Weekly Inspiration Roundup, Volume 11

It’s Friday! Are you ready to go dancing with me? I think you ought to come along! It’s been a busy week but a fun one, including writing a lot, watching a live taping of CVV TV, and going to a hot tub. If you’re wondering about hot-tub therapy, check out Madelyn Griffith-Haynie’s The Laziest Exercise Tactic Believed to Work. I hope you all have a fabulous weekend! Now onto the latest inspirational blog posts from all of you wonderful peeps:

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Seek Support: Don’t Go It Alone With Important Health Issues

When it comes to our health, many of us like to think we can take care of ourselves. It’s true that we can make healthy choices and we can often deal with minor health issues on our own too. Even when we need to see a doctor, a diagnosis and a prescription can get us soon feeling better again. However, there are times when you need more help to deal with or overcome a health problem. You might need intensive treatment or you might require the right support to help you get through it. Here are some of the problems that are best not dealt with alone. Continue reading

Dementia: A Guide For All Ages

Some families deal with the disease behind closed doors

Does she have dementia? One may assume so because of her older age. Pixabay image (CC0).

What comes to mind when you think of dementia?

Old people, one would assume — dementia is always assumed to be an old person’s disease. That aside, you probably don’t know much more about dementia because the illness is often hidden from view. If you’re faced with the condition in your family, it tends to be dealt with quietly and behind closed doors. This is a consequence of the fact that dementia sufferers, by the very nature of their illness, are unable to advocate for themselves and ensure the topic has sufficient awareness. Continue reading