"So as my family grows and plans for our future, we’re taking extra steps to make sure we’re prepared to support our parents financially — while still protecting our children's and our own financial futures."
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At the Wells River headquarters of Silly Cow Farms, the Vermont hot chocolate company that has become a nationally recognized brand, Christmas started way back in June. That’s when production kicked into high gear and the company began filling cocoa orders for the holiday season. The holiday rush will be followed by the winter rush, and there won’t be a lull in production until March.
There are no Christmas carols playing in the warehouse. Instead, Lynyard Skynyrd’s Simple Man blasts as a doz...
Lynette Whiteman knows firsthand the challenges of caregiving. For seven years, she and her husband have looked after her elderly mother, who has Alzheimer’s, managing everything from medical appointments to getting her dressed. It’s an all-consuming cycle, which is why Whiteman, the executive director of Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey, urges other caregivers to take time for themselves.
“When you take a break, you are a better caregiver,” says Whiteman, whose nonprofit organ...
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For teenagers who have a mental illness, school can be an excruciating experience. Adolescents with anxiety may feel intimidated by their classmates or teachers, and students with obsessive compulsive disorder may never turn in assignments because in their minds their work is not good enough. The sickest students, like Anderson, can’t bring themselves to focus on academics when they believe they would be better off dead.
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The first thing the voice said to Dan Laitman was "I can help you with your comedy." That sounded great to Laitman, who was 15 at the time. In fact the voices (clinically known as auditory hallucinations) seemed normal to him. It wasn't until the voices started setting up odd restrictions that Laitman became concerned.