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Types of Elder Care In Kansas City

There is a great deal of confusion over the different types of senior and elder care in Kansas City and across the nation. Let’s be candid-- it is not the type of thing that people shop for until they need it and that might be in the middle of an…

The Sudden Need for Kansas City Senior Care: Now What?

Are you searching for Kansas City senior care services in the metro area? We know it can be stressful, these tips can help you make the best decision when the time comes for choosing the best senior care living services in Kansas City. When Care Giving Becomes a Crisis When…

The Back Nine

Embracing the second half of life by Connie Michaelis, Lifestyle Consultant at The Piper I love it when readers send me emails that pertain to the second half of life.  There is so much written, and occasionally, there is a gem. Someone sent along an article that used the phrase…

The Aging Placebo, Mind Over Matter

Connection between successful aging and Mental Attitude by Connie Michaelis, Lifestyle Consultant at The Piper Placebo comes from the Latin word meaning ‘I shall please.’  It is a substance with no active therapeutic effect.  A placebo is given to a person in order to deceive them into thinking that it…

Searching for Happiness

The common thread that brings happiness to everyone by Connie Michaelis, Lifestyle Consultant at The Piper A young friend of mine was given an opportunity to travel around the world on a Happiness Project. She and her colleges researched what makes people of all nationalities and cultures happy, or what…

Love Conquers All

by Connie Michaelis, Lifestyle Consultant at The Piper The head of the Harvard Study on Aging, George Valliant, although trained as a psychoanalyst, bluntly declares that, "Freud vastly overestimated the importance of childhood." After reading many articles on the study it was clear that a great deal of emphasis was…

New Year, New You!

by Connie Michaelis, Lifestyle Consultant at The Piper Time does seem to fly.  We’re already through January and on our way to Spring.  In February, we will gain one hour and eight minutes of daylight.  What will 2019 hold for you?  Do you anticipate any major events this new year? …