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I am a multipotentialite person who has many different interests and creative pursuits in life. As an Advocate for Healthy Aging & Wellness, and young adults living with Autism/Aspergers, this board is mainly an interesting mix of Human interest topics!
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Redirecting the Path to Affordable Senior Living and Assisted Care

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The forecast for the future of affordable senior living and assisted living is sure to be analyzed and dissected greater than any sub-market meteorologist.
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Delta Flight Attendant with Aspergers Creates Art Project to Ease Flyer Anxiety

Delta Flight Attendant with Aspergers Creates Art Project to Ease Flyer Anxiety | TLC's Mixed Topics | Scoop.it
Delta Flight Attendant Jewely Van Valin talks about her Aspergers, her childhood (undiagnosed) and an art project she created while she was a flight attendant for Delta Airlines.
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Neurodiversity and Innovation: The Benefits of Hiring Employees Who Break the Mold

Neurodiversity and Innovation: The Benefits of Hiring Employees Who Break the Mold | TLC's Mixed Topics | Scoop.it
Today, a diverse workplace is not only common, it’s a requirement. While racial and gender diversity are givens, there’s also an important new frontier: neurodiversity. A neurodiverse workplace…
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How to give your parents the security talk this Thanksgiving

How to give your parents the security talk this Thanksgiving | TLC's Mixed Topics | Scoop.it
Explaining why you shouldn't use the same password for every account can be difficult. Here's some help.
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Saving my son from himself for the second time

Saving my son from himself for the second time | TLC's Mixed Topics | Scoop.it
My 19-year-old son Zach attempted suicide for the second time yesterday. Why am I posting about this? Because I know many parents have experienced thi
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Understanding Asperger's Syndrome - which affects Susan Boyle and Anne Hegerty

Understanding Asperger's Syndrome - which affects Susan Boyle and Anne Hegerty | TLC's Mixed Topics | Scoop.it

It comes under the umbrella of Autism Spectrum Disorder and is more common than you might expect,... Asperger's Syndrome is a lifelong developmental disability which affects how people see the world and interact with others. It's often referred to as 'mild Autism' -. The main difference between it and Autism is that people with Asperger's don't have a learning disability, and do not have any developmental or intellectual delays. In fact, those with Asperger's are normally of average or above average intelligence.

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Here Is Everything That Is Closed on Columbus Day

Here Is Everything That Is Closed on Columbus Day | TLC's Mixed Topics | Scoop.it
As Columbus Day comes around Monday, so do questions about what's open and who's celebrating. This is what's open and closed Monday
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Good to know:--> "Which States DO NOT Observe Columbus Day? Alaska, Vermont, Hawaii and South Dakota DO NOT celebrate Columbus Day. Alaska and Vermont celebrate #IndigenousPeoples Day, South Dakota observes #NativeAmerican Day and Hawaii celebrates Discoverers' Day. Seattle, Minneapolis and Berkeley, Calif., have also started celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day instead of Columbus Day, among other cities and towns across the country."
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Choosing a Health Care Proxy for an 'Elder Orphan'

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Early on, elder orphans — like all adults — need to ask, “Who will decide for us in the event of a health emergency or if we should become incapacitated?”
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46 Women Who Are Changing the World

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Introducing Firsts, TIME's multimedia project on 46 trailblazing women who are changing the world.
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Part 3: Aging Independently, Challenges That Seniors Face Today -

Part 3: Aging Independently, Challenges That Seniors Face Today - | TLC's Mixed Topics | Scoop.it
Newtown’s senior population is rapidly growing, with many choosing to remain in their homes or local independent housing facilities. Without family members
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Minimalism at Fifty: What It Means to Me

Minimalism at Fifty: What It Means to Me | TLC's Mixed Topics | Scoop.it
Turning 50 is a time to reflect about what is important in life. Learn how minimalism can help you find peace and focus.
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Good morning Friday! Well, this article just fed my #SOUL ! Now at 56+, it just reconfirmed everything I've felt since turning 50 six+ years ago, especially #1: Minimalism is about removing clutter and searching for the true meaning of what is left of this life of mine! What I know for sure is that it "ain't" about buying more stuff!! ~ #PEACE ;-)
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3 Genuine Ways to Declutter Your Life

3 Genuine Ways to Declutter Your Life | TLC's Mixed Topics | Scoop.it
Decluttering our lives allows time to do things that bring us JOY. It is a *huge* step towards Becoming UnBusy.
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On The Spectrum: 11 Characters Living With Autism (And 5 More Who Might Be)

On The Spectrum: 11 Characters Living With Autism (And 5 More Who Might Be) | TLC's Mixed Topics | Scoop.it
There have been many characters who identify somewhere on the autism spectrum. Here are 11 confirmed cases and 6 more fans believe to be true!
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"For a while, Asperger’s Syndrome was used as a specific diagnosis for autistic people who didn’t have cognitive or language-related disabilities, but psychologists have since decided that the distinction of Asperger’s and “high functioning autism” is too vague and Asperger’s is now officially just part of the broader Autism Spectrum Disorder diagnosis"
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Letting Go of Your Dreams for a Grown Child With Mental-Health Issues

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Letting Go of Your Dreams for a Grown Child
Her daughter's mental-health issues led this mom to rethink things
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Re-thinking Autism

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Season two of the BBC’s Employable Me has hit our screens and 15 minutes in I’m tearing up.In a nation careering towards ‘full employment’, there are thousands who ar
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Kitchener man wants people to see the value those with Asperger’s syndrome offer

Kitchener man wants people to see the value those with Asperger’s syndrome offer | TLC's Mixed Topics | Scoop.it

"People with Asperger's love to work, Groh said. They want to play important roles in the workplace, but the unique way they function just needs to be understood.

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A Story from the Sandwich Generation: Caring for Kids and Parents

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When I first heard the term “Sandwich Generation,” it didn’t occur to me that I was a member of this commendable group. I survived caring for multiple seniors, raising my children and working all at once.
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The Sandwich Generation is a generation of people who care for their aging parents while supporting their own children.
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TV Wildlife Expert Chris Packham Opens Up About Living With Asperger’s | Isle Of Wight Radio

TV Wildlife Expert Chris Packham Opens Up About Living With Asperger’s | Isle Of Wight Radio | TLC's Mixed Topics | Scoop.it
"We are just different and I don’t see it as a disability. We need to accept diversity because it is part of life." 
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Totally agree!! - > "We are just different and I don’t see it as a disability. We need to accept diversity because it is part of life."
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#VanLife: The (Artisanal) American Road Trip

#VanLife: The (Artisanal) American Road Trip | TLC's Mixed Topics | Scoop.it
The hashtag #vanlife is a social media success. Meet the people hitting the road IRL.
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How to Hire an Employee With Autism

How to Hire an Employee With Autism | TLC's Mixed Topics | Scoop.it
Arianne Garcia offers suggestions for employers to hire employees with autism and help them succeed in the workplace.
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Dear HR/Hiring personnel, please read & get trained on How to Hire an Employee With #Autism #Aspergers, they are qualified & matter too! --> "It’s not acceptable that so many of us aren’t working when we have marketable skills and the only things standing in our way is HR’s interpretation of us."
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Hurricane Irma: Video and Images From Social Media

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As the hurricane rolled north, leaving residents to cope with widespread flooding, images on social media captured the powerful effects.
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Is It Safe to Live in Mexico?

Is It Safe to Live in Mexico? | TLC's Mixed Topics | Scoop.it

That question always makes me shake my head a bit because if we turned the tables and I asked them if it was safe to live in the United States, the likely response would be something similar to, “Depends on which part you’re talking about.” Well, the same thing goes for Mexico.

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The Difference Between Simplicity and Minimalism - Be More with Less

The Difference Between Simplicity and Minimalism - Be More with Less | TLC's Mixed Topics | Scoop.it
In a recent interview, I was asked about the difference between simplicity and minimalism. It seems to be a popular question, so if you've been wondering, I have an answer for you.
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200 Life-List Ideas for Strong Women Who Want to Embrace Life

200 Life-List Ideas for Strong Women Who Want to Embrace Life | TLC's Mixed Topics | Scoop.it
We can use a life-list to get busy living in middle age or we can make excuses for not participating in life the way we once did — The choice is yours.
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LIVE Health Wellness Q&A- Ask a Health Coach! Weight Loss, Fitness, ASMR, Nutrition | Corrina Rachel

LIVE Health Wellness Q&A- Ask a Health Coach! Weight Loss, Fitness, ASMR, Nutrition | Corrina Rachel
 
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