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Winter Nutrition

January is the perfect time to renew your resolve to eat well. Colder temperatures, shorter days, and the holiday celebrations of the previous month challenge our healthy intentions, but the beginning of a new year brings a feeling of new possibilities. A few simple guidelines can help you make healthy choices throughout the winter months:…

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12 Gift Ideas for Your Parents and Grandparents

Are you searching for just the right gift for your parents, grandparents, or other senior relatives? Even though they might be at a stage in life where they don’t really need any material goods, being able to bless our loved ones with a gift is a blessing to us. It’s fun to give! So listed below are 12 gift ideas in a range of prices that can be an ongoing blessing to both giver and receiver: …

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Researching Options for Your Parents

The ministry of Providence Life Services begins even before people move into our buildings. We consider it a ministry to help families sift through difficult decisions in order to find the best solutions to meet their needs. If you have started noticing that your parents need more help than they used to (and more help than they will admit to), it may be time to help them begin researching some options.…

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Celebrating Grandparents

Grandparents Day, which falls in September each year, was originally founded not only to recognize grandparents, but also to bring awareness of the needs of people living in nursing homes. Marian Lucille Herndon McQuade was a West Virginia housewife who had worked with senior citizens for many years. In 1970 she began a campaign to honor them. In 1979 her efforts were fulfilled when President Jimmy Carter signed the proclamation creating a National Grandparents Day. Mrs. McQuade passed away in 2008 at the age of 91.…