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Emma Merritt to Chair Eighth Annual Corks for Kids Path

January 19, 2015 (GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA)– Last March, following an ice storm that left 80 percent of Greensboro residents without power, the Seventh Annual Corks for Kids Path had to be postponed for 24 hours. Despite this inconvenience, the event set a new fundraising record and in seven years has generated more than $575,000. Eager continue reading…

Is Palliative Care Right for My Loved One?

Palliative care may be right for your loved one if he or she is experiencing pain, stress and other symptoms due to a serious life-limiting illness. Serious illnesses include but are not limited to cancer, cardiac disease, respiratory disease, renal failure, Alzheimer’s and ALS. Palliative care is appropriate at any stage of a serious illness. continue reading…

Hiring In-Home Help

Most family caregivers reach a point when they realize they need help at home. Tell-tale signs include recognizing that your loved one requires constant supervision or assistance with everyday activities. Caregivers also find that certain housekeeping routines and regular errands are accomplished with great difficulty or are left undone. It may become apparent that in continue reading…

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