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Please Pass the Torts

Video replay: Author Tom Morrison discusses his latest book “Pass the Tort$”

Enjoy the video replay or “Please Pass the Tort$” – a lively conversation with author and attorney Thomas Morrison moderated by Bill Littauer. View the Replay HERE About the Book Patrick A. Peters (“Pap”) and Prescott U. Peters (“Pup”), the intrepid tort lawyers whose zany exploits delighted readers of Torts R Us, return with another …

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Video Replay: Author Mark Oppenheimer discusses his book “Squirrel Hill: The Tree of Life Synagogue Shooting and the Soul of a Neighborhood”

Video Replay of a discussion with author Mark Oppenheimer about his book- “Squirrel Hill: The Tree of Life Synagogue Shooting and the Soul of a Neighborhood” View the Recording HERE Oppenheimer has taught at Stanford, Wellesley, and Yale, where since 2006 he has directed the Yale Journalism Initiative.  He is a widely published journalist who …

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What you need to know about Glaucoma

January is National Glaucoma month and nearly 3 million Americans suffer from Glaucoma although nearly half of them don’t know they have it. Until you get to the advanced stages there are no symptoms of this dreadful and irreversible eye disease, but early detection and treatments can preserve vision.   What is Glaucoma?  Glaucoma causes fluid to build up …

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Jessica Boardman and Clark Kent-Super Heroes!

Unlike Clark Kent who needs a phone booth for his superhero transformation, Noble Horizons nurse, Jessica  Boardman’s superhero powers manifest in her charisma, passion and contagious energy. By day (or night, depending on her shift!), Jessica is the superhero Nursing Supervisor on Riga and Whitridge but in aother life, she dons a superhero costume to …

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How to Tell When a Parent Should Stop Driving

As colder weather, snow and ice move in for a few months, driving hazards are plentiful.  Is it time to bring up the topic of safe driving with elderly parents? Driving offers independence and freedom so it can be difficult and emotional to speak with a parent about giving up driving. In fact, according to …

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Noble Cottagers Favorite holiday cookie recipes

Martha Stewart’s  Espresso Biscuits Yield: 16 cookies Ingredients 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup Dutch cocoa 1 tablespoon finely ground espresso beans 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature 3/4 cup confectioners’ sugar 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract Directions Step 1:  Heat oven to 350 degrees with two racks spaced evenly apart. Line …

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The Life Giving Practice of Yoga… The Story of Eleanor Miller

“Breathe in as though it is your very first Breath.  Breathe out as though it is your very last Breath”. (Sharon Salzburg) I sometimes say, “Yoga saved my life”.  In 1997 my husband was beginning to have memory loss and I was overwhelmed with fear.  The locus of sanity I found was through yoga- the …

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What’s the difference between Hospice and Palliative Care?

There is often confusion when it comes to the terms palliative care and hospice, and they are often used interchangeably. While they have some commonalities, they aren’t the same and there are some important differences. The definition of hospice care is “Compassionate comfort care for people facing a terminal illness with a prognosis of six months or less, based …

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Mary Ellen Baldwin – Volunteer, nurse, and beloved community member

As a big sister in a family of six, a mother of five and a nurse for 43 years, Mary Ellen Baldwin has not only dedicated much of her life to caregiving, but most of it has been joyfully rendered at Noble Horizons.  In fact, despite retiring from her nursing responsibilities a six years ago, …

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