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Helping Chronically Ill People Made Simple

Posted on 08/15/2013 by | Best Life | Comments

Bulletin Today | Your LifeSimple is better, many people say. Sarah LaFave certainly took a simple idea and transformed it into something that makes life better for lots of folks. She connects energetic college students with people who are chronically ill and need help with everyday chores. Discussion: Where do you go to get some extra help? Genius, huh? LaFave launched her program, Lori’s Hands, while a nursing student at the University of Delaware in Newark in 2009. “There’s no trick to it, nothing complicated about …

Extraordinary Elders: Carolyn Jackson

Posted on 04/21/2011 by | Aging, Home & Family Expert | Comments

Your LifeI often meet elders who really blow me away with the things they do – their dedication to causes, their countenance and attitude and their hard-earned wisdom. I use the term “elders” because I believe it does not imply any specific age – it simply refers to people who are ”older than you” who are valued for their influence and personal accomplishments in their families, communities and in society in general. It signifies respect for those who’ve forged the path ahead of us. In this …