Category Archives: I’m Not Your Mother, But

Where to Get Your Health Questions Answered

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I’ve been doing research for an upcoming blog post and was feeling frustrated because I couldn’t find what I needed. I decided to turn to the MaineHealth Learning Resource Center for assistance. The Learning Resource Center has been around as long as I can remember, offering health classes and education, and access to a resource library. It recently […]

I Don’t Know What to Say to Mom

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Dementia changes how people experience and interact with the world around them. The way a person with dementia uses words often leaves family members and caregivers unsure how to respond. After years of being able to communicate interactively, and exchange information clearly, as dementia progresses this flow suddenly shifts. Initially, it may be an occasional […]

Overwhelmed? Add a Time Out to Your Schedule

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You’re overwhelmed and I’m suggesting that you add one more thing to the list? Why?! Because if you don’t schedule a time out, my guess it that you will never take one. And your health — physical and mental — is likely to suffer. Does this sound like you? Try to juggle too many things […]

Which is Better — Sports Drink or Water?

Little girl drinking water

No matter what you’re doing outside this summer, when the day is gloriously hot and sunny, it’s important to stay hydrated. The best beverage for the job is water — before, during and after physical activity. Water may be the optimum choice, but it’s not always people’s first choice. Kids in particular often prefer brightly colored, flavored […]