• “Who’s going to carve the turkey this year now that Dad has died?”
  • “I don’t have the energy or desire to shop, to decorate, or to be around others this year at Christmas.”
  • “I just want to erase Chanukah this year. I’ll just feel too empty without my husband to celebrate.”

Thanksgiving, Christmas, Chanukah, Ramadan, Kwanza and New Year’s Day are annual holidays that can be a very difficult time for people who have experienced the death of someone loved. Memories of good times and togetherness at the holiday season serve to remind us of our loss. Watching others who are feeling thankful and are celebrating when we feel overwhelmed, lonely or sad can be very painful. Holidays force us to realize how much our lives have been changed by the loss of our loved one. Particularly in the first year, many bereaved are left with having to develop new holiday rituals and traditions.

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Clarice W. Dowdle

The Time Is Now!  “If you find yourself wondering whether the time has come to be actively involved in the lives, activities, and decisions of your aging parents or loved ones, then that time has indeed arrived.  In fact, it may be overdue,’ says Clarice W. Dowdle, Founder, COO SeniorCareGivingToday.com and author of “Time for the Talk:  The Ten Step Plan for Effective Senior Caregiving Today.”

Throughout most of her professional life in marketing and PR, Clarice W. Dowdle always life was about helping and hand holding others to achieve their goals.   And, throughout most of her personal life it seemed in one way or another Clarice was also the one family member everyone would go to for help, advice or direction.   Clarice realized after an intensive caregiving experience with her father last year, that there needed to be a face and voice for this issue…since there are over 65 million family caregivers in our country today, with the largest % of our population now being seniors.

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Someone had to be honest, forthcoming, and explain the process of care-giving from the first onset of concern to the final transition.  Not just facts and figures but real issues that face our baby boomer generation every day as they care of their parents  and loved ones as well as the elderly that are now facing their “golden years” which for some are just not so golden. Read More→


Happy Hanukkah 2012

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Happy Hanukkah 2012

Kindle the taper like the steadfast star
Ablaze on evening’s forehead o’er the earth,
And add each night a lustre till afar
An eightfold splendor shine above thy hearth.

~Emma Lazarus, “The Feast of Lights”


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Have you ever wanted great tips to make more MONEY, find true LOVE and develop personal CONFIDENCE?  If this is you or someone you know, this show is for you.

Our guest today on Living Fully after 40 Radio is Bill Patti, of YourVoiceProfessor.com. Bill is a longtime Radio/TV personality and college professor.

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No matter the age, occupation or lifestyle…my proper breathing, articulation, resonance, projection and pitch methods, will positively impact lives.  Learn new voice techniques to improve everyday conversations, work presentations, telephone skills, even your love life.  Understand key nonverbal communication signals revealed by potential dating partners, to help you connect with the right person. Read More→

10 Tips for Coping with Grief During the Holidays (via PR Newswire)

CLEVELAND, Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The glitz and glitter in the stores, special traditions and get-togethers with family and friends make the holidays a time of anticipation and joy.  However, holidays can act as a trigger for those who are grieving the death of a loved one. While…

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Kathi Casey

Beautiful, Sexy Skin For Women Over 40

What the cosmetic companies don’t want you to know about skin care!

~ At last! ~ 

A how-to guide for all women, of any age, who are tired of paying big bucks for skin care products that do not deliver what they promised, and even worse, what they actually deliver are harsh chemicals that irritate or dry your skin! What the…?!

 Let Kathi Casey share with you:

Which soaps to use for sexy smooth skin and why

  • Which natural exfoliates work (and are made from products in your pantry!) and which are a waste of your hard earned money
  • The perfect natural moisturizers for smooth, healthy skin

Kathi includes links to her favorite soaps, masks and moisturizers, as well as detailed instructions on how and when to use each.

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This guide is a must-have for anyone who desires sexy-smooth, supple skin! Read More→

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Happy Thanksgiving 2012

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Thanksgiving is the holiday of peace, the celebration of work and the simple life… a true folk-festival that speaks the poetry of the turn of the seasons, the beauty of seedtime and harvest, the ripe product of the year – and the deep, deep connection of all these things with God.  ~Ray Stannard Baker (David Grayson)

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Annette Kingsley

Annette Kinsley, the author of Everyday Book of Insights, is a passionate holistic personal development teacher.

Passion and purpose are the two dominant forces in the life path of Annette Kingsley as a holistic life design author, speaker, consultant and strategy coach. Both professionally and personally these have shaped what Annette has achieved and how she can help you maximize your potential.

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By combining spiritually based performance coaching with strategy planning with a dash of inspired action supported with the added boost of your own strategy coach, you can compound the results of both leadership and directorship within your own world. Read More→

As 80 Million Americans approach retirement, Miriam Goodman has found that often couples don’t retire at the same time, making it, at best, a bumpy transition.  If this is you or someone you know, this show is for you.

Miriam Goodman help you realize that you are not alone in this anxiety about retirement and will assist you in finding new ways to navigate this sudden identity crisis and change in relationships and roles.

Ms. Goodman, also known as Ms. Retirement,  is the author of Too Much Togetherness: Surviving Retirement As A Couple (Bonneville Books), a handbook for living happily with a retired spouse,

and Reinventing Retirement: 389 bright ideas about Family, Friends, Health, What to Do and Where to Live (Chronicle Books.)

Dr. Keith McCormick, DC, CCSP

R. Keith McCormick, DC, CCSP, is a chiropractic physician with a private practice in western Massachusetts, where he specializes in the nutritional management of patients with bone fragility and in the treatment of sports injuries. Dr. McCormick studied Human Biology at Stanford University and earned his doctorate at the National College of Chiropractic. He is a member of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, the International Bone and Mineral Society, the Institute for Functional Medicine, and the ACA Council on Sports Injuries and Physical Fitness.

In The Whole-Body Approach to Osteoporosis, nutrition and bone health expert Keith McCormick offers a holistic, ten-step approach to help readers increase bone density and bone flexibility, reduce the risk of fracture, and engage in more active and healthy lifestyles.

Sports have played a vital role throughout Keith McCormick’s life. At Stanford, he competed on the varsity cross-country and fencing teams. As a junior, he was the silver medalist in the Modern Pentathlon World Championship. In 1975 he won the North American Championship and the following year was a member of the United States Olympic Team competing in the XXI Olympiad in Montreal. Dr. McCormick continues to compete at the elite level in triathlon of all distances, including the Ironman World Championships in Hawaii. His most recent accomplishments placed him 7th (AG) in the 2010 and 9th (AG) in 2011 70.3 Ironman Triathlon World Championships.

Contact Dr. Keith McCormick by visiting his website: http://www.OsteoNaturals.com