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Aging Life Care Support: Reduce the Risk of Isolation

Fantastic article circulating on PR Web: Reduce the Risk of Isolation with Resources and Support from Aging Life Care Professionals   TUCSON, Ariz. (PRWEB) June 28, 2019 As we age, there may be barriers for elders that prohibit social activity and engagement. Spouses and friends pass away, mobility becomes more difficult, and driving is no

Denise on The Stemwinder: This is a Rebirth

Author Interview: Part II   Denise discusses Irene, the centerpiece of The Stemwinder, establishing boundaries with clients, and how taking the leap to publish her story was a rebirth.         Irene’s story starts off with a near-fatal car accident. What was the initial prognosis after she came out of emergency surgery? DV: No one

Denise on The Stemwinder: It’s Still One Of The Best Kept Secrets

Author Interview: Part I Denise reflects on her debut memoir, The Stemwinder: Stories of a Faithful Care Manager. She discusses the writing process, why the general public still remains largely unaware of what care managers do, and the inspiration behind her work.       Going into this project did you know what you wanted

Stemwinder Review

Here’s the first official write-up from the non-fiction book reviewer world: SMS Nonfiction Book Reviews   The Stemwinder

Excellent Guide for Affordable Rehab

From Delphi Health Group:   Having insurance should help families to afford addiction care, especially if that insurance plan is in compliance with the ACA. That law includes regulations that require insurance companies to cover the cost of addiction treatment at a coverage level similar to those used for people who have another health issue.

Parkinson’s: What Everyone Should Know

From The Learning Corp: Critical statistics on the percentage of people diagnosed with Parkinson’s.     Over one million Americans are living with Parkinson’s Disease (PD), with 60,000 new cases diagnosed each year. Many people do not realize that Parkinson’s is the second most common degenerative neurological disorder after Alzheimer’s disease… Read the full article

The Great Equalizer: Preparing for End of Life

A must read from the Wall Street Journal:     Preparing for a Good End of Life https://www.wsj.com/articles/preparing-for-a-good-end-of-life-11549643346

Excerpt: Elder Orphans

From Chapter 10 — The Stemwinder: Stories of a Faithful Care Manager     Elder Orphans After Bella’s husband died, she was living in their Florida home by herself. Most of her friends were deceased and she really didn’t have anyone (with the exception of her sister-in-law who was her POA at the time). Everyone

Excerpt: Why A Book??

The Stemwinder: Stories of a Faithful Care Manager   Chapter 10: The Gentle Soul Why? Why a book? I’ve gone back, forth, and back again. Sat on the fence of indecision only to be stirred into motion by emotion. Screw it. Why not? I get to tell 3 wonderful stories about 3 wonderful people who

Excerpt: The Stemwinder: Stories of a Faithful Care Manager

Very excited to share an excerpt from my upcoming book, The Stemwinder: Stories of a Faithful Care Manager.   Chapter 2: Dark Swells Along this journey I’ve encountered situations where I unwittingly entered the orbit of some malevolence, like a moth navigating darkness that gets snagged in a hidden spider web. The occasions have been