7 Tips for Giving Smart on #givingtuesday

Posted November 25th, 2015

It’s a busy week for special days. Thursday: Thanksgiving, Friday: Black Friday, Saturday: Small business Saturday, Monday: Cyber Monday, and finally, Tuesday: Giving Tuesday. After so many days of stuffing our faces, entertaining family, and overspending, Giving Tuesday shifts the focus from gluttony and spending to giving as a holiday tradition. Let’s not forget to […]

Rodney Warner

Where Are the Adults in the Room?

Posted November 20th, 2015

I saw a show on magic on TV last night. One point that was covered was the misunderstanding of misdirection. It’s thought that magicians get away with their tricks by misdirecting the audience’s attention to one thing while they do something else. The reality is they focus the audience’s attention on one thing and our […]

Rodney Warner

Giver of Care

Posted November 19th, 2015

Every cancer patient ideally should have a care giver. One who can look after the person, get him or her to appointments and help them with their physical and emotional needs. Not everyone is so lucky. Through the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society I volunteer to speak to people dealing with Hodgkin’s lymphoma, something I had […]

christina bach

Five Things to Know about Medicare and Advance Care Planning

Posted November 17th, 2015

November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month. In a major shift in policy, the federal government announced last week that Medicare will begin to cover visits with healthcare providers to discuss end of life care and advance care planning. This represents a big change in the practice, policy, and process of discussing end of […]

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