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20 Cheerful Gifts for People With Alzheimer’s or Dementia

These 20 gifts and ideas for people with dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, or other types of cognitive disorders will bring a splash of color and cheer into their lives! Caregivers will love these gifts, too. These ideas make life happier, easier, and brighter for everyone. The Fun Dogs Wall Calendar is the least practical, most cheerful gift idea on this list! Not every […]

30 Delightful Gifts for Elderly Parents Who Have Everything – Updated!

Older men and women have everything they need; the best gifts help your older parents and grandparents feel close to you. These gifts for elderly mothers and fathers, aging parents and creaky grandparents will make both you and them happy as pie. Or birthday cake, I should say, with two scoops of ice cream!

137 Things to Do When You’re Bored

Boredom isn’t fun or exciting – but, luckily, you can do something about it! This list of things to do when you’re bored at home, school or work will distract and entertain you. I have a billion things I love do when I’m bored, and they all include the letters B. L. O. G. Blog, think about what I should blog […]

5 Doctor-Approved Tips for Overcoming Depression at Christmas

Feeling depressed at Christmas is normal, even for people who aren’t depressed at other times of the year. These tips for coping with depression over the holiday season are from Dr Harold Levinson. “Depressed people don’t always respond well to holidays and vacations where others appear happy and life seems beautiful,” says Dr Levinson. “This contrast often intensifies their own sense […]

Blossoming FAQ and Answers – Laurie’s Blossom Blog Series

You found Blossoms! Here are the most frequently asked questions (FAQs) about my Blossom blog series, plus links to all things blossoming in my life. First, I have to share a quote I just found about blossoming. I don’t love it, but I’ll share it anyway…“They blossomed, they did not talk about blossoming.” That’s from David Stojanovic. Why don’t I […]

A Complete Guide to Bed Bugs: Signs, Traps, and Remedies

Here’s how to know if you have bed bugs, two different ways to kill bed bugs (a homemade bed bug trap and a natural organic spray), and an easy treatment for itchy bed bug bites. The most common sign of bed bugs is bites on your body, which cause itchy welts and often appear in a zigzag pattern. I thought getting […]