Archive for August, 2011

Ottawa man charged with killing wife at seniors’ home

| December 29, 2011 | 0 Comments
Ottawa man charged with killing wife at seniors’ home

By CBC News, cbc.ca, Updated: December 28, 2011 8:05 PM http://news.ca.msn.com/canada/ottawa-man-charged-with-killing-wife-at-seniors-home-64 An 82-year-old Ottawa man has been charged with first-degree murder in the killing of his wife at a seniors’ home in suburban Barrhaven. Ian Flann is charged with killing Doreen Flann, also 82, on Monday. Flann was wheeled into a hospital room on Wednesday [...]

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New Ways to Beat Diabetes-The latest treatments for fighting the devastating disease

| December 23, 2011 | 0 Comments
New Ways to Beat Diabetes-The latest treatments for fighting the devastating disease

by: Dr. Mehmet Oz | from: AARP The Magazine | November 2011 issue http://www.aarp.org/health/conditions-treatments/info-10-2011/new-treatments-for-diabetes.htm   Over the past 30 years the number of Americans diagnosed with diabetes has skyrocketed, from about 6 million in 1980 to almost 19 million today. As this problem spirals out of control, researchers are racing to find new treatments for [...]

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Simple Christmas Cake For Seniors

| December 21, 2011 | 0 Comments
Simple Christmas Cake For Seniors

INGREDIENTS: 1 package white cake mix (Dunkin Hines is a great choice) 1 package red Jell-o powder (3oz) 1 package Green Jell-o powder (3 oz) 2 cups water, boiling 1 Cool Whip   PREPARATION: 1. Prepare cake mix as directed on package. 2. Bake in two 8 inch or 9 inch layer pans. 2. Allow [...]

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Michelle’s Christmas Cookies For Seniors

| December 20, 2011 | 0 Comments
Michelle’s Christmas Cookies For Seniors

Written By: Michelle Bayno BSW, BA   Total Time: 22 min Prep 10 min Cook 12 min Makes About: about 2 dozen cookies Level: Easy 1. Beat 1 1/4 cups sugar and 11/2 stick butter with a mixer until fluffy. 2. Beat in 1 egg and 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract. 3. 1 cup of [...]

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Michelle’s Chocolate Christmas Cake For Seniors

| December 19, 2011 | 0 Comments
Michelle’s Chocolate Christmas Cake For Seniors

Written by: Michelle Bayno BSW, BA Are you looking for a simple, Christmas cake to serve this holiday season? This cake will not disappoint you or your guests. 1 package (18.25 oz.) golden butter cake mix. Duncan Hines is a excellent choice for this recipe. 1 cup of chocolate-hazlenut spread. Nutella is a good choice. [...]

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A Morning At The Mall: Taking your Elderly Parents Christmas Shopping. A Guide For Caregivers

| December 19, 2011 | 0 Comments
A Morning At The Mall: Taking your Elderly Parents Christmas Shopping. A Guide For Caregivers

Written by Michelle Bayno BSW, BA   I really savor this time of the year. My husband and I bundled up our boys Sunday morning and headed off to the shopping center to complete our last minute Christmas shopping. We arrived early enough to avoid the crowds.  Once we arrived at the mall, Christmas music [...]

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Michelle’s Christmas Ham For Seniors

| December 19, 2011 | 0 Comments
Michelle’s Christmas Ham For Seniors

Written by: Michelle Bayno BSW, BA   This Christmas ham will have all your guests reaching for seconds. 1 spiral-sliced fully cooked smoked bone-in ham with glaze packet, 9-10 lbs. 1/4 cup Dijon mustard (adjust to taste as required). 2 tsp. grated orange zest. Orange peel twists and parsley sprigs. Instructions: 1. Preheat your oven [...]

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Christmas Rosemary Lamb For Seniors

| December 17, 2011 | 0 Comments
Christmas Rosemary Lamb For Seniors

Written By: Michelle Bayno BSW, BA   Are you looking for a delicious Christmas meal? This recipe will surely have your guests asking for seconds.   1 cup of beef broth 1 cup of dry  red wine (or your desired portion) cup prepared balsamic dressing 1 TBS 1 cup of chopped garlic 1 TBS Dijon [...]

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A Christmas Memory

| December 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

  Written by: Michelle Bayno BSW, BA For myself and my family Christmas time is a magical time of year. It is a time of joy, secrets, and spending time with loved ones. It is a time of Christmas shopping and tackling crowded  shopping centers. I love hiding as I wrap Christmas presents with festive [...]

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Talking Turkey: Managing Unhappy Relatives at Holiday Time

| December 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

By Marie Hartwell-Walker, Ed.D. http://psychcentral.com/lib/2006/talking-turkey-managing-unhappy-relatives-at-holiday-time/ Almost all families seem to have at least one member who has made a career of being unhappy. In their distress, these people accuse, complain, sigh, and make it difficult for others to enjoy the moment. In their misery, it’s hard for them to let others be happy. In their [...]

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