valentine's day

If there’s one food that people associate with Valentine’s Day, it’s chocolate. More than half of those celebrating are expected to give candy this year, spending 1.8 billion dollars on sweet treats, according to the National Retail Federation. Although studies that find chocolate is good for your…
For Richer or Poorer; A Family Caregiver’s Journey
We vow ‘in sickness and in health,’ and ‘for richer or poorer,’ hoping to never experience illnesses or financial difficulties. When tragedy strikes, spouses are often left battling both; taking on the huge responsibilities of caring for their husbands or wives’ needs, and managing their health and…
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Valentine’s Day this past weekend brought sweets and other treats for loved ones, and for some couples, an engagement. A hard-to-believe 6 million people told American Express that they were either expecting or planning a marriage proposal on the national love holiday.
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Valentine’s Day may be over, but 42 million Americans continue to give their hearts each and every day. They are family caregivers who help parents, spouses, aunts, uncles and other loved ones to live independently at home, where they want to be. For these unsung heroes, love goes beyond chocolate…
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Normally, I’m a sucker for the sweetly prepackaged romance of Valentine’s Day.
Amy Goyer describes loving someone with Alzheimer's as a choice and the most basic, simple kind of love.
Valentine’s Day is coming up, but I have to admit,  Alzheimer’s complicates loving someone who is struggling to cope with the confusion of an ever-changing world.
San Francisco Zoo Valentine with Cockroaches
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Gifts for Valentine's Day
Stumped for the perfect Valentine's Day gift for your sweetie? Maybe the answer is in the stars.
Love Book Magazine
Greetings, readers! And welcome to my new weekly blog about the thing I love most in this world (after Mr. Bethanne, of course): Books!
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