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Feel Better with Meditation and Mindfulness

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Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain and Illness” and “Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life.” What about a Walking Meditation? One activity still available to us is walking, whether indoors or out (while maintaining 6 feet of social

Strategies for Managing Change in Your Life

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, speaker, and coach whose work revolves around the themes of leadership, change, and creativity, recently presented a webinar entitled, “Personal Strategies for Navigating Changing Times.” Here are 4 takeaways from Judy’s presentation, sponsored by the Kendal Corporation.   1. A pandemic may be new

Coping with Anxiety During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Published: March 16, 2020 Washing hands properly and practicing social distancing – we probably have these and other prevention tools down pat so we don’t become infected with COVID-19.  But tips to stay mentally healthy in the face of this pandemic – well maybe our toolbox needs more tools

Giving is Good for Others- and You Too

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and appropriate safety measures to protect donors and recipients.” (The Red Cross requires all staff and donors at blood drives and blood donation centers to wear a face mask regardless of their vaccination status.) And donating is easy: Just enter your zip code to find a nearby blood drive. If you

Contact Tracing: What and Why

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the time the patient was isolated. This includes people who were wearing a face covering, which is meant to prevent someone from transmitting the disease and not to protect someone from becoming infected. How do I know the contact caller is legit? Good question. According to the Ohio Department of Health

Tipping & Year-End Giving

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their exceptional service. Some places of employment have rules about tipping. For instance, Kendal at Oberlin staff are not allowed to accept tips. But twice a year, residents are asked to donate to a fund that is divided among the staff. Thank-you notes and cards, however, are acceptable and always

Dealing with Age-Related Hearing Loss

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, make sure you pick a spot with good lighting and acoustics, away from music and other distractions. Face the person and speak clearly, a little louder but not shouting. Do not hide your mouth, eat, or chew gum while speaking. Try to make sure only one person speaks at a time. And if you notice

Retired Episcopal Priest Talks About Dementia

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Published: January 16, 2018 A little over a year ago, Tracey Lind looked in the mirror and did not recognize the face reflected in the glass.  Thus began an unchartered road that Tracey now travels. Diagnosed with early onset dementia, Tracey ended her 17-year tenure as Dean of Cleveland’s

Holistic Approach to Living

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sharp and focused. Many older adults head back to the classroom just for the fun of gaining new knowledge and good news – it’s often free or of nominal cost. For instance, Kendal at Oberlin residents can sit in on a course at Oberlin College at no cost with permission of the professor or instructor