Can you Prevent Gynecologic Cancers?

2017-09-11T16:58:59+00:00 Aging, Care Giving, Health, Health Care|

Blog by Kandace Tolic, NP As a nurse practitioner in Gynecolgy Oncology (GynOnc), I work with patients who are referred with a gynecologic cancer which means a cancer in the reproductive organs. Gynecologic cancers include cervical, ovarian, uterine, vaginal and vulvar cancers. When women learn that I work in this area, I often get asked, [...]

Hey Fido…Come, Sit and Stay for the News…You’re a Trust Beneficiary!

2017-09-11T16:59:00+00:00 Aging, Care Giving, Death / Funerals, Gifts, Legal, Pets|

Many of us consider our pets to be part of our family.  This means we worry about who will care for them in the event of our deaths, but more importantly, how do we make sure there’s enough money set aside for this purpose?  Minnesota, last but not least, has finally joined the ranks of [...]

Awesome Grandchildren – where they come from!

2016-06-06T19:55:54+00:00 Aging, Care Giving, Cool People, Funny, Inspiration, Relationships|

More inspiration on Grandmothers....compliments of The reason grandchildren and grandparents get along so well is that they have a common enemy. ~Sam Levenson Grandmas are moms with lots of frosting. ~Author Unknown What a bargain grandchildren are! I give them my loose change, and they give me a million dollars’ worth of pleasure. ~Gene [...]

ABD SIZZLE – Reflexology Benefits Discussed by Emmy Vadnais

2016-04-07T16:03:14+00:00 Aging, Care Giving, Health, Health Care|

 Emmy Vadnais will be our guest on Saturday, April 9nd at 9:30 AM on KLBB 1220 AM.  Listen live or through streaming by clicking here. Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L is a Holistic Occupational Therapist, American Board Certified Reflexologist, Board Certified Massage & Bodyworker, teach, writer, and consultant. She has a private practice in St. Paul, MN providing holistic mind, body, [...]

Diane Bjorkman on ABD SIZZLE Radio

2015-08-18T22:22:33+00:00 Aging, Care Giving, Cool People, Family, Mothers/Daughters, Relationships, Snoop & Scoop|

Pictured are Diane Bjorkman and her husband, Bill Lehman For the past 35 years, Diane has been involved in innovative business ventures serving older adults in a variety of ways. She started her career in a long term care community in St. Paul and then launched a health and wellness program for residents and staff. [...]

How doctors want to die is different than most people

2017-09-11T16:59:09+00:00 Aging, Care Giving, Death / Funerals, Family, Health Care|

By Stephanie O'Neill, Southern California Public Radio Dr. Kendra Fleagle Gorlitsky recalls the anguish she used to feel performing CPR on elderly, terminally ill patients. "I felt like I was beating up people at the end of their life," she says. It looks nothing like what people see on TV. In real life, ribs often [...]

Erika Cashin on ABD SIZZLE Radio

2017-09-11T16:59:10+00:00 Care Giving, Cool People, Life and Work, Snoop & Scoop, Uncategorized|

Born and raised in Duluth Minnesota, Erika graduated from the University of Minnesota Duluth and then began her military "career" as a Navy wife. As her husband transitioned out of the military, she was just getting started with her military career. Becoming a commissioned officer in May of 1996, she spent over 6 years on [...]

Joyce Gill of “Small Sums” on ABD SIZZLE Radio

2017-09-11T16:59:10+00:00 Care Giving, Charity, Cool People, Life and Work|

Joyce Gill is the Co-Director of Small Sums. Joyce joined Small Sums in December of 2014 and is primarily responsible for Partner Outreach, Staff Management and Client Services. Prior to accepting this position Joyce served as the Director of Employer Services for Twin Cities Rise. Before entering the Non- profit world in April of 2013, [...]

National Healthcare Decisions Day: Taking the Time to Plan #PlanNowOptum

2017-09-11T16:59:11+00:00 Aging, Care Giving, Death / Funerals, Family, Health Care, Legal|

Tips on How to Begin Necessary Conversations with Loved Ones about Their End of Life Care Wishes By Dr. James Mittelberger April 16 is National Healthcare Decisions Day – A day set aside to encourage all of us to discuss important advance planning end of life health care wishes. It’s an opportunity to begin the [...]

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