A Basketful Of Care

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.0.47"][et_pb_post_title author="off" comments="off" featured_image="off" _builder_version="3.2.2" title_font="|700|||||||" title_font_size="37px"][/et_pb_post_title][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.22.3" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.0.47"][et_pb_image align="center" force_fullwidth="on" align_tablet="center" align_last_edited="on|desktop" admin_label="Featured Image" _builder_version="3.23.3" src="https://todayswomannow.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/basket.jpg"][/et_pb_image][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.22.3" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.0.47"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.23.3"] Whether you’re a caregiver searching for support or who needs extra help, use this list as your guide for making life easier. CHILL OUT Glenda Hodges Cook, an instructor at Passionist Earth & Spirit Center, is showing people how to face aging with acceptance instead of fear. Her Unpacking the Gift of Aging Meditation class is divided into two 4-week sessions. Part [...]

By |2020-11-18T18:39:15-05:00November 28, 2020|Caregiving, Community, Today's Transitions Now|

Stir Up Your Home For Better Aging

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.0.47"][et_pb_post_title author="off" comments="off" featured_image="off" _builder_version="3.2.2" title_font="|700|||||||" title_font_size="37px"][/et_pb_post_title][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.22.3" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.0.47"][et_pb_image align="center" force_fullwidth="on" align_tablet="center" align_last_edited="on|desktop" admin_label="Featured Image" _builder_version="3.23.3" src="https://todayswomannow.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/main.jpg"][/et_pb_image][et_pb_text admin_label="Image Caption" _builder_version="3.23.3" text_font="||on||||||" text_text_color="#6d6d6d" text_font_size="10px" text_orientation="center" max_width="90%" module_alignment="center" saved_tabs="all"] There are are a number of design changes you can "stir up" in your current home to make it safe for you as you grow older. [/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.22.3" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.0.47"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.23.3"] You’ve been in your home for 25 plus years and want to age in your place. You might have arthritic hands or vision problems, but [...]

By |2020-11-10T11:27:48-05:00November 14, 2020|Caregiving, Community, Today's Transitions Now|

Calming Down: Anxiety In Your Loved One

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.0.47"][et_pb_post_title author="off" comments="off" featured_image="off" _builder_version="3.2.2" title_font="|700|||||||" title_font_size="37px"][/et_pb_post_title][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_image src="https://todayswomannow.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/kitty.jpg" force_fullwidth="on" _builder_version="3.23.3"][/et_pb_image][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.23.3"] Everyone experiences a bit of anxiety. My palms get sweaty the moment I realize I have to parallel park. I’m worried I’ll misjudge the space and bump into another parked car. Wondering if I was the only person who felt these twinges of nervousness, I asked my husband what made him anxious. He said, “Your parallel parking.”  According to the National Alliance on Mental Health, anxiety in small doses can help “keep us [...]

By |2020-05-14T20:15:07-04:00May 17, 2020|Caregiving, Living, Today's Transitions Now|

Keep the Connection

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.0.47"][et_pb_post_title author="off" comments="off" featured_image="off" _builder_version="3.2.2" title_font="|700|||||||" title_font_size="37px"][/et_pb_post_title][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_image force_fullwidth="on" src="https://todayswomannow.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/keepconnection_hz.jpg" _builder_version="3.23.3"][/et_pb_image][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.23.3"] The COVID-19 pandemic has forced virtually everyone to adapt and adjust their daily lives, but those changes have impacted some groups of people more than others. Older adults in senior communities have had to forego visits from their adult children and grandchildren. During this time of uncertainty, it is important to stay connected in safe and responsible ways. Lisa Smith, director of social services and neighborhood engagement at ElderServe, and her colleagues are [...]

By |2020-04-17T21:05:52-04:00April 19, 2020|COVID-19, Family, Living, Today's Transitions Now|

Easy Meal Options for Your Loved One

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.0.47"][et_pb_post_title author="off" comments="off" featured_image="off" _builder_version="3.2.2" title_font="|700|||||||" title_font_size="37px"][/et_pb_post_title][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_image force_fullwidth="on" src="https://todayswomannow.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/HomeCusine4873.jpg" _builder_version="3.23.3"][/et_pb_image][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.23.3" custom_padding="||1px|||"] Ensuring your loved one is receiving proper nutrition is important in helping them stay healthy during the COVID-19 crisis. If your busy schedule prevents you from preparing meals for them, consider using a meal delivery service. Home Cuisine, located in St. Matthews, prepares healthy ready-to-eat meals based on your specifications.  Each meal includes a protein source and if you have an allergy, they can make adjustments. “We do all of the calorie counts, [...]

By |2020-08-21T03:45:33-04:00March 17, 2020|Caregiving, Living, Past Sponsored, Today's Transitions Now|

When It’s Time to Move

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.22.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.0.47"][et_pb_post_title author="off" comments="off" featured_image="off" _builder_version="3.2.2" title_font="|700|||||||" title_font_size="37px"][/et_pb_post_title][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_image src="https://todayswomannow.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/TheForumWEB0527.jpg" _builder_version="3.23.3"][/et_pb_image][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.23.3"]From L to R: Al and Myra Earley, The Forum at Brookside Sales Director Kathy Embry, Joyce White, and Jimmy York. All of these residents are on The Forum’s hospitality committee, who welcomes prospective and new residents to The Forum.[/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_column type="4_4" _builder_version="3.23.3"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.23.3"]For some people, the idea of moving into a retirement community evokes memories from childhood of visiting a sick grandparent in a nursing home. The images our brains conjure may be dark or shadowy. We [...]

By |2019-07-19T19:11:19-04:00July 21, 2019|Living, Today's Transitions Now|
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