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C. C. Young Launches Grief Support Group For All

By Rev. Raelynn Scott, Hospice Chaplain and Bereavement Coordinator We all know that a regular part of life is dealing with the loss of loved ones. But logic doesn’t seem to make these hurts any easier, especially when someone dearly … Continue reading

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Aging Eyes

Note to Readers: In 2016, our state association for non-profit senior living and senior care facilities, called LeadingAge Texas, hosted an art and writing contest called “ArtsInspire.” This article won in the prose selection. The author, Lydia Blanchard, age 78 … Continue reading

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Observations on Life

– from a senior living community! C. C. Young, Dallas, TX As we grow older and wiser, we slowly realize that whether we wear a $300 or $30 watch, they both tell the same time. Whether we carry a $300 … Continue reading

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History of Memorial Day

The practice of decorating soldiers’ graves with flowers is an ancient custom. Soldiers’ graves were decorated in the U.S. before and during the American Civil War. A claim was made in 1906 that the first Civil War soldier’s grave ever … Continue reading

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Young ‘Uns’ Frances Jones’ tenure as big as her heart

Submitted by Special Contributor Lisa Geyer Frances Jones’ volunteer work at C. C. Young started out like many others. She was coerced to provide supplemental help with something she knew little about: in this case, a residents-only choir group called … Continue reading

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8 Ways to Thrive in Midlife and Beyond

June 7, 2016 from the website: www.livehappy.com Article written and submitted by Sandra Bienkowski Sandra is a regular contributor to Live Happy and the founder and CEO of TheMediaConcierge.net Growing older brings wisdom, experience and confidence. American society values beauty … Continue reading

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Sous Vide

Leny Longo, CEC, CCA Corporate Executive Chef “Sous vide” is French for “under vacuum” and refers to the process of vacuum-sealing food and cooking it in a temperature controlled water bath. However, that’s a bit of a misnomer. You don’t … Continue reading

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Nutrition Advice

Kara Emig, RD Christian Living Communities, Denver, Colorado “Coconut Oil – The New Oil of Choice!” “Low Carb – the Best Way To Lose Weight!” “Why You Should be Eating Acai Berries – the New Cure-All!” We are constantly inundated … Continue reading

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Healthy Eating Habits Around the World

Kelsey Schoenbacher, MS, RD, LD MRC The Crossings, League City, Texas Eating habits are shaped by culture and healthy eating habits are different around the world. French culture views food as associated with pleasure, not health. Mealtimes are an opportunity … Continue reading

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‘Granny Tax’ Legislation Targets Dallas Area Seniors

DALLAS/FT. WORTH – March 14, 2017 – A group of non-profit area health care providers are concerned that legislation in the Texas legislature will tax large numbers of elderly in nursing homes. Known as the Granny Tax, Senate Bill 1130 … Continue reading

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