Taking that deeper dive into stress reduction!

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Today’s Midday with Marggie and Dave on the topic of Stress Reduction, once again left participants with a refreshed sense of self and regeneration through positive emotion. Practicing HeartMath, www.heartmath.com, on a regular basis was emphasized and that to utilize this “practice” when things might be stressful as well as when there is an inner peace and to equally capture those moments.

Legacy Circle Garners Writers and Memories

The picture is of my Uncle Darrell and his first class in 1932.

Our Legacy Circle was filled with sincere folks from not only our home state of Wisconsin, but we welcomed attendees from Vermont as Ohio as well. Meaningful and beautifully written stories were shared. Allare welcome and no writing experience needed, only an open heart ready to soak it all in. Legacy Circle dates for the rest of 2021. They are: Wednesday, May 19 Wednesday, August 18 Wednesday, November 17 As always, you may register on …

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Midday with Marggie and Dave Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction

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Thank you to all of the participants of our last Midday with Marggie and Dave. Attendees enjoyed practicing HeartMath breathing techniques that shift the focus, the body and the mind from one of stress to one of peace. The feedback was incredible and we look forward to our next webinar on Tuesday, March 16 at 11 am where we will take a deeper dive into this fascinating topic. Visit us on Eventbrite.

Midday with Marggie & Dave – Exercise as Medicine

Our first Midday with Marggie and Dave, Exercise as Medicine, offered participants practical suggestions on building effective habits around exercise. They posed this question…what do YOU think of when you hear the word, MEDICINE? This webinar was excellent and raised awareness when substituting healthy alternatives to taking a pill while maintaining that exercise is simply something that you just can’t live without! Join us for our next webinar on Tuesday, February 16 at 11 am. …

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A Shared Vision For A Positive End Of Life Experience

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Here is a recent blog post by Marggie Hatala, BSN, RN, CEOLD which appeared on the National Funeral Director Association’s website I opened my emails as I began my day. I noticed an unfamiliar email address, and quickly scanned it to find a community member reaching out, looking for guidance about how to navigate the difficult waters of her mother’s terminal disease. Not asking for medical advice; rather seeking emotional support, how to talk to …

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Are You a Baby Boomer Caregiver?

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While we are nearing the end of November, the job of baby boomer family caregiving really never ends. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) conducted an interesting study of 109,268 baby boomers who are family caregivers. One of the key conclusions revealed that more than half of baby boomer caregivers provided care for longer than 2 years, and more than one-quarter provided care for 20 hours or more per week. Previous studies have …

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Going the extra mile for seniors…even to the vet

Welcome to our Ikor blog.   We want to provide you with a snapshot of our life’s work.   We support seniors, those challenged with chronic illness as well as their family members to include everything from transportation to medical appointments, assistance with managing medications, managing medical bills and even transporting the family dog to their veterinary appointments! We meet families when they are at crossroads, and have to make big decisions about care, about a place …

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