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Summer Safety Has Never Been More Important

2023 was the hottest year on record since record keeping began in 1850. 2024 has a 61% chance of beating last year’s highs and becoming the most blistering year ever.…

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Carol Werba and family

Mother’s Day Across the Generations

This month, we celebrate the mothers, grandmothers and mother figures in our lives, those special women who gave us life, cheered us on, challenged us, bolstered us or (in some…

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Don’t Be Fooled by Elder Fraud

The month of April kicked off with a day dedicated to pranks and practical jokes. Whether it’s the classic whoopee cushion on Dad’s chair or a fake spider in Billy’s…

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Eleanor Johnson with granddaughter

Should You Move to Be Near Children and Grandchildren?

Of the nearly 70 million grandparents in the United States, 80% of them say that living near their grandchildren is very important to them, according to an AARP study. Yet,…

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Nourishing the Hungry Heart: The Link Between Food and Love

In Barbra Streisand’s new autobiography, the iconic diva details the painful relationship she had with her emotionally unavailable mother, writing, “I realize my mother did show love, in some ways.…

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Here Today, Here Tomorrow: Make Your Resolutions Stick

Why Do We Make Resolutions? History tells us that New Year’s resolutions date back 4,000 years to the ancient Babylonians, who made promises to the gods to pay their debts…

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Lathrop Fosters Community Approach to Aging in Place

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention defines aging in place as “the ability to live in one’s own home and community safely, independently and comfortably, regardless of age,…

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Quaker Values In Action at Lathrop

With new senior housing developments emerging each year to accommodate the increasing older population, how can we distinguish one community from another? To be sure, adult living environments vary significantly.…

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