives rather, than a  personal agenda, then and only then can we have true integrity.

This value is always so incredibly important; and could especially use a boo…

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In the past, our parents and grandparents had doctors that made house calls and as we know that has changed!  Time is a rare commodity for doctor and patient alike.  Having good communication with your doctor is critical.  Appointment times vary and a high- quality visit is vital.

Coming prepared to your visit can make all the difference.  Read on for some steps to make the most of your doctor’s visit.

Set an agenda of what’s concerning you.
Be prepared and bring along medication lists and necessary health information.
Be honest about all aspects o…

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“So, do you have any questions for me?”

Hearing this from a healthcare provider at the end of an appointment can often cause your mind to either race or go blank. Surely, you have questions, but sometimes they come to you just as the provider walks out the door.

Communicating with healthcare providers can be difficult; our current healthcare system offers limited time and opportunity for both doctor and patient to connect in a meaningful way. According to a study conducted by the University of Southampton and published in the American Journal of Medicine, inef…

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