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November 2012
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Hospice: The Best Kept Secret in Healthcare
Boulder, Colorado - "... I have learned that in talking to hundreds of people over the past 7 years since starting Family Hospice, that hospice really is the best kept secret in healthcare ..."
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Social Security Helps Veterans ...
"... Veterans Day is a time to honor the men and women who risk their lives to protect our freedom. We at Social Security ask you to join us in saluting the men and women of the armed forces ..."

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Travel Tips for Caregivers
"Just because you need a caregiver doesn't automatically mean you cannot travel. If your situation permits, travel can be very enjoyable .."

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We have a nice selection of articles for November 2012 and we have a new look for our eNewsletter and websites. Hope you like our new direction.
November Articles


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  • Choosing Home Care Services that Meet Your Needs
  • Find True Value at Social Security
  • Finding Balance for the Sandwich Generation
  • Hospice: The Best Kept Secret in Healthcare
  • New Short Term Care Insurance; Why Did I Buy It For Myself?
  • Over the River and Through the Woods to Social Security
  • Palliative Care for Pets
  • Social Security Card and Number Lesson
  • Social Security Helps Veterans (and Active Duty Military) Every Day
  • The Hunt is Afoot for Medicare Part D
  • Think About What to Give this Holiday Season - Give Help.
  • Travel Tips for Caregivers
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Nov - National Hospice Palliative Care Month
Nov - American Diabetes Month®
Nov - Open Enrollment Medicare
Nov - National Caregivers Month
Nov - Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month
Nov - Capitol Christmas Tree Harvested
Nov 10 - Victory Summit Symposium
Nov 10 - United States Marine Corps 237th Birthday Tribute
Nov 11 - Veterans Day in the United States
Nov 11 - Veterans Day in the United States
Nov 12-18 - Get Smart About Antibiotics Week
Nov 13 - National Memory Screening Day
Nov 13-15 - Inaugural Aging and Disabilities Summit
Nov 15 - The Great American Smokeout Day
Nov 22 - Thanksgiving in the United States
Nov 23 - Black Friday
Nov 24 - Small Business Saturday®
Nov 26 - Cyber Monday 
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Palliative Care for Pets
Article submitted by Dr. Jessica Pierce, Bioethicist and Writer
"Palliative care refers to the effective management of pain and the provision of comfort care, most often to ill or dying patients. Most of us are familiar with the concept of palliative care for humans ..."
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New Short Term Care Insurance; Why Did I Buy It For Myself?
Article submitted by Raymond Smith, CLU, CLTC, MBA - The Long Term Care Specialist
"A new kind of care insurance is emerging ... short term or recovery care. Policies are less expensive than traditional long term care insurance and medical qualification is a little easier. What is it ..."
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Think About What to Give this Holiday Season - Give Help.
Article submitted by the Staff at Seniors Resource Guide
Denver, Colorado - "Are you thinking about what to give this holiday season? Think about making a difference in some of our nation's most vulnerable seniors' lives ..."
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