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  • Caregiving During COVID: Four Tips for Reengagement

    You may recall that I have recommended limiting your news consumption, because it really does add to our stressed feelings?  Well, it also can give us a “wrong perspective” on our own family and what should be done to...

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  • COVID 19 and Stress

    I heard a reporter talk about cases of post-traumatic stress disorder growing during this pandemic and quarantine.  I admit that I initially scoffed at the idea that our pandemic house arrest could be at all like the front line...

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  • COVID on Your Calendar?

    COVID 19 was not in my calendar for 2020, and I strongly suspect it was not in yours either.  I often have said that family life crises don’t make appointments; they just show up.  And I am usually talking...

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  • COVID Resolutions?

    We all have at least one thing in common in this time of COVID Quarantine – we are making more of our own meals at home.  The list probably goes on, but I think of this as an opportunity...

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  • Mental Health DIY in the TIme of COVID

    With all the talk of risk mitigation amid this COVID pandemic, home improvement may seem low on your list of things to do.  But after we all have self-quarantined, maintained our “physical distance” (I don’t call it “social” distancing.)...

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  • Stranded on a COVID Island

    You remember the Tom Hanks movie where he is stranded on a Pacific Island and how he learns to adapt.  Unfortunately, Hollywood does not offer a role model for us, because we are not suggesting you resort to a...

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  • COVID-19 Scams: The Insult to the Injury

    What national emergency would be complete without scam artists taking advantage of the vulnerable?  Community health experts are telling us that older patients are more vulnerable to the COVID-19 virus than other age cohorts, but older citizens also are...

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  • Listen to an Astronaut about COVID-19

    A small percentage of us may be coping with symptoms of COVID-19 or we know someone who is, but all of us are coping with “sheltering in place.”  While we all at some points in our live may have...

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