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Psychological Effects Of Being An Elder Caretaker

Abstract: Taking care of an elder suffering diminished capacity can be physically and emotionally stressful. Their care can require a significant time commitment and can detract from the caretaker’s involvement in socially and financially fulfilling activities. The financial concerns can be overwhelming. Most difficult is the effects on the caretaker…

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Tryptophan – Safe, Effective Sleep Aid

Abstract: Tryptophan is the amino acid in turkey which is usually blamed for your after-dinner lethargy on Thanksgiving. Tryptophan is a highly effective and relatively safe sleep aid which can be taken as an over-the-counter pill. However, it was banned decades ago for causing three deaths in one year. In…

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Youth Sports and Psycho Parents – Are You Guilty?

We’ve all seen them – the Psycho Parents on the sideline. They come in two types: The Delusional Parent forces their kid to play “their” sport. They harass the coach for more playing time. And they encourage their kid to play hurt. The Fiercely Protective Parent is deathly afraid that…

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5 Ways to Lose Money on your Home Refinance

Your home is likely your largest single investment. When refinancing your mortgage, treat it like you would any investment by analyzing how the financial costs and returns meet your goals. This requires a clear picture of the financial goals of this investment. Do you have a constraint on the monthly…

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5 Tips To Increase Your Blog Readership

Blog readership can be increased in three ways: either you directly sign up new people, people find your blog in a search, or one of your readers shares your blog with a contact. Direct sign-ups are a slow and expensive process. Search engines now focus as much or more on…

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The Good, The Bad & the Ugly Fat

While all “natural” fats have their role in maintaining your health, the ratio of Omega-3 vs Omega-6 fat intake is critical to combating the inflammation and arterial plaque that can lead to heart disease. There are over 610,000 deaths per year from heart disease and stroke is the third leading…

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True Love vs. Romantic Love

There is a difference between experiencing love for a partner and being “in love”. Rachelle Mand, psychologist, explained the difference in her recent 10 minute presentation at the Riviera Village Leads Club. True love is the product of experience and time. Over time, one comes to know the true personality…

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Divorce Is Not For Amateurs

“If you think it’s expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur.”- Red Adair Maybe divorce is not as dangerous as fighting oil well fires, but it can be as expensive if you do not get the right help. Anh Nguyen related a…

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Checklists Are Key To Successful Landlords

Besides selling houses, Realtor Carlene Delight has been a successful landlord for decades. Income property can be be a lucrative business. But like any business, the key to profitability is to consistently follow the proven path to success. Carlene described how the best hospitals compile detailed checklists for surgical procedures…

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