Category: Relationships & Family

Sharing Wisdom: Matters of Health and Wealth

Conversation in the Front Garden

Sharing Wisdom – A six-session Educational Series Days:    Fridays Dates:     Oct. 5, 12, 19, 26, Nov. 2, 9, 2018 Times:  9:30 to 11:00 a.m. Location: Oxford Community Center 4027 County Rd 106 Oxford, FL  34484 Topics: 10/5   –… Read More

Sharing Wisdom: Matters of Health and Wealth

Conversation in the Front Garden

A six-session educational series. Thursdays, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. October 4, 11, 25, November 1, 8, December 6. The Windsor of Ocala Assisted Living & Memory Care 2650 SE 18th Avenue, Ocala, FL  34471 Topics: Who Gets Grandma’s… Read More

There is No Emotional Attachment to Plastic

There is no emotional attachment to plastic.  None whatsoever.  Did you ever think about that? Said another way, I definitely would never intentionally part with my ten dollar bill to purchase that to-die-for greeting card for the birthday… Read More

Storm Strategies for Individuals with Distinct Needs

Most people have the same basic preparedness needs as everyone else; however, some individuals have special needs that go beyond the basics. This blog was written for those who have age- or health-related disabilities, yet are able to… Read More

Tips for Storm Preparedness

1. DO YOUR RESEARCH: The Florida Emergency Preparedness Guide can be found at  http://www.floridahealth.gov/programs-and-services/emergency-preparedness-and-response/_documents/prepareguide-eng.pdf and The Essential Guide to Hurricane Preparedness can be found at http://www.floridahealth.gov/programs-and-services/emergency-preparedness-and-response/_documents/prepareguide-eng.pdf  . More resources can be found by visiting  Florida’s Division of Consumer Affairs website… Read More

Quick Tips About Planning A Satisfying Final Goodbye

When the intention for preplanning is to offset stress, guilt, and sorrow, the process of planning a final goodbye can be a satisfying experience. Given that the cost for conventional funerals today is between $8,000 and $12,000, preplanning… Read More

“Before I Die I Want To … ” Wall

A Partnership of:UF/IFAS Extension Marion County, Prairie Creek Conservation Cemetery, Hospice of Marion County, and Kindred Hospice   The Before I Die I Want to … Wall project in Marion County is part of the national promotion of end-of-life education… Read More