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Caregiver support group meeting virtually August 20

Lawrence Presbyterian Manor and Visiting Nurses Association (VNA) are partnering to sponsor a caregiver support group on the third Thursdays of each month. VNA is a community-based organization that has served the Lawrence and Douglas County community for more than 50 years.
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June 25, 2020

ARE YOU DOING DOCTOR APPOINTMENTS RIGHT?

Navigating the medical system can be a daunting process. It’s challenging enough to find any doctor with openings, let alone a good doctor. And the internet isn’t always much help.What is helpful, however, is this in-depth guide to having a good doctor’s appointment written for The New York Times...
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April 9, 2018

ARE YOU BEING HELPFUL OR AGEIST FOR PEOPLE WITH DEMENTIA?

A few years ago, Angela Lunde, a leader in patient and caregiver education for the Mayo Clinic Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center in Rochester, Minn., sat at a table between two people who live on opposite sides of a dilemma.On one side of Lunde was a man with early- to mid-stage Alzheimer’s disease.
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April 2, 2018

8 WAYS TO PRESERVE YOUR FAMILY MEMORIES

Does that box of unsorted family photos in your closet give you a gnawing feeling? Always wonder what you’re supposed to do with your old slides? Make it a winter project to organize and annotate your family images and records, not just for your current family but for future generations.
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March 19, 2018

HOW A DAUGHTER HELPED HER MOM FACE DEATH

“I have a question for you, Aim,” Mom said from her blue La-Z-Boy. “How did you stay so positive during everything you went through?”This takes me by surprise. “Uh, Prozac?” I joke, and she laughs.
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March 15, 2018
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