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When Caring Meet Savings With ScriptSave WellRx -

When Caring Meet Savings With ScriptSave WellRx - | Family Wellness | Scoop.it
ScriptSave® WellRx.  Introduced us to an amazing Money Saving App for prescriptions, this post is sponsored.  As of this month, I have no medical insurance!
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Celebrating the Holidays with a Loved One with Dementia: A Guide for Family Caregivers

Celebrating the Holidays with a Loved One with Dementia: A Guide for Family Caregivers | Family Wellness | Scoop.it
Are the approaching holidays adding stress to your role as a caregiver for a family member with dementia? 15 million Americans are caring for a person with Dementia or Alzheimer’s disease.
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Looking after dementia patient ‘can impact carer negatively’

Looking after dementia patient ‘can impact carer negatively’ | Family Wellness | Scoop.it
The stress of looking after a loved one with dementia can negatively impact on both the memory and concentration of the carer, new research shows.
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Just 1 in 5 adults mean it when they tell others that they are 'fine'

Just 1 in 5 adults mean it when they tell others that they are 'fine' | Family Wellness | Scoop.it
Almost a third of 2,000 Britons polled said they often lie about how they are feeling to other people. While one in ten said they always lie about how they are feeling emotionally, a survey found.
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Half of carers 'at risk' by being trusted with someone's PIN

Half of carers 'at risk' by being trusted with someone's PIN | Family Wellness | Scoop.it
Over half of Britain's 7 million unpaid carers know the bank card PINs of the person they are looking after, a study has revealed, as banks come under pressure to give them "limited powers of attorney".
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10 Nasty Habits You Must Eliminate From Your Daily Routine

10 Nasty Habits You Must Eliminate From Your Daily Routine | Family Wellness | Scoop.it
Our brains just aren't capable of successfully completing two tasks at the same. So why do we keep doing it?
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Do YOU feel stressed out?

Do YOU feel stressed out? | Family Wellness | Scoop.it
From drink recommendations to anti-anxiety techniques, we have spoken to a group of experts for nerve-soothing lifestyle tips to help you stop sweating the small stuff.
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The Hardship Of Being A Single Dad - Real Stories

Taken from the documentary 'My Heart Belongs To My Dad', John talks about his tenuous relationship with the mother of his children, who left him for a ne
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12 Stories That Remind Us Of The True Power Of Gratitude

12 Stories That Remind Us Of The True Power Of Gratitude | Family Wellness | Scoop.it
Why gratitude is good for your health, how to teach your kids thankfulness, and how to cultivate a gratitude practice you can actually stick with.
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How I’ve learned to live with an invisible illness

How I’ve learned to live with an invisible illness | Family Wellness | Scoop.it
It might not be physically visible, but it should by no means be invisible from society.
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"Healthy" Things You Can Stop Doing Right Now | Reader's Digest

"Healthy" Things You Can Stop Doing Right Now | Reader's Digest | Family Wellness | Scoop.it
The news that flossing is not essential took many of us by surprise, but that's not the only health habit that isn't helpful—and could be hurtful
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The best kids trackers: Using wearables for child safety

The best kids trackers: Using wearables for child safety | Family Wellness | Scoop.it
Thanks to advances in GPS technology, keeping track of children is becoming much easier with kids wearables. While there are plenty of smartwatches for kids on the market, GPS trackers are slightly different.
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Minding my disabled daughter: 'I don't want to do this anymore'

Minding my disabled daughter: 'I don't want to do this anymore' | Family Wellness | Scoop.it
32-year-old Siobhan Powell can't walk, speak or eat solid food. Her exhausted, frustrated parents want to start a conversation about the lives of carers in Ireland
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It's Never Too Late to Stop Smoking

It's Never Too Late to Stop Smoking | Family Wellness | Scoop.it
Even quitting in your 60s can add years to your life, researchers find
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Lack of sleep costs Americans billions of dollars each year

Lack of sleep costs Americans billions of dollars each year | Family Wellness | Scoop.it
Lack of sleep costs the U.S. economy as much as $411 billion a year due to workers' reduced productivity and increased risk of death, RAND study finds.
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Lessons of self-care, while caring for others

Lessons of self-care, while caring for others | Family Wellness | Scoop.it
HDS lecturer dedicates her life to the counsel and teaching of young people | Cheryl A. Giles, the Francis Greenwood Peabody Senior Lecturer on Pastoral Care and Counseling, has been counseling and educating young people for more than 30 years.
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Caring for our disabled daughter: ‘I fear for our marriage’

Caring for our disabled daughter: ‘I fear for our marriage’ | Family Wellness | Scoop.it
A recent article on a family finding it hard to care for their child brought many responses
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When IS the right time to tell your kids you have a serious disease?

When IS the right time to tell your kids you have a serious disease? | Family Wellness | Scoop.it
Sarah Webb from South-West London tries hard to keep a smile on her face for her boys, but has suffered tremors and exhaustion for more than six years. She was diagnosed at 40.
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Together in electric dreams: Robots replace family love for China’s lonely elderly 

Together in electric dreams: Robots replace family love for China’s lonely elderly  | Family Wellness | Scoop.it
Three feet high, with blue and yellow flashing antennae and a head shaped like a stylish toaster, A Tie is among the first of an army of “intelligent nursing robots” that will be deployed across China to ease pressure on its...
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Knitting, crocheting and jam-making improve mental health, study finds

Knitting, crocheting and jam-making improve mental health, study finds | Family Wellness | Scoop.it
Knitting, crocheting and jam-making have never been associated with great thrills – but, it turns out, they work wonders for wellbeing.
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Here’s Why You Should Pay Your Children to Eat Their Vegetables

Here’s Why You Should Pay Your Children to Eat Their Vegetables | Family Wellness | Scoop.it
A study shows that offering a small, short-term cash incentive to children to eat more-healthful foods can lead to long-term healthier eating habits.
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Answers to Every Possible Thanksgiving Health Question

Answers to Every Possible Thanksgiving Health Question | Family Wellness | Scoop.it
Food and relationships still matter.
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My daughter (10) is having anxiety ‘meltdowns’

My daughter (10) is having anxiety ‘meltdowns’ | Family Wellness | Scoop.it
She ends up screaming, shouting and lashing out at her brother
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Caregiving, Assisted Living, Caregiver Help and Advice - AARP

The Caregiving Resource Center offers expert advice and resources for your senior care needs.
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Exploring Learning Differences: ADD, ADHD, Dysgrahia, Autism, Dyslexia

Julie Bogart shares her family's experiences with learning differences. Recorded on Periscope 10/09/2015 08:58 PM UTC by BraveWriter
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