Category Archives: stress

(SECRET) Volunteer Work Can Open Doors

Doctors and psychotherapists have long observed that those who help others tend to enjoy healthier, happier lives. Often those who have been helped want to do something in return, preferring a hand up, to a hand out. Feeling needed and … Continue reading

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The Secret is Out: Coloring Provides Wonderful Stress Relief for Adults!

A 2012  study, found that anxiety can be greatly reduced by coloring. Specially designed, coloring pages for “grown-ups” are more intricate than children’s coloring books. “After my husband died I was numb and couldn’t even think. I bought a coloring … Continue reading

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Is Your Grandma Hungry and You Don’t Know It? Senior/Elder Hunger ~ The Hidden Epidemic in America.

Elder Hunger Awareness Month Proclamation signed by Governor Mary Fallin  for June 2015. Oklahoma ranks #8, in the nation, for senior hunger! 1/3 of Seniors in Oklahoma City are hungry on a daily basis, yet hunger in Oklahoma is higher … Continue reading

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Starving Widows in Oklahoma!

HOW  COULD  OLDER PEOPLE, IN OKLAHOMA, BE STARVING WHEN THEY GET A SOCIAL SECURITY CHECK EVERY SINGLE MONTH? Nearly four million seniors are now malnourished in the United States. Oklahoma ranks as one of the ten states, in the nation, … Continue reading

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A Simple Act That Can Touch a Widow’s Heart

Many friends and family tell the widow, “Let me know if there is anything I can do.” In shock, struggling with deep grief and overpowering waves of loneliness and confusion, she doesn’t know what it is that she needs. Her … Continue reading

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Clutter causes stress, contributing to weight gain, depression, strokes and more. (Cleaning and organizing)

BABY BOOMERS  Many Realtors and home builders acknowledge that requests for one story homes are increasing, especially from Baby Boomers who no longer desire to climb stairs. Making the move to a more desirable one story home can provide a … Continue reading

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FROM ONE WIDOW TO ANOTHER

A widow may be what we are, but it is not who we are. FACT: There are more than 100,000 widowed people in Oklahoma; 800,000 people become widowed each year in the U.S. Many friends and family say, “Let me … Continue reading

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