Could their estrangement be caused by how we raised them?
By Elizabeth Vagnoni for Next Avenue
The truth is — I am estranged from my two adult sons.
The truth is — I love my sons and I miss them every day.
The truth is — I can’t understand how in the world this has happened.
The truth is — saying you love them and miss them is not enough.
How can I know if my loved one is suffering from Alzheimer’s disease or dementia? What does that mean? What does the future look like? These and other questions will be answered at a free presentation Nov. 9 at Salina Presbyterian Manor.
Playing an instrument offers physical and emotional benefits if you have health issues
By Bart Astor for Next Avenue
If music hath charms to soothe the savage breast, then playing music hath charms to heal the savage breast, or, more appropriately, the damaged lungs.
This is what Tom Zoe of Austin, Texas believes. So he helped create a program at Seton Medical Center
Don’t just watch the kids go back to school this fall
By Patricia Corrigan for Next Avenue
Lunchbox? Check. Backpack? Check. New outfit for the first day? Check.
So you’ve helped get a grandchild or other youngster ready to go back to school. But what about you? Staying mentally active after 50 stimulates neural networks, increases knowledge,