Finances

    Medicare Home Health is a good start, but won’t cover all you need. And if you want to live a sparked life, you need a proactive resource, not a reactive one.

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    Technology

    Discover a safe, easy and secure way for your older loved ones and entire family to share stories and even video chat.

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    Thinking & Memory

    Is it normal aging or Alzheimer’s? How will you know? Check out the 10 warning signs of Alzheimer’s.

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    Life Care Management

    My friend and her family were struggling. Her mother-in-law had had a series of health issues and, as she lived alone, was growing more socially isolated. The family worried. Could she still live alone? Should she? What if…? Should they force mom to move? What was best for the family? For mom?

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    Purpose & Passion

    Feeding Dolly’s passion for knitting creates a snuggly, warm community of kids . . . and sparks all around.

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    Life Care Management

    Independent Doesn’t Mean Alone . . . with the right support, you may be able to be even more independent than before . . .

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    Health & Wellness

    Are you contributing to ‘America’s Other Drug Problem’? You might be and not even know it.
    What’s the big deal about medication adherence?

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    Caregiving

    As you clear away the holiday decorations and launch the new year, take a moment to review a few critical areas related to your loved ones and their well-being. So what how do you start?

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    Soaring Once Again
    Purpose & Passion

    From the very start, planes just seemed to be in Mel Michiel’s blood. But what happens when you no longer do that work on a daily basis and miss the people and location that gave you a strong sense of identity? Find out how Mel reignited his identity and shared some laughter and wisdom with old and new friends.

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    Finances

    Do you or your loved one have a life insurance policy? Rather than let is lapse, discover how it may be possible to convert it to a fund that can cover long-term care services.

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    Caregiving

    According to Mary Larsen, whose mom is 91, it is often trial and error for family caregivers to find the right level of support for their loved ones. And sometimes you no sooner get support then things change again. Yet the right level of support can make a significant difference for everyone involved. So what was the right level of support?

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    Bruce Kramer
    Caregiving

    Don’t be afraid to take care of yourself. Evelyn ‘Ev’ Kramer discovered how the partnership between Lifesprk and the ALS Jack Norton program gave her respite time to keep her own mind and body strong, while still providing support for her husband Bruce.

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    Caregiving

    Crises don’t have timeframes – they just happen, whether you’re prepared for them or not. To safeguard what’s important to you and proactively plan for the future so your loved ones aren’t left wondering what you would want, take the initiative now and complete a health care directive.

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    Social Connection
    Technology

    Social media is everywhere. But did you know that it may offer health benefits, too?

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    Ruth Halverson
    Senior Housing

    “The best advice I ever had goes out to those still living in their own homes. ‘Move while you are still able to decide where you want to go, what to keep and what to dispose of and to whom.’ I did and have never been sorry for those choices.”

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    Discovery
    Life Care Management

    “I had no idea the amount of joy that something as simple as filling a client’s birdfeeder would be for one of my clients.” Learn more about how Lifesprk Life Care Manager Elizabeth discovered the power of discovery.

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