Fifteen Activities to Exercise your Brain

1 Grab a cue and play pool. Rack ’em up, grab a cue, and contemplate on your strategy. Billiard players must focus on the immediate, blocking out distractions as they plan their next moves. Strategic planning increases mental clarity. Concentrating on the...
Those Aren’t my Test Results…

Those Aren’t my Test Results…

Not your Test Results? May be Medical Identity Theft… First of all, did you know medical identity theft occurs quite often? In fact, it is growing more prevalent. Medical Identity theft is when someone steals personal information such as your name and Medicare...

Understanding the Difference…What is Long-Term Care?

When people consider the subject of long-term care, they often think about nursing homes. In fact, long-term care has little to do with nursing homes.  Understanding the difference can help you protect your family and finances. Many People Wonder, What is Long-Term...

My Dad Never Ceased to Amaze Me!

ThenIn honor of Father’s Day coming up, I’m sharing a story I wrote about my Dad more than ten years ago..  This story was published in the Asheville Citizen-Times in 2006, about six months before Dad passed away.  He actually spent the last four months in his life in...

Mother’s Day is coming!

  What’s the role of a “mom”? My mom took care of us in every sense of the word.  Five kids.  That’s a whole lot of caretaking—from the birth of the first to the last one leaving the house it was about 30 years of her life. We lived on a small farm.  We had a huge...