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Care Strong with a Little Exercise

posted by Jennifer Antkowiak

When you were little, you didn’t worry about creating an exercise program to stay fit! When you weren’t in school, you woke up with the sunshine, ate breakfast, and then ran outside to play. You were doing what came naturally. […]

Exercise and Caregiving: Force It!

posted by Jennifer Antkowiak

Women in their 40’s – 60’s are the most inactive groups of adults in the United States! Recent research shows that only about nine percent of women in this age group get at least three 20-to-30-minute sessions of moderate exercise […]

Good Night!

posted by Jennifer Antkowiak

Caregiving and sleep deprivation can go hand in hand. Our bodies desprately need sleep though, and it’s important to try to find ways to increase the length and better the quality of sleep. The Take Care Tips chapter on Sleep […]

A Caregiving Family

posted by Jennifer Antkowiak

I got to meet some strong, beautiful people at the Camp Variety for Children recently. The summer program is part of Variety the Children’s Charity of Pittsburgh, which is the oldest children’s charity of southwestern Pennsylvania.What is now a global […]

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I'll Take Time for Me: Resolutions for Caregivers
Were you too overwhelmed, or did you make some New Year's Resolutions this year? If you did, how are you doing so far with keeping them? If you didn't, I have some suggestions! (We say we don't like it, but sometimes it is nice to be told what to do).  I've come up with some ideas for changes we

posted 6:44:45pm Jan. 10, 2011 | read full post »

Penguins and Daffodils
I love living in Pittsburgh, PA...love our champion sports teams! Tonight, the Pittsburgh Penguins are in the international spotlight, playing in the Winter Classic. Our Heinz Field, home of the Pittsrbugh Steelers, has been turned into a skating rink for the event. After weeks of below freezing te

posted 8:44:47pm Jan. 01, 2011 | read full post »

Embrace the Positive Force of New Beginnings
"Your success and happiness lies in you.Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties."                          &nb

posted 8:13:54pm Jan. 01, 2011 | read full post »

Finish, and Start Strong!
Just a short post for now--wanted to share a video clip with you.  I came across it while organizing some of my caregiver notes. With the daily challenges caregivers faces, sometimes it's hard to believe we'll ever be able to lift ourselves back up into the light and smile again.

posted 1:28:54pm Dec. 30, 2010 | read full post »


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