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Continuing with the great links I’ve discovered through Twitter as well as some from Google Reader and Amazon, here are a few more:
Grandparents, do you have a new grandbaby shower on the way? Would you like a special way to spice up the party? See Penny Raine’s site for a sale on her book, “How to Make A Diaper Cake .” Today and tomorrow you can purchase this ebook along with several other ebooks for only $7.95. I’ve seen these at a couple of showers and they are spectacular! It would certainly be one of the hits of the day, second only to the precious new arrival, of course 🙂
Encouragement – I cry out to God Most High, to God, who fulfills His purpose in me.
If you are wrestling with the question of when to start taking your social security , take a look at the article at Consumer Boomer . Excellent information on how to “double-dip” your income.
Per CaregiverCoach, the number 1 deadliest mistake for a caregiver is putting yourself last on the priority list. Remember, you need care too. And when you think about it logically, taking care of yourself is one of the best gifts you can give those who receive the care you give. So make sure you schedule those routine dentist and doctor appointments to ensure that you stay healthy.
Encouragement – Blessed are You, O LORD; Teach me Your statutes.
With job layoffs hitting so many, the problem can impact us or our adult children. Maybe even our senior citizen parents. I thought this article by Jean Chatzky was very timely: “Get Tips On How To Thrive, Survive In ’09” –
Exercise helps keeps brain fit, slows Alzheimer’s – Seniors benefit in particular from brisk walks that get more blood to the brain” – Thank you to Alzheimers98 for that link.
Is the family car showing signs of faltering? Are you looking for more reliable transportation to carry elderly family members to the doctors and grandkids to Chuck E. Cheese (or for that matter, the doctor as well)? Here is an excellent article to help you with negotiation. I have to admit though, I still prefer CarMax! It’s so much easier!
If you have a relative with serious medical problems, you might spend quite a bit of time researching online. Here is a scientific search engine that could be an excellent resource:
Encouragement – The Lord God is our light and protector.
Some good tips for those caring for loved ones with Alzheimer’s Disease.
That’s it for this round of links. More coming soon.