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About this blog: I developed a special interest in helping seniors with their challenges and transitions when my dad had a stroke and I helped him through all the various stages of downsizing, packing, moving and finding an assisted living communi...  (More)

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How I decided not to wait for my first heart attack before changing my relationship with food.
Nov 18, 2013 9:03 pm
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When my old doctor at PAMF 2 ½ years ago congratulated me for crossing over into the obese category it finally hit home. What the heck was I doing to myself? I... More
It's that time of year again: Beware the Girl Scout Cookies
Feb 15, 2015 3:01 pm
Comments: 34 | Views: 9,712

There they were again. Right outside of Safeway. Not one group of girl scouts, but two. Each with their own competing tables, laden with cookies. Boxes of cookies.... More
Top 6 Issues Affecting Seniors to keep an eye on as Donald Trump takes over
Jan 19, 2017 12:27 pm
Comments: 10 | Views: 7,941

1. Services funded through the Older Americans Act (OAA) such as Meals on Wheels, adult day care, and information assistance could all be targeted.
2. Significant... More
FREE: Opportunities to Join in With Assistive Tech Program at Stanford
Jan 9, 2017 9:18 am
Comments: 0 | Views: 7,377

I mentioned this Stanford course last year and it’s starting up again tomorrow, Tuesday, Jan 10, 2017 at 4:30pm. The first session will be a course overview.... More
Senior Focus: ?I?m 75/80 years old, my house is too much for me. Should I stay or should I go..??
Feb 14, 2014 9:01 am
Comments: 4 | Views: 7,356

Working with seniors, I come across folks on a daily basis who are asking this question. Their knowledge of local senior retirement options varies from thinking... More
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Short story writers wanted!

The 31st Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 13, 2017. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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